Jobs Board

The Victorian water industry offers employees exceptional challenges, leadership opportunities and the many possibilities to provide liveability services to the Victorian community. Our industry is committed to inspiring and encouraging each other to explore innovation and excel in your field.

Below we have listed a snapshot of current senior opportunities from across the Victorian water sector.
For more details or to apply, please follow the links supplied.

Assistant Program Director

1 – 3 year secondment / fixed term contract

The Intelligent Water Networks (IWN) Program is a partnership between 15 Victorian Water Corporations, Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) and VicWater to drive innovation and deliver value to customers and the environment. IWN investigates new technologies and innovations to meet common challenges such as population growth, ageing infrastructure, climate variability and business efficiencies. IWN’s vision is that the Victorian Water Industry's shared opportunities will be delivered through collaboration and leadership.

Reporting to the IWN Program Director, you will be responsible for supporting the IWN Champions, Program Managers, Program Director and Executive Group with administration, secretariat support.

Regarded as a self-starter with an eye for detail, you can also be challenged with development and acting opportunities. This role will provide you with the opportunity to develop a broad Victorian water industry view, while expanding on a range of skills that will support your career development. These will include secretariat, research, communications, IT systems to mention a few.

The role will collaborate with participating Victorian member water corporations, DELWP and VicWater in all aspects of the Intelligent Water Networks Program.

Key Duties / Responsibilities

  • Coordinating all Regional Champion, Program Delivery Group, Program Working Group and Executive Group meetings, with the production and distribution of meeting agendas at least 7 days prior, minutes within 7 days after the meeting
  • Working as the secretariat to ensure all administration and program support activities are actioned in a timely way with a high level of detail
  • Work with the IWN team across member water corporations, DELWP and VicWater to make sure interdependencies are understood and shared
  • Manage correspondence received via the [email protected] email
  • Support the Program Director and Program Managers with the delivery of their Programs and Program Director Report
  • Manage annual water corporation / IWN visits – roadshow in consultation with the IWN Champion
  • Manage the two IWN industry conferences
  • Provide advice, assistance, and back-up to each Program Manager
  • Work with water corporations to encourage active participation in IWN program working groups and IWN in general
  • Continually look for opportunities to increase IWN brand awareness and industry exposure
  • Other tasks as required
  • Development opportunities for consideration
  • Deliver a technology trial from conception to final report and post implementation review
  • Provide social media support using LinkedIn
  • Support the communications team with the IWN newsletter
  • Provide industry presentations on behalf of IWN
  • Enhance IWN’s Knowledge Hub / SharePoint site
  • Develop grant applications
  • Acting Program Director

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To apply please submit your covering letter and resume to [email protected]

Applications close 5 July 2021
(Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held 9 July 2021)

Project Engineer

This role will enable your passion for delivering critical tangible assets, being water industry infrastructure that adds value to our customers and the broader community.

You will be responsible for the project management of various assets, including planning development, design finalisation, tendering, contract administration, construction supervision, commissioning and close out.

Working across our geographically spread locations, with the Planning, Strategic Asset Management, Land, Communication’s, and Operations teams, your competency as a Project Engineer will be highlighted when undertaking project option assessments, recommending solutions and then delivering them successfully.

Reporting to the Senior Engineer, you will be well supported in your new team to ensure projects are completed to the required quality standards, within projected timeframes and to budget.
Safety is critical in all we do, so your desire to ensure projects and contracts are delivered safely is paramount.
You will also apply your project knowledge to assist with the further develop of our project and program management processes.

Key skills and experience:

  • Degree in Engineering or Project/Contract Management is essential
  • Construction Induction Card (Red Card)
  • High level of expertise and knowledge relevant to water and wastewater infrastructure
  • Extensive experience in project and contract management
  • Sound computer skills including experience working with Project Management systems
  • Previous experience working in the water industry is an advantage
  • Strong OHS commitment and focus
  • Contribute to setting the standard for a safe workplace and lead safe work practices
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills across all levels, enabling effortless ability to liaise with various stakeholders
  • Ability to work autonomously with a high standard of accuracy and manage your time effectively
  • Get a buzz out of problem solving and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Beyond passionate about providing a positive customer experience
  • Possess a drive to succeed and be energised and committed
  • Willing to travel to project locations across the GVW region
  • A current motor vehicle licence is essential

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Applications close 18 June 2021

Accountant

Fixed term contract

Reporting to the Manager – Finance your focus will be on supporting the Finance team across asset accounting and financial accounting functions
This support will include general accounting, reporting and process improvements, preparation of monthly reports and variance analysis against budgets for department managers. In relation to assets accounting you will support the process of acquisition, project creation and project closures, depreciation and disposals.

