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Water Security Agency


Canada-Saskatchewan-Moose Jaw


Company Information

Water Security Agency (WSA) is a unique organization in Canada - bringing together all of government's core water management responsibilities in one place. We manage the province's water supply, regulate drainage, own and operate 49 dams and related canals, write water policy and law, build needed scientific knowledge, assess water quality, assess ecological health, develop and deliver water programs, manage interjurisdictional water agreements, protect water quality, ensure safe drinking water and treatment of wastewater, reduce flood and drought damage, protect aquatic habitat and provide information about water.

The Water Security Agency was formed to lead implementation of the 25 Year Saskatchewan Water Security Plan. The plan will ensure the sustainability and quality of Saskatchewan’s surface and ground water supplies while protecting drinking water supplies from the source to the tap.

As a Treasury Board Crown corporation, with its head office in Moose Jaw, you will work with a diverse and passionate team of professionals who are leading this exciting challenge.

We offer rewarding career opportunities, competitive salaries and a comprehensive benefits package. To learn more about the work we do and this position, visit



Job Description

Our hydrology team provides the physical assessment and knowledge of Saskatchewan’s water resources that fundamentally inform all aspects of water management.  We are in search of an enthusiastic hydrologist to join a team of like professionals.  As part of that team you’ll provide advice and technical support to a broad base of internal and external clients.  You will analyze information collected from around the province to inform infrastructure design and operations, water policy and programs, plan for droughts, help with forecasting and operations and respond to floods.

Our hydrology work is used in all scales of infrastructure projects, from deciding the size of culverts required in a road, to major bridge and dam construction and rehabilitation. Our Hydrologists also prepare reservoir operating plans to meet the desired mix of water supply, recreation, power protection and flood protection benefits.  You may also interpret hydraulic models as a part of drainage and infrastructure projects, provide peak water levels for development, or complete water supply studies to understand overall availability in support of sustainable allocation of water for industrial, municipal and agriculture projects.

You will work among a diverse and passionate team of professionals from fields including engineering, water quality, ecology, law, sociology, and public policy to name a few, that are leading this exciting challenge in our province.

The successful candidate must be eligible for registration with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan (APEGS), typically possessing a Degree in Civil, Agricultural, or Environmental Systems Engineering, or in a related geoscience discipline.  A minimum of ten years of directly related experience is required for consideration at the Senior Hydrologist level.  Candidates with lesser experience will be considered for a Hydrologist-in-Training position.

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Water Security Agency
Leigh Bollinger
Human Resources Associate
Posting Date: 11-Nov-2017Engineering Permanent, Full-Time 1 ASAP
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