Senior Scientist


DCCEEW - Environment & Heritage Group


Parramatta, (negotiable), NSW

Salary etc:

$134,445 - $148,168 p.a. + super. Temporary, Full-time.



  • Temporary full-time opportunity until 31 January 2025, with possibility of extension.
  • Location Parramatta, other locations negotiable.
  • Salary relative to experience, and ranges from $134,445 to $148,168 + super.

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water is currently seeking to appoint a Senior Scientist to join our Biodiversity, Conservation and Science Group division.

As the considered expert, the Senior Scientist will lead environmental assessments to inform contemporary environmental water management and decision making and support the implementation of programs and projects relating to water management in NSW.

About You

To be successful in this role, you must have:

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering rigorous science projects in environmental science.
  • Demonstrated experience in environmental assessment to inform environmental management and decision making.
  • Relevant scientific qualification and experience related to wetland ecosystem science.

About Us

The Department of Climate Change, Energy, the Environment and Water (DCCEEW) works to protect the state's environment and heritage. It leads the way on climate change, driving the sustainable transition to a net zero economy, powered by affordable, reliable, and clean energy.

DCCEEW conserves and protects the state's natural environment. It manages the NSW national park estate, including its rich and diverse biodiversity and Aboriginal cultural heritage for future generations.

DCCEEW also ensures sustainable management of water resources across the state, to support the environment, communities and industry.

We acknowledge the ongoing custodial responsibilities of the Aboriginal peoples of NSW to care for Country and water and are committed to establishing meaningful partnerships with Aboriginal peoples in the management of the environment.


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