Your keen eye for detail will see you assisting with the development of annual financial statements and reconciliations to ensure that GVW meets its reporting obligations.

The position will be based at the Administration Building in Fryers Street – in Shepparton’s CBD Hub. Here you can take a break from figures by popping into the precinct for your morning drink of choice. You will have the ability to work flexibly, in line with GVW’s flexible working policy.

This fixed term position will allow you to flex your accounting muscle, and be exposed to a Corporate setting in this essential services industry

Key skills and experience:

  • Degree in Accounting, Finance, Economics or a relevant field
  • CPA of CA professional membership (or currently undertaking)
  • Minimum 5 years suitable experience in a similar role
  • Experience using Microsoft Dynamics 365 Finance and Operations (highly desirable)
  • Proven ability to engage collaboratively, influence and negotiate with a range of stakeholders
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills across all levels
  • Possess a drive to succeed
  • Ability to work autonomously, high standard of accuracy and manage your time effectively
  • Get a buzz out of problem solving and thrive in a fast paced environment
  • Beyond passionate about providing a positive customer experience
  • High level computer, administrative and report writing skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong OHS commitment and focus
  • A current motor vehicle licence is essential

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Applications close 18 June 2021

Senior Network Engineer

The Senior Network Engineer responsible for providing high quality technical advice and operational support. Primarily you will be responsible for the management and support of the Cisco ACI infrastructure along with general network support, engineering, and implementation.

Key skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualification in Computer Science or related discipline
  • CCNO & CCIE accreditation
  • 5+ years of experience with Cisco ACI, routing and switching technologies, wireless technologies and ICE
  • 4+ years of experience with F5 load balancer and FortiGate firewalls
  • Demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills in dealing with key stakeholders including senior management, customers, consultants, contractors, regulators and committees
  • Maintain documentation, standards, processes, and procedures to ensure operational supportability of network systems and services
  • Experience in developing strategies, analysis, and efficiency improvements

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Applications close 20 June 2021

Team Leader - Wastewater Operations

As part of the Wastewater Treatment team you will be in a critical role where you will lead our wastewater treatment plant operations and maintenance requirements for the Central Highlands region.

Safety is our number one priority and we expect you will actively contribute to, and foster a 'safety first' culture that supports our aspiration of zero harm.
You will bring experience in wastewater treatment, reuse of wastewater and biosolids.

Key skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications or extensive experience relevant to Wastewater Treatment and/or Environmental Management or Engineering or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in wastewater treatment, reuse of wastewater and Biosolids.
  • Current drivers licence.
  • Experience in the water industry, preferred.
  • Sound knowledge of safety and environmental regulations, preferred.

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Applications close 16 June 2021

Executive Assistant to Executive General Managers

We are seeking a Full-Time dedicated Executive Assistant to provide high level support to two of our Executive General Managers (EGM) and their teams.  This role requires highly developed organisational and administration skills with the ability to effectively manage conflicting priorities and work to deadlines to achieve quality outcomes. You will be a passionate Executive Assistant with excellent interpersonal and communications skills who proactively engages in the coordination and administration needs of the EGM/s.

Key skills and experience:

  • Thorough working knowledge in administration and support services, and/or desired qualifications.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with people/issue with sensitivity, tact and appropriate discretion.
  • Demonstrated high level of competence with computer applications, Microsoft products, and online tools and systems with the ability to learn and adapt to new and changing technologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgement, prioritise work effectively and to meet deadlines and schedules as directed.
  • Ability to work autonomously with the capacity to make sound decisions independently, as well as work as part of a team showing reliability and flexibility.
  • A current Victorian Drivers licence, with a willingness to travel within the Coliban Water region as needed.

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Applications close 17 June 2021

Executive Assistant to Managing Director & Corporate Secretary

Coliban Water currently has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and skilled Executive Assistant for a 24-month Maternity leave contract. This is an integral role in ensuring the smooth running of the Managing Director's office and directly assists the Managing Director and Corporate Secretary through administrative support. This role is responsible for delivering diary management, board administration, meeting administration as well as other general administrative support.

Key skills and experience

  • Appropriate qualification or significant Administrative/Secretarial work experience in a similar role
  • Experience in a similar role in maintaining confidentiality, trust and integrity of an executive office.
  • Excellent communication skills both orally and in written form demonstrating high accuracy and attention to detail
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with the ability to deal with people/issues with sensitivity, tact and appropriate discretion
  • Outstanding ability to balance competing work priorities in order to meet the deadlines.

