VICWATER 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.

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Westernport water

Band 6 ($86,687 to $110,952) plus super and benefits

About the Corporation

Westernport Water leads through collaboration and innovation to deliver sustainable water and wastewater services that improve the health and liveability of our community.

We offer our staff:

  • A truly flexible working environment with a range of provisions to support work/life balance including monthly RDOs
  • Salary Continuance Insurance to provide comfort and security for all ongoing employees
  • Unique opportunities for staff to develop capability and contribute to the strategic objectives of the organisation
  • Innovative systems and processes for a safe and welcoming workplace, including a highly regarded wellbeing program
  • A focus on positive culture and engaged employees in alignment with our values of ‘Care, Courage and Commitment’

We are seeking enthusiastic self-starters with a ‘can do’ attitude and a genuine commitment to achieving results and delivering a high level of customer service.

About the role – Fixed Term (12 months), Full Time

Project Manager- Water Industry

Band 6 ($86,687 to $110,952) plus super and benefits

The Project Manager – Water Industry will contribute to the successful delivery of the capital works programs by providing engineering and technical services and project management for the construction and development of water, wastewater and recycled water assets.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Lead and manage all aspects of assigned water and wastewater projects from approved concepts to completion.
  • Develop and implement comprehensive project plans, including schedules, budgets, and internal resource requirements.
  • Manage project risks and ensure adherence to all safety regulations, environmental standards and technical requirements
  • Provide technical expertise regarding design, feasibility analysis and cost estimation, tender documentation and evaluation, contract documentation, supervision, administration and conflict resolution;
  • Ensure all projects are consistently and diligently managed as per the Westernport Water’s Project Management Framework and all Gate approvals are adhered to;
  • Provide specialised technical support to the Operations and Maintenance Department and other departments as required;
  • Lead and implement a “safety first culture”, and adherence to the Westernport Water’s Occupational Health and Safety, Environmental Management and Asset Management Systems;
  • Provide outstanding customer service to stakeholders and customers and encourage a proactive and collaborative approach to future planning solutions;
  • Effectively translate technical issues and tailor information appropriately for each audience in the simplest form with clear and meaningful deliverables;
  • Provide appropriate, adequate and timely information and reporting regarding the progress of the capital works program and individual projects for the Executive, Board Meetings and other regulatory requirements;
  • Demonstrate and encourage innovation, initiative and teamwork in the delivery of the Corporation’s corporate objectives and strategies.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management, Mechanical Engineering or similar (preferred);
  • Substantial experience in the application of project management principles and ability to ensure governance to frameworks, documentation and systems within the Water Industry (preferred);
  • Substantial knowledge and experience in design and/or construction principles and practises supported by high level contract management skills;
  • Demonstrated track record in undertaking and completing projects on time, within budget and with due application of contractor OHS, quality and environmental managements systems;
  • A current driver’s licence suitable for Victoria;
  • Construction Induction – White Card, Level 2 First Aid, Confined Space Entry, Working Safely at Heights, Trenching and Shoring (preferred)

Please respond to the following Key Selection Criteria

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Construction Management, Project Management, Mechanical Engineering or similar (preferred);
  • Minimum 3 years’ Industry experience in a role within the services of water, waste water and recycle water preferred;
  • Substantial experience in the application of project management systems and frameworks;
  • Demonstrated track record of undertaking and completing complex projects on time, within budget and with due application of contractor OHS, quality and environmental management systems;

Applications close 28 April 2024

You can submit your resume and covering letter outlining how you have achieved the responsibilities of the key selection criteria via https://www.westernportwater.com.au/vacancies/

For further information, contact the People, Culture & Safety team at recruitment@westernportwater.com.au

Westernport Water is committed to building and maintaining a team of talented, enthusiastic people who foster a culture of inclusion and are as diverse as the community we serve. We celebrate and support differences in the workplace for the benefit of our employees and our community. We share a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organisation and fulfilling career.

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, members of the LGBTIQ+ community, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. We offer reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

 

Westernport water

Band 3 ($61,187 to $75,620) plus super and benefits

About the Corporation

Westernport Water leads through collaboration and innovation to deliver sustainable water and wastewater services that improve the health and liveability of our community.

We offer our staff:

  • A truly flexible working environment with a range of provisions to support work/life balance
  • Salary Continuance Insurance to provide comfort and security for all ongoing employees
  • Unique opportunities for staff to develop capability and contribute to the strategic objectives of the organisation
  • Innovative systems and processes for a safe and welcoming workplace, including a highly regarded wellbeing program
  • A focus on positive culture and engaged employees in alignment with our values of ‘Care, Courage and Commitment’

We are seeking enthusiastic self-starters with a ‘can do’ attitude and a genuine commitment to achieving results and delivering a high level of customer service.

