First listed on: 27 February 2024

Water Resources Modelling Specialist (24 month term)

Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking an experienced Water Resources Modelling Specialist (Full Time, 24 month term) to join our team.  

This is an opportunity to work with an essential organisation creating a more sustainable future for the state.  

This role offers the flexibility to work around life, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll be supported to build a rewarding career. 

Our perks and Benefits:

At WaterNSW, we believe that our employees should be as well taken care of as our rivers, dams, and pipelinesthat’s why we offer a load of benefits.  

  • Flexible working  
  • Work a 9-day fortnight at Full pay on the Enterprise agreement  
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave  
  • Fertility leave  
  • Yearly corporate wear allowance  
  • Professional development and educational assistance  
  • Salary Range starting from $144,550 + 11% Super  
  • And so much more! 

What you’ll do:

  • Provide technical input relating to hydrologic, hydraulic components and water quality interactions of multi-disciplinary projects in a team environment to assist in meeting regulatory and business requirements.
  • Provide project management support to deliver key projects for the business and ensure that best practice project management is applied throughout the life of the project.
  • Undertake the development, maintenance and application of a strategic suite of ‘water’ models for water quality and quantity, including for example catchment and stream models, system yields, network capacity and both actual and theoretical water supply system   models.
  • Provide technical advice and support to internal and external customers,  to ensure hydrologic factors and water quality are well understood and managed with acceptable risk
  • Ensure models are accessible and provide reliable advice for our customers to protect our catchment health, provide clean water and protect our ecosystems.

What we are looking for:

  • Relevant degree in science or engineering
  • Demonstrated experience at a senior level in hydrologic/hydraulic data analysis, modelling and reporting.
  • Experience relating to the management and delivery of projects that investigate large catchment scale water resources for both quantity and quality.
  • Evidence of understanding of water quality and quantity issues confronting Government and WaterNSW.
  • Understanding and experience in the build-up and wash-off of contaminants in the catchments
  • Knowledge and experience in the application of technology (HYDSTRA or modelling systems) for water data or in the development and application of models for catchment, streams and water supply systems.

How we will support you:

At WaterNSW, we balance flexibility – and the way we work – with the needs of the business, our teams, and us as individuals.

When it comes to working in an office, we work in a hybrid way. If you’re required to be in the field or on site, the benefits of flexibility can be achieved in other ways, such as through a condensed work week.

We are proud to be a WORK180 Endorsed Employer and are committed to providing equal opportunities for women.Visit our WORK180 page to access our benefits and career development opportunities

More about our team/ culture:

No matter how or where you work, safety is the number one priority. This means the physical and mental safety of you, your colleagues, and the public 

Who is WaterNSW?

When people think of essential human services, water supply is one of the first things that come to mind - and that’s where WaterNSW comes in. We are NSW’s primary bulk water supplier, river operator and comprehensive provider for licensing, water trades and water information.

For more information, please reach out to: Talent Acquisition Partner Azmine Amer at

Please note applications for this position will close on 15 March 2024.

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