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Applications close 16 June 2021

Manager Operations Support & Improvement

The Manager Operations Support & Improvement is responsible for the management of a small team to ensure the regulatory commitments of our organisation are met. This role has particular emphasis on maintaining key stakeholder relationships, and places significant importance on innovation, maximising productivity and maintaining high standards in the team to ensure that operational reporting and compliance functions are met.

Key skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline and/or equivalent managerial experience in a related field
  • Demonstrated understanding of emergency, security and/or business continuity management within a utility environment
  • Proven ability to create value for EGW by way of combining best practices, industry trends, methodology knowledge, and experience to achieve the best approach and solution
  • Demonstrated experience leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams, consultants and contractors with proven ability to be a team player, and of fostering and thriving in and a collaborative culture.
  • High level communication, negotiation and influencing skills, with the ability to represent EGW effectively to industry, governments, suppliers, stakeholders and individuals in the community.

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Applications close 20 June 2021

Wastewater Treatment Technologist

Our wastewater treatment facilities treat a combination of domestic and industrial wastewater, to a level that is acceptable to discharge to the environment. You’ll be expected to have an in-depth knowledge of wastewater treatment processes and a working knowledge of risk management practices and regulatory compliance.

In this role, you’ll lead a small team of operators and support the operation, maintenance, optimisation and improvement works to ensure that wastewater is suitable to release to the environment or reuse within regulatory and industry guidelines and standards. You’ll also use your problem solving and analytical skills to resolve mechanical and process problems.

You’ll be a person that others want to be around, and work with, as you train and support the continued development of your operators. You’ll also be someone that’s known for your effective communication skills and helpful nature, who is hands on when it comes to driving outcomes.

Key skills and experience

  • A relevant tertiary qualification with the practical know-how in the operation, maintenance and optimisation of wastewater treatment facilities
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and effectively lead a team that supports a high level of motivation, development and team morale
  • Understanding of the relevant legislative requirements (DHHS, EPA, and WorkSafe)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to facilitate the ongoing training and support of trainees and operators
  • Your aptitude for solving mechanical and/or process problems

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Applications close 15 June 2021

Manager Maintenance Optimisation

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced manager to lead the development and implementation of maintenance services optimisation strategies for maintenance service provision. Applying advanced knowledge of contract strategy and management and maintenance approaches, the Manager Maintenance Optimisation will be a change agent within our business to help transform how we deliver maintenance services.

Applying astute commercial acumen to align contract obligations to commercial, legal and service delivery outcomes the Manager Maintenance Optimisation will ensure our customers’ level of service requirements is met, whilst maintaining safety, environment, regulatory and stakeholder needs.

The Manager Maintenance Optimisation will bring a holistic view of contracted and in-house maintenance, whilst ensuring alignment to our asset management strategies in supporting business sustainability and delivering value for money for our customer.

Key skills and experience

  • Degree qualified in Engineering, Business, Finance, Contract Management or other similarly related field / or relevant demonstrated experience in a similar field.
  • More than 5 years leadership/specialist experience in:
    • Maintenance contract management and /or related contract management of large key contracts especially experience relating to managing, monitoring and resolving supplier performance related issues
    • Financial management relating to service related contracts (budget setting, forecasting, accruals, payment approval, rate negotiations)
    • Establishing governance and management processes relating to contract management
    • Procurement, setting major contract procurement strategies, driving cost savings and improving terms and conditions
    • Developing/coaching and managing high performing teams
    • Proven experience and demonstrated competency in providing innovative solutions to and business development
    • Demonstrated experience and capacity to influence at a Senior Management Level.
    • Demonstrated competency in leading and motivating teams to drive change.
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate complex technical issues.
    • Demonstrated interpersonal and negotiation skills in dealing with key stakeholders including senior management, customers, consultants, contractors, regulators and committees.
    • Understanding of OHS law, obligations and regulations.
    • Experience in Quality Assurance and OH&S principles and applied practices

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Applications close 8 July 2021

Communications and Engagement Officer

We’re seeking an enthusiastic and experienced professional to support GMW’s communication and engagement activities within our communications team.

Demonstrating exceptional interpersonal skills, you will support in the development, implementation and evaluation of GMW’s internal and external communication and engagement plans, while providing expert advice and service to key business stakeholders.

