Water Inspector

Water Inspectors monitor the allocation and use of water from water resources such as streams, rivers and underground sources.

Overview

Water Inspectors monitor the allocation and use of water from water resources such as streams, rivers and underground sources.

Day-to-day

  • receives and assesses applications for licences to use water, investigates the ability of water resources to meet new requirements, and conducts site inspections.

Considerations

  • requires driving
  • working outdoors.

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To become a Water Inspector

  • You usually need a formal qualification in water operations, environmental studies, natural and physical science or another related field to work as a Water Inspector. Vocational Education and Training (VET) and university are both common study pathways.

    Find a Certificate in Water Industry Operations

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