Senior Water Modeller


Environment, Planning and Sustainable Development



Salary etc:

$114,928 - $123,710 p.a. Temporary, Full-time.


PN: 57998

  • Office of Water.
  • ACT Healthy Waterways.
  • Senior Professional Officer Grade C.

ACT Healthy Waterways is seeking a Water Resource Modeller to establish well-calibrated and validated water quantity and quality models for the ACT, and to use these to explore the benefits of various urban and rural water management scenarios. The models will underpin catchment plans for managing water quality in some of Canberra's major urban subcatchments and sedimentation issues in some of the ACT's rural and conservation catchments.

ACT Healthy Waterways is an ambitious program that aims to improve waterway condition through a range of activities that affect water quality and quantity. The position will also work with other EPSDD sections and Directorates to support better natural resource management.

Eligibility/Other Requirements:

A degree or diploma of an Australian tertiary institution or a comparable overseas qualification - and/or equivalent experience, e.g. in consulting - appropriate to the duties of the position. Post-graduate qualifications in a water resource related field is an advantage.

A current ACT or equivalent driver's licence.

Notes: This is a temporary position available immediately until 30 June 2025. This position is based in a workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW). Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk. Part of work hours can be spent working from home.


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