Manager Water Resources Modelling
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Department of Land Resource Management - NT
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Senior Professional 1 - Remuneration Package $113,983 - $127,170
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Water Assessment Section - Darwin, Katherine or Alice Springs NT (negotiable)
Provide leadership, input and undertake management responsibilities for the Division’s water resource
modelling activities.
Manager Water Resources Modelling
Department of Land Resource Management
Senior Professional 1 - Remuneration Package $113,983 - $127,170
(including salary $99,457 - $111,108)
Water Assessment Section - Darwin, Katherine or Alice Springs NT (negotiable)
The Water Assessment Section performs a diverse range of functions relating to the
assessment,investigation, floodplain management and flood forecasting of surface and groundwater
resources under the NT Water Act. We manage a work program involving multi-disciplinary project
teams targeted at the investigation, development, management and environmental protection of the
Northern Territory’s water resources.
The Water Assessment Section requires a self motivated professional with a hydrogeological and
modelling background to provide leadership and manage the Division’s water resource modelling
activities. The suite of current models advise water resource assessment and planning for the
sustainable utilisation of water resources in the Northern Territory with particular emphasis on the
development of groundwater models and integrated water resource models for whole of catchment
water management.
The successful applicant will have:
• a Degree in Civil Engineering, Geology, an Applied Science, or similar relevant Tertiary qualification
• high level of management skills including program planning, budgeting and output based
performance
• demonstrated extensive experience in the development of groundwater models in tropical and arid
environments and demonstrated ability to manage complex modelling projects
• extensive knowledge of hydrology, hydrogeology and catchment processes
• demonstrated knowledge of groundwater resource assessment techniques and methodologies
• knowledge of integrated catchment modelling and
• capacity to communicate effectively with water resources staff and external stakeholders and have an
ability to interact effectively with people from different cultures
Benefits of working for the Northern Territory Public Service include:
• Remuneration Package $113,983 - $127,170 (including salary $99,457 - $111,108)
• Six weeks annual leave (plus 17.5% leave loading)
• Potential for relocation assistance
• Flexible working conditions
Applications should address the Selection Criteria. Please refer to the contact details below for a copy
of the Selection Criteria and Job Description.
For more details, please contact:
Des Yin Foo, Senior Manager Water Assessment
Department of Land Resource Management
Phone: 08 8999 3615
Email: [email protected]
Visit: http://www.careers.nt.gov.au
Quote vacancy number: 13071
Closing date: 29 September 2013
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