Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
February 6, 2024
N/A, Prince George
Job Type
Application Deadline
February 26, 2024
British Columbia


Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy
Prince George (Hybrid)

This position is also posted as a STO 24 under REQ 108982.

Hydrometric Specialist
$67,931.58 - $86,624.56 annually

The Hydrometrics Specialist plans, establishes and maintains hydrometric stations and networks; organizes and coordinates hydrologic, hydrometric and hydraulic scientific data; and provides expert professional and scientific advice to partners and external stakeholders on water management and related analyses. Working with considerable independence, the Hydrometric Specialist demonstrates expertise in hydrometric operations and data production, including information management, data analytics and quality assurance.

Qualifications for this role include:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Natural Sciences, Earth Sciences, Civil or Water Resources Engineering with emphasis in hydrology, hydrotechnical engineering or fluvial geomorphology or in a similar acceptable water or natural resource field such as those stated above; AND 2 years’ related experience with Hydrometric networks and/or hydrometric gauging, as described below.
  • An equivalent combination of education and experience may be considered.
  • Registered, or immediately eligible* (within 6 months) for registration, with the British Columbia professional association as required by the specialty area (e.g., the Forest Professionals BC, BC Institute of Agrologists, Engineers and Geoscientists BC). *Note: Immediately eligible is defined as being registered as a professional in another Canadian jurisdiction and able to transfer that membership to a BC professional association listed above within 6 months of employment. It is the responsibility of the applicant to have the appropriate association review their qualifications to ensure they have the necessary requirements for registration.


  • Experience applying the theory and practice of hydrometry and hydraulics, as well as addressing its practical application.
  • Experience planning, organizing and conducting field-based hydrologic and hydrometric assessments.
  • Experience with hydrometric networks, software programs and associated technology, and equipment associated with hydrometric data collection, processing (e.g., Aquatic Informatics, Aquarius software), analysis and assessment as well as standard computer programs (e.g., Microsoft Office Suite) and spatial analysis software.

For more information, a complete list of qualifications and to apply online by February 26, 2024, please go to:

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