- Department for Health & Wellbeing, Health Regulation and Protection, Health Protection and Licensing/Scientific Services
- Salary: $93,629-$99,087 - PO3 - Full Time / Term Contract (up to 23 July 2021)
The Senior Water Quality Advisor, provides specialist scientific and policy leadership on matters that require sophisticated scientific expertise in matters relating to water quality. The position assesses, defines and interprets water quality issues, assesses public health risks, recommends appropriate preventive or remedial action and management of exposure to hazards. This position also provides professional consultancy and coordination of the implementation of the South Australian Safe Drinking Water Act 2011.Collaborates with the Principal Water Quality Adviser on health aspects of water quality who is responsible for the provision of high level specialist advice and policy direction on all public health matters relating to marine and fresh waters, provision of drinking water and management and reuse of waste waters. Contributes to providing a single 24 hour point of contact within Government for notification of water and wastewater incidents, ensuring communication of the incident to required agencies and Ministers and facilitates the development of a co-ordinated response including, where required, communication of the incident to the public.
The South Australian public sector promotes diversity and flexible ways of working including part-time. Applicants are encouraged to discuss the flexible working arrangements for this role. Appointment will be subject to a satisfactory Criminal History Check. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants are encouraged to apply. Job ref: 735999
735999 - Senior Water Quality Advisor - Job Pack.pdf