Australia nationals: Scientist

Government of New South Wales
Sydney, NSW, Australia
Position Type: 
Organization Type: 
Experience Level: 
Not Specified
Degree Required: 
Bachelor's (Or Equivalent)


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Exciting opportunity for a scientist to support the delivery of a range of multidisciplinary projects seeking to improve the management and health of waterways in the marine estate of NSW.

About the role:

The scientist will have a key role in providing technical and logistic support to senior scientists, including spatial data analysis, data collation, data base management, reporting, project management, literature reviews and some field work.

The ideal candidate must be a self-starter with exceptional scientific reporting skills and demonstrated experience in successfully working in a collaborative environment. The candidate will be responsible for:

• Managing and implementing Geographic Information Systems (GIS), including the acquisition of new spatial data and integration of these data into the organisation’s GIS
• Collating, preparing and undertaking statistical analyses of data or modelling results, and well-presented data reports to ensure successful completion of projects
• Supporting the delivery of projects through literature reviews, data synthesis, mapping and provision of timely advice to senior scientists

To be successful in this role the candidate will require:

• Tertiary qualification in Environment Sciences (Marine, Freshwater or Estuarine) or demonstrated relevant experience

• Excellent project management, planning and organising skills, with demonstrated experience in meeting deadlines and in using initiative to achieve project objectives
• Proficiency in GIS, statistical analyses and Microsoft application

About Us
Our vision is to create thriving environments, communities and economies for the people of New South Wales. We focus 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. We strive to be a high-performing, world-class public service organisation that celebrates and reflects the full diversity of the community we serve and seeks to embed Aboriginal cultural awareness and knowledge throughout the department.

Together, we create thriving environments, communities and economies
Daring Collaboration Creative Kind Inclusive

To Apply
Please review the role description
Submit a current resume (maximum 3 pages)
Submit a cover letter (maximum 2 pages) addressing how your skills and experience make you a good fit for this role.

More Opportunities
A Talent Pool may be established for future roles with similar focus capabilities. The Talent Pool may be available to hiring managers from the Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster and other NSW Public Sector agencies over an 18-month period.

Our commitment to diversity and flexibility
The Planning, Industry and Environment Cluster strives to be an inclusive workplace for all people. We recognise 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, veterans, refugees and those with disability.

We understand that flexibility means different things to different people and are committed to offering flexible work arrangements where and when possible.

Applications Close: 30 November 2020

Should you require further information about the role, please contact Jocelyn Dela-Cruz on (02) 9995 5508

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