Job Title: Hydrologist
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: West Sussex, West Sussex
Salary: Negotiable Salary
REF: HQ00020589
Contact Name: Jill Richmond
Contact Email:
Job Published: over 1 year ago

A leading UK consultancy are looking for a Hydrologist to join their Water and Environment Team, working alongside other hydrologists, modellers and engineering specialists. They are looking for a motivated individual to help grow the team and contribute to delivering projects whilst guiding more junior team members.

You will provide a significant contribution to delivering work on a wide variety of projects for a range of clients and will be given the opportunity to manage small projects.


The successful Hydrologist will:

  • Undertake hydrological assessments on a range of studies, such as: flood risk assessments and flood mapping studies, and water cycle strategies and water framework directives
  • Be responsible for the technical quality of work carried out
  • Build and maintain good working relationships with clients and colleagues
  • Work alongside other team members in the business and support colleagues and assist where required


You will ideally have:

  • a BSc or MSc in a relevant subject (Hydrology, Environmental Management or River Basin Dynamics)
  • a background in water management or flood risk
  • experience in UK hydrological methodologies and have applied them to rural and urban catchments
  • knowledge of flood forecasting (ISI, PDM, NFFS, PRTF) - desirable
  • experience of GIS packages (Arc, MapInfo, QGIS) - desirable
  • experience or knowledge of hydraulic modelling software (ISIS/ Flood Modeller Pro / Tuflow / Infoworks) -desirable
  • membership of a relevant institution with/or working towards Chartership

Location: West Sussex

If you would like to discuss this role further please do not hesitate to contact me: Jill Richmond: 01202 888 986.