About the role – Part Time (24 Hours per week), Ongoing 

Governance Support Officer

Band 3 ($61,187 to $75,620) plus super and benefits

The Governance Support Officer will provide specialised governance and administrative support to the Strategy, Performance & Governance team to ensure timely service delivery to internal and external customers.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • The provision of specialised administration support including data entry, internal and external customer communications and reporting.
  • Monitor the organisation’s Policy and Strategy Register and renewal process including maintenance of policy and procedure documents.
  • Creation and processing of department requisitions and receipting of invoices.
  • Preparation of monthly Corporate Performance department reporting.
  • Provide support to the Manager Strategy, Procurement & Governance as required.

Qualifications and Experience

  • Diploma level qualifications in Business Administration or related field.
  • Experience in policy formulation, risk or governance fields would be highly regarded.
  • Demonstrated high quality communication and customer service skills (internal/external).
  • Demonstrated experience in the operation of corporate software including Microsoft Office products and Electronic Record Management Systems.

Please respond to the following Key Selection Criteria

  • Demonstrated experience in high level quality administration, specifically the maintenance of policy, procedure, risk and governance documents and programs.
  • Demonstrated capability and experience in the use of technology in particular Microsoft applications for word processing, spreadsheets and data collation and entry.
  • Sound communication and interpersonal skills with the demonstrated ability in working as part of a team; and
  • Demonstrated capability in exercising sound judgement, initiative and maintenance of confidentiality in a government or business setting.

Applications close 28 April 2024

You can submit your resume and covering letter outlining how you have achieved the responsibilities of the key selection criteria via https://www.westernportwater.com.au/vacancies/

For further information, contact the People, Culture & Safety team at recruitment@westernportwater.com.au

Westernport Water is committed to building and maintaining a team of talented, enthusiastic people who foster a culture of inclusion and are as diverse as the community we serve. We celebrate and support differences in the workplace for the benefit of our employees and our community. We share a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organisation and fulfilling career.

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, members of the LGBTIQ+ community, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. We offer reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

 

Westernport water

Westernport Water leads through collaboration and innovation to deliver sustainable water and wastewater services that improve the health and liveability of our community.

We offer our staff

  • A truly flexible working environment with a range of provisions to support work/life balance including working from home options and monthly RDOs.
  • Salary Continuance Insurance to provide comfort and security for all ongoing employees.
  • Unique opportunities for staff to develop capability and contribute to the strategic objectives of the organisation.
  • Innovative systems and processes for a safe and welcoming workplace, including a highly regarded wellbeing program.
  • A focus on positive culture and engaged employees in alignment with our values of ‘Care, Courage and Commitment’.

Manager Engineering & Projects – Senior Executive Officer

Ongoing, Full Time

  • Are you an experienced water engineer with strong technical skills and the ability to deliver capital programs?
  • Do you enjoy using your leadership skills, working across business functions to successfully deliver outcomes?
  • Are you motivated by working within a smaller organisation where creativity and innovation are encouraged?
  • Can you share your knowledge and experience to develop and motivate your staff?

The Manager Engineering & Projects is responsible for the timely delivery of the capital works program utilising effective project management and governance processes, providing engineering and technical (including SCADA and electrical) services across the business for the construction, maintenance and operation of all water and wastewater assets.

Key Responsibility Areas

  • Manage and implement an effective long term capital works program, on time and on budget.
  • Deliver the program of capital works, ensuring effective resource management.
  • Stakeholder engagement (internal and external), contractor management, risk identification and mitigation and effective project and change management across the business.
  • Provide design and technical advice on all water and wastewater projects to ensure consistent outcomes in accordance with Westernport Water’s approved technical design standards and principles, and industry design standards.
  • Contractor management for capex related work, including all tender processes, engagement, construction work, contractor safety and supervision, and handover in line with WPW Project Management Framework.
  • Advisor to the GM Assets & Operations, on capital works program delivery, technical performance, safety, budget, and strategic and innovative solutions.
  • Undertake Manager (on call) after hours on a rostered basis.

Key Selection Criteria

  • Significant experience in design, engineering, project management and construction within the water industry.
  • Successful leadership and management experience of technical teams, particularly in supporting and developing team members.
  • Tertiary qualification in engineering that already has led to, or may result in, admission to professional accreditation for Victorian engineers, and/or similar technical qualifications.
  • Extensive experience in interpreting regulatory frameworks and developing risk management plans to deliver compliant and pragmatic outcomes.
  • Demonstrated high level of communication and negotiation skills and business acumen, including with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Experience in a technical management role with demonstrated ability to plan and act strategically as part of a leadership team.
  • A current driver’s licence suitable for Victoria.

