Advert ID: 20009568
Senior Technical Officer
Department for Environment and Water
$79,293 - $83,715 p.a. (TGO3) Permanent, Full-time.
The Senior Technical Officer is responsible for monitoring flows in the 2,500km South East Drainage Network on behalf of the South Eastern Water Conservation and Drainage Board.
The position works closely with the Field Officer to maintain a network of hydrometric gauging stations, undertakes flow gaugings and advises on the management of flows to aid in minimising flood damage and meeting the environmental flow requirements of a vast array of wetlands in the region.
The Senior Technical Officer will work within a small and dedicated team to operate flow control weirs and regulators, and be responsible for the development of procedures and principles for flow management operations.
This position will suit someone with skills and experience in flow gauging, who understands the importance of maintaining accurate flow and hydrological data and has experience in working around water, in a variety of weather conditions.