Victoria BC
Salary: $53,537.59 - $66,868.18 annually
Join a professional resource management team dedicated to building and transforming BC’s vital
water program
Water is fundamental to BC’s communities, ecosystems, food supply and economy. The provincial water
program is a diverse group of environmental professionals who help support and make informed decisions
with evidence-based policy and sound science. Program staff collaborate with internal and external partners
to help ensure provincial water management is effective and sustainable. The program is undergoing an
exciting transformation with the implementation of the new Water Sustainability Act. The new Act supports
expanded regulation of groundwater, leading environmental protection practices and new area-based
management tools – all of which allow water resources to be more effectively managed during times of
growth and change.
As a Hydrologist, you will specialize in surface water-groundwater science and associated interactions. You
will provide sound scientific advice, prepare and manage contracts, perform data analysis, draft reports/
presentations, and develop decision-support tools to inform water-resource decision making.
Enjoy all the BC Public Service has to offer - a healthy work/life balance, excellent benefits and much
more. Your earnings include benefits for health and wellness, life insurance, retirement and more; reflecting
the true value of our employees. Other Incentives include: 35 hour work week, annual premium of 7% in
lieu of Overtime, Shift work and Standby (take as time or money) allowance.
In order for applicants to be considered for this position, their resume must clearly demonstrate
that they have the following education and experience:
• Degree in a related field (e.g., Physical Geography, Earth Science, or Environmental Science), or
• Must be registered, or immediately eligible for registration, as a Professional Agrologist in the British
Columbia Institute of Agrology, or a Professional Forester (RPF) with the Association of BC Forest
Professionals, or as a Professional Geoscientist or Professional Engineer with the Association of Professional
Engineers and Geoscientists of BC.
• Experience in surface water hydrology, groundwater-surface water interaction science, fluvial processes,
disturbance effects on hydrologic processes and resource management and planning in British Columbia.
• Experience working cooperatively with other government agencies, academia, and the public.
• Experience working on interdisciplinary team projects.
• Experience conducting watershed characterization studies.
• Experience in compilation of hydrologic summary statistics and use of associated data analysis software
• Experience producing technical reports and summary presentations.
For more information on this exciting career opportunity including how to apply by June 23 rd
2015, please visit:
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