Applications close Sunday 21 April

You can submit your resume and covering letter outlining how you have achieved the responsibilities of the key selection criteria via https://www.westernportwater.com.au/vacancies/

Note, applications will be screened during to advertising period and interviews may occur prior to closing date.

For further information, contact the People, Culture & Safety team at recruitment@westernportwater.com.au or phone 1300 720 711.

Westernport Water is committed to building and maintaining a team of talented, enthusiastic people who foster a culture of inclusion and are as diverse as the community we serve. We celebrate and support differences in the workplace for the benefit of our employees and our community. We share a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organisation and fulfilling career.

We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, members of the LGBTIQ+ community, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. We offer reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities.

 

Goulburn Valley Water

Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) is seeking an experienced leader ready to take the next step in their career journey with this newly created position.  The Manager – Commercial Operations will be an integral part of the Service Delivery Leadership team, responsible for driving the achievement of operational outcomes under existing and future commercial agreements, leading effective and genuine stakeholder collaboration, and delivering strong outcomes.

About your new role…

This multifaceted position will see you build effective relationships to ensure the delivery of operational services and assets with a commercial focus. Drawing on both your knowledge and experience in the regulated and unregulated environment, you will lead and influence contract delivery improvements and build GVWs commercial capabilities to meet the requirements of agreements and the strategic objectives of the business.

As part of the role, your operational experience coupled with an enthusiasm for developing people and teams will position you to lead, mentor and provide day to day management of GVW’s farming enterprise, with a commitment and passion for leading safety and continuous improvement.

Measuring and monitoring performance towards objectives, targets and performance you will identify and implement improvements at the team and contract level and partner across the business to achieve strong outcomes.

Working with the Customer and Growth team you will contribute to identifying new unregulated business opportunities and lead the investigation and planning for the delivery of operational services to fulfill new opportunities.

This position can be based from any of our office locations and will regularly travel across the GVW service area.

About you…
Bringing your experience in delivering regulated and unregulated commercially focused outcomes, you will have operational experience in the delivery of services in the water or wastewater industry accompanied by a Bachelor Degree or above in Engineering or Science.

You will:

  • Be an adaptable leader with demonstrated experience leading positivity and building trust aligned with the strategic focus of the organisation.
  • Value and be motivated by working collaboratively and provide guidance and mentorship.
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including written and presentation skills.
  • Possess a strong OHS commitment and focus.
  • Be committed to contributing positively to your team and the organisation.

Please note all applicants must be an Australian Citizen, permanent resident or a visa permitting you to work in Australia and hold a current driver’s licence and COVID-19 Vaccinated or Exemption

Where you’ll be working…

Don’t take our word for the amazing liveability/lifestyle benefits of the regions we service, check out these sites to learn about where you could work and play; Greater Shepparton regionGo Seymour  Go Nagambie and Strathbogie Shire Podcasts

What you’ll get….
You will have the opportunity to join a diverse and inclusive organisation with strong ties to our regional community.

  • A Full-Time ongoing position with the opportunity to discuss flexible working options
  • Classification SEO3 commencing at $141,767 + superannuation + vehicle (available for private use)
  • Opportunity to make a difference to the team and wider organisation and contribute to the ongoing liveability and prosperity of the region you live in.
  • Regional lifestyle benefits
  • An organisation committed to OHS and safe working practices and the wellbeing of its staff including flu vaccinations, skin checks and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Supportive team culture
  • Encouragement and support to pursue professional growth and development opportunities
  • Annual performance development planning with reward and recognition
  • Flexible, diverse, and inclusive workplace

To find out more about this position, please contact Daniel Flanagan, General Manager – Service Delivery for a confidential discussion on 5832 4800

Applications close 5pm, Friday 19 April 2024.

Interested?

Please visit our website to view position description and to apply via our online portal.

*Please note, when you click the apply button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment related questions. You will be required to attach your cover letter, resume, and address key selection criteria when prompted

Goulburn Valley Water is an equal opportunity employer valuing all people, diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives

Goulburn Valley Water

Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) is seeking a passionate leader with a proven record of successfully integrating works management, execution, and assurance processes in an operational setting.  This newly created position will be an integral part of the Service Delivery Leadership team and collaborate with internal stakeholders to drive continuous improvement of processes to ensure field services are delivered effectively and inline with customer and stakeholder expectations.

About your new role…

As the Manager – Operational Support and Integration, you will have a primary a focus on enabling the Service Delivery portfolio through the provision of services including wastewater and reuse system management, work order system management, operational administration and performance monitoring and reporting.

This position will utilise your strong engagement skills to build effective internal relationships to support the achievement of shared outcomes. As a leader you will influence and ensure successful implementation of change initiatives for the Service Delivery function and build capabilities across the team.

