Australia nationals: Senior Hydrologist

Government of New South Wales

Sydney, NSW, AU

  • Be a part of something bigger and utilise your extensive hydrologic experience for a better NSW water future
  • Ongoing full-time role based in Parramatta (other regional locations considered by negotiation)
  • Generous remuneration package. Salary from $118,507 to $128,507 (plus super and annual leave loading)

Our Water Group is currently seeking a Senior Hydrologist to join their Water Allocations team.

As the Senior Hydrologist, you will oversee  the development, documentation and implementation of surface water assessments that direct the allocation of available water to water users. Innovative use of contemporary information systems and planning models, will also underpin the high level technical hydrologic advice you provide to support the policy and planning functions of the Department.

To learn more about the role, click here to view the role description.

About You

You will have extensive knowledge and experience in the strengths and limitations of integrated hydrologic and/or hydraulic models and data, and in critically evaluating analytical work. You will be well organised and an excellent communicator – both written and spoken.

To be successful in this role you will have experience in one or more of the following:

  • water resources management modelling
  • catchment hydrology
  • wetland hydrology
  • statistics in hydrology
  • application of spatial analytical techniques

About Us

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment drives Government priorities across key areas such as long-term planning, precincts, housing, property, infrastructure priorities, open space, the environment, our natural resources – land, water, mining – energy, and growing our industries.

Our Water Group exists to efficiently manage water in NSW with the objective to create a contemporary government water agency focused on planning and policy, regulation, information and insights, and programs and performance.

Applying for the role

Applicants must address their suitability by supplying an updated copy of their resume and a brief cover letter that outlines your skills and experience relevant to the role.

Closing Date: Wednesday, 8 July 2020 at 11:55PM

Enquiries: Brian Graham, Manager Water Allocations on 0413 017 826 or via email at [email protected]

A recruitment pool may be created for ongoing and temporary roles of the same role or role type that may become available for filling over the next eighteen months.




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