Water Resource and River Health Scientist


Department of Natural Resources and Environment Tasmania


Statewide, Tasmania

Salary etc:

$98,358 - $111,379 p.a.



  • Salary: $96,100 to 108,822 per annum (Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 6)
  • Status: Permanent
  • Hours per fortnight: 73.50 (minimum 58.80 hours, by negotiation)

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To undertake scientific analysis and reporting on Tasmania’s water resources, river health and catchments and to provide science-based advice to support the implementation of the Rural Water Use Strategy including the River Health Advisory Project and other policy and program initiatives.

The position provides fit-for-purpose information and advice to ensure Tasmania’s water resources are managed sustainably to support the continued prosperity and development of the State’s industries and the community’s standard of living.

Desirable Requirements

  • A tertiary qualification within a relevant field of water resource and catchment science.
  • A current motor vehicles drivers’ licence.

Essential Requirements

As a result of a risk assessment process the Head of Agency gave consideration to where vaccination is a necessary control to protect the health and safety of workers and the community and therefore it has been determined that prior to appointment to these duties a person to is to provide evidence that they are vaccinated against the disease known as COVID-19

Date published:


Closing date:

28-Jan-2022, 11.55pm