First listed on: 11 July 2019

Senior Water Quality Consultant 


Ecosafe International is a dynamic and growing specialist water consultancy which provides practical, risk based solutions across the mining, industrial, government, institutional and commercial sectors.

We are currently seeking an experienced Senior Water Quality Consultant / specialist to join our vibrant team in WA or Brisbane. Key skills must include the following:

Key Skills

  • Science based degree or appropriate work experience
  • At least 5-7 yrs experience in drinking water quality related role
  • Knowledge and understanding of the ADWG and/or AGWR or
  • Demonstrated understanding of interface between water and health
  • Exemplary interpersonal and report writing skills
    • Ability to write a scientific report
    • Ability to understand client specific requirements.
  • Attentive and details orientated individual
  • Ability to research and understand a given topic
  • Proven project management skills
  • Proven client management skills
  • Knowledge of regulatory processes (desirable)
  • Audit experience (desirable)
  • Understanding of health based targets / log reductions 
  • Motivated 'self starter'
  • Driver's license
  • Strong ethical and safety conduct

Key Responsibilities

As a summary the role will include the following key responsibilities:

  • Undertaking water quality risk assessments and management evaluations
  • Preparation and facilitation of HACCP risk workshops
  • Drafting water quality reports
  • Development of site specific Drinking Water Quality Management Plans (DWQMP) and /or Recycled Water Quality Management Plans (RWQMP)
  • Management of water quality related incidents / events
  • Development of client specific water quality incident / event protocols
  • Assessment of water treatment design and evaluation of associated health based targets (log reductions calculations)
  • Undertaking water quality audits and reviews
  • Undertaking water quality sampling and investigations
  • Evaluation and management of water quality databases 
  • Generation of site specific water quality manuals
  • Water quality reporting / liaison with regulators (Department of Health)
  • Provision of concise, accurate and timely written and verbal reports to clients
  • Management and mentoring of junior personnel
  • Internal report review
  • Proposal / tender preparation
  • Delivery of water quality related training
  • Awareness of business development opportunities
  • Ability to manage project delivery and budget
  • Key client management.

Interpersonal Skills / Communication

As a summary the role will require the following interpersonal / communication skills:

  • Work well within a team
  • Proactive approach
  • Ability to manage own time
  • Highly developed communications skills, including report writing and feedback presentations
  • Ability to write scientific reports.

Selection Criteria

The selection criteria will include the following: 

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Working knowledge of water quality management, ADWG and / or AGWR
  • Working knowledge of regulatory requirements
  • Report writing capabilities
  • Problem solving capabilities
  • Water treatment operational experience
  • Ethical and safety related conduct.

Submission Process

If you are driven by excellence, have a positive attitude and want to join the dynamic team please get in touch. We are always happy to receive resumes from anybody interested in joining the Ecosafe Team and the position will be filled as soon as we find a suitable candidate. Salary package to be based on individual candidates. Please email your resume and covering letter clearly outlining your suitability to the above criteria to

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