Leading a multifunctional team, you will combine your enthusiasm for developing people with your operational knowledge to mentor and provide day to day management and drive a culture motivated by continuous improvement.

This position can be based from any of our office locations and will regularly travel across the GVW service area.

About you…
Bringing with you your experience of leading integrated approaches, you will have operational experience in the delivery of services in the water or waste water industry accompanied by a Bachelor Degree or above in Engineering or Science.

You will:

  • Be an adaptable leader with demonstrated experience leading positivity and building trust aligned with the strategic focus of the organisation.
  • Value and be motivated by working collaboratively and provide guidance and mentorship.
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including written and presentation skills.
  • Possess a strong OHS commitment and focus.
  • Be committed to contributing positively to your team and the organisation.

Please note all applicants must be an Australian Citizen, permanent resident or a visa permitting you to work in Australia and hold a current driver’s licence and COVID-19 Vaccinated or Exemption

Where you’ll be working…

Don’t take our word for the amazing liveability/lifestyle benefits of the regions we service, check out these sites to learn about where you could work and play; Greater Shepparton regionGo Seymour  Go Nagambie and Strathbogie Shire Podcasts

What you’ll get….
You will have the opportunity to join a diverse and inclusive organisation with strong ties to our regional community.

  • A Full-Time ongoing position with the opportunity to discuss flexible working options
  • Classification SEO3 commencing at $141,767 + superannuation + vehicle (available for private use)
  • Opportunity to make a difference to the team and wider organisation and contribute to the ongoing liveability and prosperity of the region you live in.
  • Regional lifestyle benefits
  • An organisation committed to OHS and safe working practices and the wellbeing of its staff including flu vaccinations, skin checks and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Supportive team culture
  • Encouragement and support to pursue professional growth and development opportunities
  • Annual performance development planning with reward and recognition
  • Flexible, diverse, and inclusive workplace

To find out more about this position, please contact Daniel Flanagan, General Manager Service Delivery for a confidential discussion on 5832 4800

Applications close 5pm, Friday 19 April 2024.

Interested?

Please visit our website to view position description and to apply via our online portal

*Please note, when you click the apply button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment related questions. You will be required to attach your cover letter, resume, and address key selection criteria when prompted

Goulburn Valley Water is an equal opportunity employer valuing all people, diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives

North East Water

Are you looking to make a positive impact on our community and work towards achieving better outcomes? We have an exciting opportunity at North East Water!

Come work with a reputable company and a respectful, inclusive, and supportive team!

For your application to be considered, please apply via our website www.newater.com.au/careers

  • Please include a copy of your resume, cover letter and your key selection criteria responses with your application.

About the role

The Property Information Consultant assesses and processes applications and agreements for build over easements, water and sewer connections, water information statements, and property asset plans. You’ll be responsible for providing property information and services in an accurate and timely manner while maintaining the highest degree of confidentiality.

This role will undertake tasks such as invoicing customers, meter fleet management, interpreting building and as-constructed plans and produce simple AutoCAD drawings.

Our ideal candidate will be pro-active and informative with the ability to display a strong commitment to working as part of a team.

Key Selection Criteria

  1. Outstanding interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills.
  2. Excellent negotiation skills with demonstrated conflict resolution abilities.
  3. Demonstrated ability to maintain accurate records and documentation in computer-based systems.
  4. Capability to conduct thorough research and investigation into property matters using a methodological approach across a range of software platforms.
  5. Previous experience (or willingness to learn) interpreting technical drawings and use of AutoCAD or related software.

 

Working at North East Water

North East Water is a leader in a unique and rewarding industry. This is thanks to our team who makes sure we exceed the expectations of our customers and communities. We’re committed to providing a respectful, inclusive, and equitable environment, and offer a range of benefits to our people, including:

  • Our state-of-the-art regional headquarters,
  • Getting out and about in the beautiful north east region,
  • Great work-life balance with a range of flexible working arrangements,
  • Professional development through on-the-job and external training, leadership development programs, mentoring and secondment opportunities,
  • Annual salary increases and superannuation,
  • Paid parental leave,
  • Health and wellbeing activities,
  • Employee Assistance Program,
  • Study assistance,
  • An array of personal leave options,
  • Social club,
  • plus much, much more!

 

Position Information

  • An attractive salary range of $65,028 to $75,160 plus 11% superannuation, depending on skills and experience.
  • This is a full time, permanent position.
  • To view the Position Description, please visit newater.com.au/careers
  • For your application to be considered, please apply via our website newater.com.au/careers and ensure to include a copy of your resume, cover letter and key selection criteria responses.