You will have the opportunity to create a positive corporate narrative and build public image through a diverse portfolio of stories from across our region. As a key member of our multi-skilled team, you will also be required to work across communications, engagement and multimedia services, to ensure GMW’s communications remain at the forefront of industry standards.

Key skills and experience:

  • A communication degree, specialising in Public Relations/Journalism and / or a minimum of three years’ working in communications/PR and engagement, or related role.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work flexible hours to ensure customer needs are met.
  • Knowledge of the water industry would be an advantage

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Applications close 24 June 2021

Team Leader Irrigation Service Delivery

Reporting directly to the Manager Irrigation Delivery & Metering, this role will rely on supportive leadership and people management skills, ensuring irrigation systems are operated and in a safe, reliable and efficient manner.

This position will form positive relationships with irrigation customers and other stakeholders, providing and understanding and responsiveness to customer’s needs, obtaining better service delivery insights and contributing to wider business outcomes.

Key skills and experience

  • Good communication skills to provide clear leadership and support a positive team culture
  • Willingness to form part of an on-call team roster
  • Maintain and foster customer and stakeholder relationships
  • Work collaboratively as a member of the team and broader LMW family
  • Always represent LMW professionally
  • Efficient and reliable operation of our irrigation supply systems to achieve agreed customer service levels

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Applications close 21 June 2021

Agile Business Analyst

As the Agile Business Analyst you’ll be responsible for delivering Agile business, functional and system analysis services and deliverables to enable the successful delivery of continuous value IT projects together with the business.

As the use of Agile within Melbourne Water is evolving, the role will also be required to support the Agile Practice Manager in the establishment and continuous improvement of an Agile capability and potentially DevOps within IT Program Delivery and the broader Melbourne Water.

Key skills and experience:

  • Extensive experience in the IT industry, with recent experience as a hands on Agile Business Analyst.
  • Strong understanding and experience in Agile methodologies - including the definition of epics, stories, tasks and acceptance criteria
  • Certification in Business Analysis (agile certification is preferred)
  • Working knowledge of Agile tools such as JIRA & Confluence, and BI tools such as Power BI and Tableau
  • Demonstrated achievements in continuously improving Business Analysis functions, tools, processes and capabilities
  • Ability to identify and remove impediments and improve the productivity and ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Proven knowledge and experience of SQL will be highly regarded

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Applications close 20 June 2021

Principal Mechanical Engineer

As the Principal Mechanical Engineer you’ll be responsible for liaising with a team of up to 40 people across Water & Sewerage Asset Management and Planning ensuring effective and efficient investment decision-making to ensure development, implementation and management of Asset Management Plans and Standards to meet strategic and operational objectives.

The Principal Mechanical will join a cohort of technical experts within the Water and Sewerage Asset Management Team at Melbourne Water. As an engineering expert you are a leader within Melbourne Water and are expected to have an advanced understanding of your discipline to manage the portfolio of assets under your responsibility.

Key skills and experience

  • Knowledge and interest in the application of mechanical engineering principles to general asset management processes and risk assessment techniques.
  • Experience and knowledge of asset management processes, risk assessment and management techniques, and project and program management.
  • Experience and knowledge of project planning, project management, preparation of business case or other technical documentation
  • Strong financial and commercial acumen skills with exceptional negotiating skills
  • Solid management experience with proven ability to technically mentor individuals.
  • Sound computer proficiency including Asset Management systems.

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Applications close 24 June 2021

ICT Business Analyst

The ICT Business Analyst explores ways in which people and systems interact, undertaking detailed business analysis to identify and understand problems the organisation is facing. The ICT Business Analyst is the human factor in translating user requirements into systems requirements, shaping the system design and implementation as the owner of requirements throughout the product development lifecycle.

The purpose of the role is to engage with business leaders, knowledge workers and system users to understand how changes to processes, services and software can deliver required organisational outcomes. The Business Analyst can effectively communicate across multiple stakeholder groups to support organisational change objectives. The ability to engage and guide team decision making, elicit unarticulated business needs, whilst also understanding the challenges and risks associated with change are essential functions the Business Analyst will be responsible for.

