Australia nationals: Hydrogeologist

Government of New South Wales
Various, NSW, Australia
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  • Be a part of something bigger and utilise your diverse hydrogeological experience for a prosperous NSW water future.
  • Fixed term role to February 2022, NSW location negotiable.  Talent pools may be created for future roles.
  • Salary starting from $90,661 plus super and annual leave loading.

The successful candidate will have previous field hydrogeology experience and a solid basis in hydrogeology or specialised fields of hydrogeology to provide technically sound reviews, assessments and advice in an easily understood manner.   Practical experience in the fields of groundwater resources characterisation and management will be highly valued.

You will have experience working in a complex and time constrained environment with changing technical, and policy developments. You will possibly have previous experience engaging community and stakeholders.

We are looking for a team player mentality striving to achieve team goals with a strong focus on delivery and customer service.  The role is primarily office based with some field programs and participation in stakeholder community activities.

For more information about this exciting opportunity, click here to view the role description.

About us

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment focuses on some of the biggest issues facing our state. We deliver sustainable water resource and environment management, secure our energy supply, oversee our planning system, maximise community benefit from government land and property, and create the conditions for a prosperous state.

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 are to provide resume and cover letter that addresses your suitability to the role and essential requirements as outlined in the role description.

Closing Date: 11:55pm, Wednesday 23 September 2020

Further information
Contact Fabienne d'Hautefeuille, Manager Water Assessments at or 0447 432 816.

More Opportunities

A talent 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.

Our commitment to flexible working

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment is committed to ensuring the sector reflects the NSW community it serves. We support an inclusive workplace where staff have access to opportunities and resources at all levels, enabling our team members to drive innovation, productivity, and delivery of high-quality services. We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

Our commitment to diversity

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment recognises that we operate in a diverse community and welcome and encourage applications from all ages and genders, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, culturally and linguistically diverse groups, the LGBTIQ+ community,