If you have any position enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact Katia Murphy, Coordinator Property Information on 0448 134 675.

 

Applications close 18 April 2024

 

North East Water

Are you a problem solver and critical thinker with experience or skills in treatment or sampling and testing? Apply now! Entry-level applicants are welcomed!

For your application to be considered, please apply via our website www.newater.com.au/careers

  • Please ensure to include a copy of your resume, cover letter and your key selection criteria responses with your application.

 

About the role

The Water Treatment Operator consistently executes water treatment tasks, ensuring smooth and efficient operations while minimising disruptions and upholding system integrity to deliver safe drinking water.

In this role you will collaborate effectively within the team, ensuring timely data input into treatment systems and providing prompt reporting of operational trends and issues.

The role is primarily based in Wangaratta, and you will be a part of the ‘West’ team that covers the picturesque primary areas of Wangaratta, Benalla, and King Valley.

This role is a full-time opportunity until late April 2026, including a monthly RDO and flexible work options. The general hours of work are between 7am and 4:30pm and once deemed competent, you will be required to participate in a seven-day on call roster every 3-4 weeks which operates from a Tuesday until the following Tuesday.

To view the position description, please visit www.newater.com.au/careers

 

Key Selection Criteria

  • Ability to problem solve and use critical thinking to solve practical challenges.
  • Ability to accurately input data into systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to act within an Occupational Health and Safety mindset.
  • Experience in the water industry or experience in a position with a transferrable skill set i.e. treatment, sampling and testing, or similar.
  • Certificate III in Water Treatment or equivalent is not required but an advantage. Willingness to obtain is essential (sufficient support will be provided from the organisation).

 

Working at North East Water

North East Water is a leader in a unique and rewarding industry. This is thanks to our team who makes sure we exceed the expectations of our customers and communities. We’re committed to providing a respectful, inclusive, and equitable environment, and offer a range of benefits to our people, including:

  • Getting out and about in the beautiful north east region,
  • Great work-life balance with a range of flexible working arrangements,
  • Professional development through on-the-job and external training, leadership development programs, mentoring and secondment opportunities,
  • Annual salary increases and superannuation,
  • Paid parental leave,
  • Health and wellbeing activities,
  • Employee Assistance Program,
  • Study assistance,
  • An array of personal leave options,
  • Social club,
  • plus much, much more!

 

Position Information

  • An attractive salary range of $59,237 to $75,160 plus 11% superannuation, depending on skills and experience. This role attracts additional remuneration through allowances and participation in an on-call roster.
  • This is a full time, 2-year limited tenure position until late April 2026.
  • To view the Position Description, please visit newater.com.au/careers

 

If you have any position enquiries, please do not hesitate to contact Jess Littlejohn, Manager Water Treatment and Quality on 0408 991 145.

Applications close 11:59pm 18 April 2024.

 

Gippsland Water

Gippsland Water takes pride in its place in the Gippsland community.

We are dedicated to providing sustainable and reliable water and wastewater services to communities. With a strong commitment to innovation and environmental stewardship, we strive to meet the evolving needs of our customers while ensuring the responsible management of water resources.

We are committed to ensuring that Gippsland Water remains a great place to work. We do this by:

  • Offering a flexible and stimulating workplace and investing in our people to enable us to adapt to the changing needs of our region.
    Building the capability and culture of our people into a more highly skilled, professional, customer focused and efficient organisation.
  • We also provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Gippsland Water both professionally and personally rewarding.

Do work that matters

As the Chief Technology and Strategy Officer, you will be a key member of our executive leadership team, responsible for shaping and executing our strategic vision while driving technological innovation across our organisation. You will lead the development and implementation of comprehensive strategies to optimise operational efficiency, enhance customer experience, and ensure the long-term sustainability of our water services.

Guiding us through the transition to a digital utility, you’ll actively engage with diverse stakeholder groups and successfully drive transformative changes and deliver technology solutions that will reshape how we work and how we serve our customers.

You’ll be a person that others genuinely want to be around and collaborate with. The relationships you manage both inside and outside of our business, have the ability to create dynamic shifts in the way we do business. Your focus on our people coupled with your imagination and creative approach to generating new ideas, will set the standard that we aspire to.

About your new role…
  • A unique leadership opportunity for a dynamic executive looking for a career defining role.
  • Attractive salary package with a five-year executive contract.
  • We are proud to support flexibility, lets discuss what this means for you.
About you…

We’re interested in hearing from people who possess:

  • Substantial experience in Technology at a Senior Management or Executive level.
  • Demonstrated expertise in conceptual and strategic thinking.
  • A collaborative style that is innate and inspires others to want to work with you.
  • Proven leadership in delivering technology solutions with great internal and external customer outcomes.