Through building long term partnerships with product owners, managers and staff, the ICT Business Analyst is able to optimise the development of requirements and clearly communicate proposed benefits and outcomes. The role will also support the ICT Project Manager to provide high level solution designs in business led projects. Where necessary, the Business Analyst will be responsible for managing the delivery of third party solutions developed by vendors in accordance to the documented solution/integration designs

Key skills and experience:

  • Your tertiary qualifications in an IT related discipline.
  • Your ability to translate the customer journey into user stories and business requirements, engaging with knowledge workers in their normal day-to-day environment, conveying user preferences to business partners and project teams.
  • Your ability to provide consultative support organisational led on business and technology projects, engaging with business partners and influencing project decisions.
  • Your ability to fulfil the role of lead integration specialist on business led projects, defining the integration requirements and system interface behaviours, compiled into discrete packages of work.
  • Your understanding of solutions architecture and systems design principles and their relevance in delivering a digital strategy and organisational change.

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Applications close 13 June 2021

Procurement Coordinator

The Procurement Coordinator will reposition the general goods and services procurement function of the Corporation, in line with the Corporation’s polices and will aim to deliver best practice procurement in accordance with our social procurement and sustainable sourcing obligations.  This position plays a key role in supporting staff in the organisation with contract and tender documentation and analysis of spend categories and associated reporting. Reporting to the Manager Finance, the role is also responsible for the management of the Corporation’s motor vehicle fleet replacement program and associated reporting.

Key skills and experience

  • Your extensive knowledge of and experience in contract administration, including the development of specifications, tendering documentation, management of the tender process, the evaluation of tenders and probity.
  • Your understanding of key processes involved in government procurement frameworks and their implementation
  • A degree in Business, Administration, Accounting or related field with experience as a Procurement and/or Contract Manager or related position
  • Your ability to interrogate financial data sets and analysis of spend by categories to create efficiencies in the procurement process
  • Your ability to provide specialist advice and guidance on procurement related issues that support our risk and corporate governance practices

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Applications close 20 June 2021

Senior Water Treatment Operator

The Senior Water Treatment Operator will lead the operation of the Corporations’ water treatment facilities including water, disinfection, and other ancillary treatment systems in accordance with best practice and required Statutory, Regulatory and Corporate service standards to achieve required water quality parameters.

Key skills and experience:

  • A science or engineering degree is highly desirable.
  • Minimum Certificate III in Water Operations and a willingness to obtain a Certificate IV and to become a Certified Operator.
  • Extensive experience in operating water treatment facilities and supervising associated staff.
  • Detailed knowledge of relevant legislation and regulations to deliver safe drinking water, including the Safe Drinking Water Act 2003, Safe Drinking Water Regulations 2015, Health (Fluoridation) Act 1973 and the Australian Drinking Water Guidelines.
  • Demonstrated analytical skills for the identification of plant performance issues and the ability to identify process improvement opportunities and efficiencies.
  • Extensive experience in the operation of water treatment facilities and distribution system, including sampling and testing.
  • A science or engineering degree is highly desirable.
  • Minimum Certificate III in Water Operations and a willingness to obtain a Certificate IV and to become a Certified Operator.
  • Lead and motivate a team to work autonomously whilst meeting deadlines.
  • Sound computer skills including SCADA telemetry and Microsoft Suite along with well written and verbal communication.
  • A current driver's licence suitable for Victoria.

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Applications close 16 June 2021

Procurement & Facilities Coordinator

The Procurement & Facilities Coordinator supports the organisation in meeting its regulatory requirements and strategic goals through the coordinated delivery of procurement management and support and sustainable management of Corporation owned fleet and facilities (Newhaven).

Key skills and experience

  • Working knowledge of Purchasing, Procurement, Fleet Management and Facility Management matters
  • Tertiary qualification in Business, Law, Applied Risk, Governance Administration or related field
  • The ability to provide specialised procurement, fleet and facility management advice and direction to the organisation.
  • Excellent communication skills and demonstrated high level ability to work collaboratively as part of a team to achieve team goals and targets. The ability to prepare complex written reports, strategies, policy and procedures
  • Demonstrated experience in establishing and maintaining relationships with key internal customers
  • Experience in the coordination of activities to ensure all regulatory Victorian Government Procurement requirements are met.
  • A current Victorian Driver License and a willingness to obtain a National Criminal History Check (Police Check) is essential for this role.

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Applications close 16 June 2021

Inclusion Team Manager

The Inclusion Manager will manage a high performing team to champion and set pathways to embed the inclusion practice, social impact, social responsibility and reconciliation actions into the organization. The Inclusion Manager will also build and maintain external relationships and partnerships to inform our approach; whilst also developing and delivering strategic programs, so we are responsive to the needs of our diverse customers and community.

