---------- Forwarded message ---------- From: Daehyok Shin<[hidden email]>
Date: Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 7:38 PM Subject: FW: Three Positions Available in Water Forecasting [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED] To: Ed Schofield <[hidden email]>
Happy New Year, Ed!
Could you circulate the following email among Melbourne Python Group members? It is about three Python positions my section is recruiting. Cheers.
Here are three positions I have mentioned in my presentation. As you can see in the job descriptions, we are looking for candidates particularly with strong Python or R programming skills. If you have any question on the positions, please feel free to ask me.
From: Narendra Tuteja <[hidden email]> Date: Wed, 4 Jan 2012 14:39:04 +1100 To: Narendra Tuteja <[hidden email]> Subject: RE: Three Positions Available in Water Forecasting [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]
Three exciting ongoing opportunities are available in
the Extended Hydrological Prediction Section, Water Forecasting Branch of the
Bureau of Meteorology. Applications for these positions will open on Thursday
12 Jan 2012 at the Bureau's careers website http://www.bom.gov.au/careers/. I will
be grateful if you can pass the attached information to potential applicants
with substantial expertise in hydrologic modelling and systems
Three Positions Available in Canberra, Australian Capital
Hourly Rate: Open Type: Full Time - Experienced
1 x Ongoing - APS Level 6 (Professional Officer Class
$73,073 - $83,081 pa plus an additional 15.4%
2 x Ongoing - Executive Level 1 (Senior Information
Technology Officer Grade C)
$88,966 - $100,212 pa plus an additional 15.4%
Canberra preferred, other capital cities will be
The Bureau of Meteorology is Australia's national weather,
climate and water agency. Its expertise and services assist Australians in dealing with the harsh realities of their natural environment, including
droughts, floods, fires, storms, tsunami and tropical cyclones. Through regular
forecasts, warnings, monitoring and advice spanning the Australian region and
Antarctic territory, the Bureau provides one of the fundamental and most widely
used services of government.
The Bureau contributes to national social, economic,
cultural and environmental goals by providing observational, meteorological,
hydrological and oceanographic services and by undertaking research into science
and environment related issues in support of its operations and
The Bureau’s expanded water information role is enhancing
the quality and utility of Australia’s water information by producing the
National Water Account, water resource assessments and water availability
forecasting services, supported by a national water monitoring and data
collection network. These responsibilities add to the Bureau’s existing
responsibilities for flood forecasting and warnings. The program includes
development and maintenance of an integrated, national water information system
freely accessible to the public (see www.bom.gov.au/water).
The Extended Hydrological Prediction section (EHP) has
been established to develop seasonal and long term water availability and
streamflow forecasting services. The seasonal streamflow forecasting service was
launched in December 2010 and the service provides water availability forecasts
at important locations in the Murray-Darling Basin (see
www.bom.gov.au/water/ssf). The service will be extended to areas providing substantial inflows to major storages across Australia.
APS Level 6 - This position will involve participating in
the design and provision of water information and forecasting products in the
Bureau’s Climate and Water Division. The occupant will be involved in advanced
hydrologic modelling tasks requiring quantitative hydrology skills for
delivery of the water forecasting products that support seasonal and long-term
water forecasting services of the Division. The focus of the position is on
water information product development for the Prediction Systems Unit of the
Extended Hydrological Prediction Section.
Executive Level 1 -
The Model Developer and Systems Architect is an important member of the EHP
team complementing our existing skills in modelling, systems development and
forecasting services. The person will be responsible for design, develop and
bring into operations hydrologic modelling systems and tools. This will
involve writing functional and systems specifications, technology selection,
which requires very high level of expertise in programming and
operationalising scientific modelling and service delivery systems.
Executive Level 1 - The Web Systems and Database
Developer is an important member of the EHP team complementing our existing
skills in modelling, systems development and forecasting services. Our Web
Systems and Database Developer will lead and implement web-based solutions to
achieve the Bureau’s Water Forecasting Service goals. Underscoring the
importance of the Bureau of Meteorology’s web presence, the organisation is
consistently the leading government website nationally.
We are seeking experienced and motivated professionals who
will enjoy working in a close and dynamic team environment to deliver practical
environmental services and outcomes benefiting Australia.
To view the Full Job Details of these position and to
obtain further information on our recruitment process and how to apply refer to
our careers website http://www.bom.gov.au/careers/.
Please read the selection documentation and if you have
any queries specific to this position please contact Narendra Tuteja on +61 2
6232 3518 or email [hidden email].
Applications are to be lodged online through the Bureau of
Meteorology eRecruit system by the closing date. APPLICATIONS OPEN: THURSDAY
12TH JANUARY TO THURSDAY 26th JANUARY 2012