First listed on: 01 May 2024

We have an exciting, opportunity for a hydrogeologist, hydrologist or equivalent professional to direct and coordinate on northern Victorias groundwater and unregulated systems. With a focus on the licensing and management of these important natural resources.

About the Role

The Senior Groundwater and Streams Officer provides specialist technical advice for significant and complex activities, including licensing of groundwater and unregulated surface water. The role Includes collaboration with internal and external stakeholders to deliver a wide range of services related to management of groundwater and unregulated surface water resources.

Based in the Tatura office with flexible home working arrangements, your core responsibilities will include:

  • Contribute to complex studies in hydrology and water system operation
  • Develop new and updated methods, procedures, and technologies for application to groundwater and unregulated surface water resource management
  • Provide technical advice to GMW work units and external stakeholders on groundwater and unregulated surface water resource management
  • Provide professional and program management support to the Authority, government agencies and to internal and external forums in relation to groundwater and streams issues
  • Maintain effective customer relations by providing information, resolving customer enquiries, service issues, difficulties, supply problems and complaints
  • Undertake reporting, investigations, and representation of GMW in a range of forums as required.

What do you need?

  • Well-developed knowledge and understanding of land and water management and surface hydrology and groundwater hydrogeology
  • Degree relevant to water, science or natural resource management, data analysis and interpretation
  • Ability to develop, coordinate and oversee a range of water planning and management activities
  • Excellent customer and stakeholder engagement skills


Here’s what we offer:

  • A competitive salary - classification C Band $84,554.53 - $97,885.01 in line with Goulburn-Murray Water 2021 Enterprise Agreement
  • A workplace where our values are genuinely demonstrated and celebrated
  • The flexibility to work between home and the office and adjust days and times as needed
  • Individually tailored learning and development opportunities
  • The opportunity to make your mark in the water industry and regional Victoria.

For more information or to view the position description please visit our website. For a confidential conversation, contact Groundwater and Streams Manager, Andrew Harbour on 04 1887 3957.

Applications close on Sunday 19 May 2024. To apply for this role please complete the GMW application form provided on our careers page and email together with a copy of your current CV to

GMW is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity and inclusion in the workplace. GMW encourages people with diverse backgrounds, experience, and perspectives to apply.

We welcome applications from people with disability and aim to provide an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you need any help with the application process or would like to discuss reasonable adjustments to support you to take part in an interview, please contact:

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