Key skills and experience:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline (e.g. Social Sciences, Business, Psychology), or equivalent experience.
  • Demonstrated capacity to inspire, motivate and lead a multi-functional, high performing team; as well as the ability to engage, influence and inspire others, to co-create cultural and systems change
  • Demonstrated success in developing and implementing evidence-based framework, policies, programs and/or initiatives to support inclusion outcomes in complex organisational settings.
  • Demonstrated capacity to frame complex challenges and pose solutions that improve outcomes and are aligned to organisational priorities.
  • Strong experience in evaluation and reporting to demonstrate and share learnings, progress and outcomes – to inform decision making and continuous improvement
  • Exemplary written and presentation skills
  • Considerable experience meaningfully and deeply engaging culturally diverse, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and marginalised communities.
  • Demonstrated commitment, understanding and awareness of issues and trends relating to equity, vulnerability, and inclusion

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Applications close 17 June 2021

Strategic Asset Management Engineer - Electrical

The Asset Management Strategic Engineer & Electrical Engineer plays a pivotal role in the SAM Team, through utilising your asset management knowledge and practical experience to scope, implement and embed strategic asset management projects that will uplift asset management practices, processes and business capabilities.  Provide input into improving and enhancing current business practices and opportunities, as well as building strong relationships with key stakeholders and partners, with a goal of delivering exemplary service.

Key skills and experience

  • Preferably 5 years’ experience in asset management (with qualifications in Engineering, Science, or Business/Commerce).
  • Asset Management Certification or experience in infrastructure asset management is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge of asset management practices within the utilities and/or engineering sector and understanding of ISO 55000 asset management standard.
  • Experience in implementing and maintaining an asset management framework.
  • Experience in project management.
  • Well-developed verbal, written, negotiation & numeric skills (including data collection & analysis).
  • Experience in embedding and facilitating change management.
  • Demonstrated interpersonal skills in dealing with key stakeholders including senior management, asset teams, consultants and partners.
  • Experience in critically analysing processes and procedures to identify and implement improvements.

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Applications close 16 June 2021

Coordinator Operations Monitoring & Reporting Systems

The Coordinator Operations Monitoring & Reporting Systems will be based in Bairnsdale, and will be the key driver in ensuring the regulatory requirements and operational assets commitments for the organisation are met.

Working within a small collaborative team, the successful candidate will also be responsible for continuing the coordination of the development, documentation, implementation and maintenance of EGW‘s Management Systems.

This role places particular emphasis on the implementation and monitoring of policies, programs and strategies for improved environmental and public health management, and providing advice and information on relevant issues to management, the Board and other stakeholders as required.

This position requires a high level of research and analytical skills, together with knowledge and experience of relevant environmental and risk management systems, monitoring and associated legislation.

The ability to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders is essential to this role. You will need the confidence to exercise judgement, prepare reports and communicate advice and findings at all levels across the organisation, and the ability to work collaboratively with others to deliver treatment and environmental objectives for the Corporation

Key skills and experience:

  • high level of research and analytical skills, together with knowledge and experience of relevant environmental and risk management systems, monitoring and associated legislation.
  • ability to engage effectively with internal and external stakeholders is essential to this role.
  • confidence to exercise judgement, prepare reports and communicate advice and findings at all levels across the organisation, and the ability to work collaboratively with others to deliver treatment and environmental objectives for the Corporation.
  • Availability for participation in the Environmental Out of Hours Assistance roster
  • full Australian drivers licence is a requirement of this role.

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Applications close 20 June 2021

Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander

Expression of Interest

Yarra Valley Water provides essential water supply and sanitation services to over 1.7 million people who live and work in the northern and eastern suburbs of Melbourne.  As an industry leader involved in exciting and innovative service solutions, we are committed to delivering exemplary water and sanitation services that contribute to the health and wellbeing of current and future generations.

Our award-winning culture fosters an inclusive, collaborative work environment and provides the development opportunities, flexibility and support that enable high levels of achievement and personal satisfaction.  Our long-term strategy includes a commitment to put customers at the centre of how we think, and what we do, and to adopt a restorative approach to looking after the environment. We stand for thriving communities, and our work environment is a match for our strategic commitments.

Yarra Valley Water is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace, one that is culturally safe environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Our Reconciliation Action Plan contributes to a society that celebrates and protects the ongoing cultural and spiritual connections of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples to the land and waterways. As such, we are actively seeking expressions of interest from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants to enable us to build a strong talent database of diverse candidates.

To register your interest:

Click ‘Apply Now’ answering a few short questions and uploading a recent CV. Yarra Valley Water will call you within 4 weeks of registering for an informal chat. For any further questions, please email [email protected] 

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