Here you’ll thrive. You’ll be supported when faced with challenges and empowered to tackle new opportunities. To be successful in the role, you must possess a tertiary qualification in a related field and be a genuine and collaborative leader.

Have we piqued your interest?

To apply, please send us a letter outlining your experience, skills and how they align with the requirements of the role along with a copy of your resume. We recommend you apply as soon as possible.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to undertake psychometric testing, a pre-employment medical and a National Police Check.

Further information: A position description and instructions on how to apply can be obtained from our website or by contacting Recruitment on 03 5177 4709.

Applications close 9am Monday 15 March 2024

Wannon Water

Posted: 28/03/2024

Closing Date: 14/04/2024

Job Type: Permanent – Full Time

Location: Warrnambool

Job Category: Trades & Services

 

Who we are looking for

We are looking for a Civil Maintenance Operator for an ongoing, full-time position located in Warrnambool. This role comes with a salary of $65,290 to $70,673 p.a. plus superannuation on-call allowance and overtime also apply.

As one of our Civil Maintenance Operators you will be responsible for performing general labouring work associated with the operation, maintenance, and construction of the water supply, sewerage services.

 

Job Description

What you’ll be doing

You’ll perform maintenance activities to support the efficient operation of our water and sewerage network assets.

On a day-to-day basis, you’ll be:

  • Monitoring and recording information using field-based work management systems to ensure business performance targets are met.
  • Ensuring safe work practices are applied in daily activities, and promoting the importance of a safe work environment to support the ongoing safety of all our employees and members of the public.
  • Overseeing contractors working on our assets as required, and ensuring these operational activities are carried out safely according to our policies and procedures.
  • Helping to identify ongoing improvement practices and efficiencies to deliver high quality services for us and our customers.
  • Upholding our values and performance standards.
  • After successful completing your qualifying period and training, you will undertake on-call duties from time to time, as part of the team’s after hours roster.

 

Desired Skills and Experience

What you’ll bring 

We’re looking for someone with

  • Strong work ethic and is highly motivated.
  • An ability to work under limited supervision
  • Proficient oral and communication skills
  • An ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Sensitivity to customer needs.

Ideally, you’ll have a background in plumbing, construction or other related industries, with experience with work management systems and similar applications.

For further details, see the position description available here.

We look forward to hearing from you. If you have any questions, feel free to contact Denis Holmes (Coordinator – Civil Maintenance) on 0407 052 187.

 

What we can offer

Putting people first comes naturally to us, and that includes the people we employ. You’ll have every opportunity to make the most of your talents, broaden your experiences and be rewarded for the great work you do. 

You’ll be offered a range of great benefits including:

  • Workplace flexibility with access to working arrangements such as hybrid work, flexible hours, purchased leave, monthly rostered days off and more.
  • An inclusive workplace culture, which embraces diversity and the benefits it brings to the workplace and life.
  • A leadership commitment to Zero Harm where the safety and wellbeing of our people and others is paramount.
  • A Health & Wellbeing program, to support your physical, mental and financial wellbeing, including our Employee Assistance Program for our people and their immediate families.
  • Extensive learning and development opportunities and access to professional development through associations such as CPA, IWC, WSAA, VicWater, and more.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to creating and supporting an inclusive culture is reflected in our diverse mix of talented people who are passionate about delivering their best.

We welcome applications from everyone including people with a disability, job seekers of all ages, carers, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, members of the LGBTI+ community, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We are

Ready to find out about our employee benefits? Visit Our Careers page and discover more about us.

 

How you can apply 

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 14 April 2024  

Click APPLY and you will be taken through to the Wannon Water Careers Portal to complete your application. Once there, you will be prompted to answer a few simple questions and upload your cover letter and resume.

As part of your cover letter, please outline how your skills and experience meet the role requirements (as outlined in the position description).

Wannon Water

Posted: 28/03/2024

Closing Date: 14/04/2024

Job Type: Permanent – Full Time

Location: Warrnambool

Job Category: Administration and Office, Trades & Services

 

Who we are looking for

We’re looking for someone to coordinate the delivery of our maintenance planning programs by reviewing work requests, undertaking planning requirements, scheduling labour resources and forecasting planned works. You’ll manage and implement proactive and corrective works planning, and scheduling through engagement and liaison with asset owners, contractors, internal resources, and field-based maintenance teams.

We’re offering an ongoing full-time role for a Planning and Scheduling Liaison Officer. This position comes with a salary of $86,275 to $93,801 p.a. plus superannuation.

