Environmental Monitoring Officer
Do you enjoy working with data and seek a mix of outdoor and office work?
We are seeking someone with a practical can-do attitude to join our Environmental Monitoring team, responsible for collecting a wide variety of environmental data.
This full time role is based in Richmond, you will be part of a group who collects and archives information about river flow, groundwater, rainfall, water quality and air quality to support programmes across Council and the wider community.
The position offers plenty of variety, which means we are looking for a diverse skill set and the ability to problem solve. You will have experience in environmental monitoring and hold a relevant qualification such as a university degree or appropriate tertiary diploma. We use a variety of electronic equipment and data loggers to collect information so having strong practical skills in electrical or telecommunications would be a real advantage, along with an aptitude for maths and physics. It is essential that you are computer literate and embrace learning new technology
The fieldwork extends across a variety of environments and terrains which can be physically demanding, you need to be a strong swimmer and confident around rivers and working at heights. However, it's not all outside work! The office work is a significant component of the role and involves data management, calibration of instruments, asset management and liaison with landowners.
If you enjoy contributing to a motivated team that encourages sharing of knowledge and resources with interesting projects ahead of it, and you possess the above skills, then reap the rewards of becoming part of our great team. Let's talk!