Job Description

Job Header

Water Quality Scientist

Advertiser: Viridis ConsultantsMore jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
29 Sept 2020
Brisbane, CBD & Inner Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Science & Technology, Environmental, Earth & Geosciences

About Us  

Viridis Consultants is nationally recognised for water quality expertise. We specialise in water quality management and work with state regulators, large metropolitan utilities and small regional and remote councils throughout Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria.  

Every day we work to deliver on our mission, to provide expert scientific and engineering support to clients to enhance business performance, public health and environmental values. We understand the need to value the work that you do. We offer the opportunity to make the difference to communities across Australia. 

About the Role  

We are looking for an experienced Water Quality Scientist to join our team of scientists and engineers.   

We are based in Brisbane and have an office in Morningside. Prior to COVID-19 we worked semi-autonomously combining time in the office with working from home in accordance with our Working from Home Policy. Remote working options are available for this role.

The role will include:  

  • Processing of water quality data, undertaking statistical analysis and generating graphic representations.

  • Interpreting water quality data and providing advice.

  • Writing technical reports and procedures.

  • Undertaking water quality risk assessments. 

  • Providing training and expert advice to water utility operations staff. 

  • Undertaking marketing activities and maintaining a professional network of clients, peers and service providers. 


What we’re looking for  

  • Essential - Bachelor of science or similar

  • 3+ years experience in the water and/or wastewater industry. 

  • Highly developed understanding of data analysis and statistics.  

  • High level of proficiency with MS Office, in particular Excel. 

  • Excellent communication and report writing skills.

  • Highly desirable - familiar with the following software Minitab, QGIS or other GIS system


Why Join Us  

This position offers the opportunity to utilise your scientific skills to make a difference to public health in communities across Australia. 

We are a genuinely inclusive company and embrace a strong team culture. We value your professional growth. We embrace diversity. We value fairness and equal opportunity.  

We’re flexible and know the importance of work/life balance. If you’re a parent or caregiver, studying or have other needs, we can support you with flexible work hours and leave options.  



The following MUST be provided to be considered for this position: 

  • Current professional resume. 

  • Covering letter, as a minimum detailing the following: 

    • Rights to live and work in Australia

    • Current employment

    • Reason for applying for this position

    • Availability to start. 


Closing Date

Applications close at 5pm on Friday October 16 2020.

Please submit via SEEK only. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • Are you available to travel for this role when required?
  • Do you have a current Australian driver's licence?
  • Which of the following data analytics tools are you experienced with?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

Report this job advert

Be careful
Don’t provide your bank or credit card details when applying for jobs.
Learn how to protect yourself here.

Share this role