Job Description

The Canal & River Trust is a charity who look after and bring to life 2,000 miles of waterways across England and Wales, because we believe that life is better by water. Every role across the Trust plays its part in transforming our canals and rivers into spaces where local people want to spend time and feel better, bringing wellbeing benefits to millions.   We are currently looking for a Hydrologist to join our national Water Management Team.

As a Hydrologist you’ll be applying your technical knowledge and expertise to secure the effective management of water resources around the network. You’ll support our internal customers operationally, helping them to meet navigational and other water demands, whatever the weather! You’ll build great relationships, supporting our internal and external customers on a variety of projects. You’ll also ensure the Trust is compliant with legal, environmental and operational constraints. You’ll be exposed to diverse hydrological problems on our canals, navigable rivers, network of over 1,500 locks and 72 reservoirs, amongst other infrastructure. You’ll be able to visit our network first-hand through site investigations and surveys when required. You’ll need some basic hydrological experience; however we’ll train you in canal hydrology.

For full details including the role responsibilites and requirements please see: Hydrologist role description.

Please e-mail water.information@canalrivertrust.org.uk with any queries.






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