 

Job Description

What you’ll be doing

On a day-to-day basis, you’ll be:

  • Reviewing and determining maintenance work priorities in conjunction with maintenance team leaders, asset owner/operators and asset systems.
  • Coordinating scheduled works using the work management system to schedule maintenance programs in advance.
  • Leading weekly scheduling meetings with key stakeholders and reviewing available capabilities.
  • Monitoring the progress and completion of scheduled maintenance works to improve processes and ensure realistic forecast measurements.

 

Desired Skills and Experience

What you’ll bring 

We’re looking for someone with:

  • Experience using and maintaining asset information systems and work management systems.
  • Trade qualifications in relevant maintenance areas such as civil, mechanical or electrical disciplines or relevant operational experience are preferred.
  • A highly organised and systemic approach to planning and scheduling works.
  • High-level documentation and reporting skills.
  • The ability to understand technical language in relation to maintenance practices.
  • Effective problem-solving skills with a sound ability to identify and effectively articulate problems and issues.

For further details, see the position description available here.

We look forward to hearing from you. if you have any questions, feel free to call Sally Obst (Manager Maintenance Centre) on 0439 645 173.

 

What we can offer

Putting people first comes naturally to us, and that includes the people we employ. You’ll have every opportunity to make the most of your talents, broaden your experiences and be rewarded for the great work you do. 

You’ll be offered a range of great benefits including:

  • Workplace flexibility with access to working arrangements such as hybrid work, flexible hours, purchased leave, monthly rostered days off and more.
  • An inclusive workplace culture, which embraces diversity and the benefits it brings to the workplace and life.
  • A leadership commitment to Zero Harm where the safety and wellbeing of our people and others is paramount.
  • A Health & Wellbeing program, to support your physical, mental and financial wellbeing, including our Employee Assistance Program for our people and their immediate families.
  • Extensive learning and development opportunities and access to professional development through associations such as CPA, IWC, WSAA, VicWater, and more.

We’re an equal opportunity employer. Our commitment to creating and supporting an inclusive culture is reflected in our diverse mix of talented people who are passionate about delivering their best.

We welcome applications from everyone including people with a disability, job seekers of all ages, carers, people from culturally diverse backgrounds, members of the LGBTI+ community, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

We are

Ready to find out about our employee benefits? Visit Our Careers page and discover more about us.

 

How you can apply 

Applications close: 11:59pm Sunday 14 April 2024 

Click APPLY and you will be taken through to the Wannon Water Careers Portal to complete your application. Once there, you will be prompted to answer a few simple questions and upload your cover letter and resume.

As part of your cover letter, please outline how your skills and experience meet the role requirements (as outlined in the position description).

Southern Rural Water

Professional Services Band E: $120,612 – $130,538 per annum plus 11% statutory superannuation.

Location: Negotiable across SRW major offices of Maffra, Mitcham and Werribee

About Southern Rural Water
Southern Rural Water (SRW) is a Victorian water corporation with nearly 170 staff, managing major dams, weirs, water licencing and more from Mallacoota through to the South Australian border. Through providing a flexible, always safe workplace and promoting employee development, we empower employees to contribute to our strategy of great value for customers and community through excellence in rural water management.

 

Benefits

  • Flexible working arrangements including WFH and monthly ADO’s 9-day fortnights.
  • Generous leave provisions including 15 days sick leave and 14 weeks paid parental leave.
  • Opportunities for growth through internal and external training and development.
  • A very supportive work environment including company benefits such as uniforms, annual health program, flu shots and more.
  • Employee Assistance Program providing support for staff and their families.
  • Salary sacrifice availability for vehicles, equipment, and superannuation.
  • See what else we can offer you on our Careers Page!

 

About the Role

Are you a highly motivated individual with a strong foundation in water resources looking for a new and exciting opportunity? If yes, the Senior Water Resources Advisor may be perfect role for you!

The Senior Water Resources Advisor plays a pivotal role in leading and executing a diverse range of integrated water resources projects. This dynamic role will be involved in identifying and communicating water policy whilst contributing to driving water management improvements. Responsible for providing high quality technical, licensing and policy advice, this role presents an excellent opportunity to advance your career.

As the Senior Water Resources Advisor, some of your responsibilities will include:

  • Lead the delivery of catchment scale water resources projects, including managing community and stakeholder input through reference groups.
  • Lead the review of specific surface water and groundwater and management plans, including customer and stakeholder engagement via customer reference groups and other means.
  • Undertake robust and timely technical assessment of licence applications and referrals, providing recommendations to the Principal Hydrogeologist and Minister’s Delegate
  • Project manage the delivery of specific water resource projects for the Water Strategy Team, including water resource and source modelling assessments, demand assessments and alternative water resource studies.
  • Providing technical support and advice to customers, external stakeholders and SRW staff on operational and strategic water resources issues

If you are a motivated individual possessing a strong background in water resources and are seeking a new challenge, we welcome your application.

