Hawke's Bay Regional Council now has a rare opportunity for a full-time Senior / Principal Groundwater Modeller to join their team in Napier. Reporting to the Team Leader Principal Scientist Hydrology/Hydrogeology, you will provide input to the activities and functions of the Environmental Science Team, ensuring the Science Section achieves its objectives.
This role is one of technical expertise, responsible for developing fit for purpose numerical models that will assist with the management of water resources in the region, specifically groundwater quantity and quality. Some of your day to day key duties will include (but will not be limited to):
To be considered for this position you will hold tertiary qualifications at a postgraduate level in Environmental Science, Engineering or other relevant discipline, along with significant experience in a similar role.The ability to use and build numerical models including MODFLOW for groundwater modelling, along with development of web-based tools, is imperative. You will have a thorough understanding of the interactions between surface water and groundwater resources, as well as experience in managing surface water and groundwater modelling components of complex (multi-disciplinary, multi-agency and multi-objective) technical projects.
Although not essential, experience with modelling to support regional water management would be highly regarded.
Hawke's Bay Regional Council is looking for someone to hit the ground running - you'll be well versed in identifying both needs and problems, and able to find solutions with initiative. A confident communicator, you will be skilled in stakeholder engagement and possess excellent report writing and presentation skills to a high level.
This position is being recruited via an external agent. To view the job description and apply please follow this link - https://applynow.net.au/jobs/108856-senior-principal-groundwater-modeller
12 March 2019
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