First listed on: 07 February 2018

Reference:                    11249

Position Title:             Hydrogeologist

Organisation Name:   Department of Water and Environmental Regulation

Location:                     Perth (CBD)

Salary:                         Specified Calling Level 2, $92,548 - $102,179


The Department of Water and Environmental Regulation (DWER) has an exciting opportunity for an experienced, motivated and qualified Hydrogeologist to fill a fixed term full-time position until 30 June 2021 in the Water Resource Assessment branch.

The primary function of this position is to provide technical hydrogeological support to the State Groundwater Investigation Program (SGIP), which seeks to better understand priority groundwater resources to inform planning and management. These investigations mix traditional hydrogeological methods with the latest technologies in both field data collection and model development to improve our hydrogeological understanding.

Duties include but are not limited to: carrying out groundwater investigations and assessment, investigating cause and effect relationships in difficult problems, coordinating and instructing support staff, and assisting in development and documentation of procedures for groundwater investigation and assessments.


The initial term of appointment for this position is until 30 June 2021. Extensions to this term may be possible, dependent on funding availability and resourcing requirements.


Further job related information and full details of this position can be obtained from For additional information please contact Mr James Milne on (08) 6364 6895 (not to be contacted for Applicant Information Packs or assistance with lodging your application).

Applicants are requested to apply online via using key word search: 11249.

Please ensure you have plenty of time to submit your application to allow for unanticipated problems, as late and pro-forma applications will not be accepted.

If you experience issues downloading the attached documents, please contact the Recruitment and Establishment Officer on (08) 6364 6703 and quote the Position Title and Position Number to obtain an Applicant Information Pack.

If you experience technical difficulties and are unable to upload or submit your application online please email prior to the closing date detailing the issue or submission information. This email account is not to be used for the submission of applications.

CLOSING DATE: Tuesday 20 February at 11:45 pm

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