 

About you

The successful candidate for this position will be able to demonstrate some of the desired experience and abilities below:

  • Diploma or Degree qualified in water resources, hydrogeology, hydrology or a related field.
  • Experience in water resources and geology/applied hydrogeology in industry, consultancy, or government agency.
  • Experience in water licensing and water resources planning.
  • Ability to lead engagement with staff, customers, community and stakeholders on complex water resource projects.

How to Apply

Applications should be made online by clicking ‘Apply’ before midnight Sunday 14 April 2024 or by visiting our website: www.srw.com.au

Please take the time to describe how your knowledge, skills and abilities would make you a suitable candidate for this role as part of your cover letter.

A Position Description for this position can be obtained from this link.

Southern Rural Water is committed to diversity and inclusion in employment and is proud to encourage applications from people of different backgrounds, abilities, ages, genders, gender identities and/or sexual orientations.

Southern Rural Water acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands and waters we work with and within, and pay respects to Elders past and present.

We welcome applications from people with disability and aim to provide an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you need any help with the application process or would like to discuss your reasonable adjustments during interviews, please contact: peopleandculture@srw.com.au

Lower Murray Water

Lower Murray Water (LMW) is a water corporation providing services to around 80,000 urban and rural customers along the Murray River. Our service region lies within the traditional lands of First Nations Peoples, starting from Barapa Barapa (Koondrook), travelling downstream along the Murray River through Latji Latji (Mildura) and flowing to Ngintait at the South Australian border. With over 200 staff located in and around Mildura, Swan Hill, Kerang and Robinvale, our vision is for a healthy, sustainable water future.

About your new role…

Team Leader – Water Quality is responsible for the development, implementation, and management of Lower Murray Water’s Drinking Water Quality Management Plan, to assist in the delivery of potable water in compliance with the regulatory requirements for safe drinking water.

Reporting to the Manager Water Quality & Environment, you will provide technical support to the manager and guidance to water treatment plant operators to ensure LMW provide the community with quality and safe drinking water.

Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:

  • Contribute to a safety-first culture
  • Ensure operations in water treatment plants are aligned with the Drinking Water Quality Management Plan.
  • Provide internal audit services and develop, review, and modify Drinking Water Quality Management Plan procedures, SOPs, monitoring and recording processes.
  • Summarise, interpret, and report on water quality data and trends to monitor the effectiveness of the Drinking Water Quality Management Plan.
  • Prepare monthly, quarterly, and annual Water Quality performance reports.
  • Provide guidance, support, and constructive feedback to team members to enhance their professional development.
About you…

To be successful in this role, you will have the following or willingness to further develop skills in:

  • Demonstrated experience in managing Drinking Water Quality Risk Management Plan and Health Based Targets.
  • Experience in water treatment systems, processes, and technology.
  • Experience in developing staff and creating positive supportive environment.
  • Experience in developing and carry out investigations – with focus on water treatment.
  • Demonstrated experience in successfully adapting to a constantly changing operating environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to effectively consult and negotiate with staff, customers, and external organisations to achieve win/win outcomes.

We encourage to you apply even if you don’t tick all the boxes. You may have other skills and experience which make you a great fit for LMW.

What we offer…
  • A friendly and inclusive culture
  • Flexible working options to support a healthy work-life balance for you and your family.
  • Relocation assistance available and access to a buddy to help connect you with local services, agencies and community groups.
  • A dynamic workplace where every day offers new and exciting ventures
  • Health and wellbeing initiatives including an Employee Assistance Program.
  • A strong focus on career and leadership development
  • Attractive salary and employment benefits under our Enterprise Agreement

Working at LMW will inspire you to be passionate, innovative and dynamic. The skills and abilities you bring to the role will be valued. We are committed to fostering a high-performing culture through continued coaching, developing and learning opportunities which will support an exciting career.

How to apply?

To apply for this role please complete an application form including responses to the following questions:

  1. What motivated you to apply for the Team Leader Water Quality position and why do you want to work for Lower Murray Water?
  2. What skills and experience will you bring to the role, particularly in the areas of water quality and people leadership?

Email your application form and resume by Sunday, 14 April 2024. Enquiries can be directed to Vijay Ignatius on 0477 098 455 or the Recruitment email address.

To apply for this role you must have the right to work in Australia.

We pride ourselves on our inclusive and diverse workforce and celebrate that everyone at LMW is unique in their own way. These unique differences create a culture at LMW that enhances not only our organisation but also the community in which we serve.

If you require any help with your application, accessibility or reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process please don’t hesitate to contact our Diversity & Inclusion Officer – Steph on 0498 400 052.

Applications close Sunday 14 April 2024

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