If you value integrity, collaboration, safety, innovation and collaboration, we’re off to a great start.
We care about water, and all life that springs from it. Together, we’re working to enhance liveability through careful management of one of Gippsland’s most precious resources.
We have a number of opportunities, including:
We exist to deliver reliable, high-quality water, wastewater and waste recovery services to ensure the economy and liveability of the central Gippsland region.
Our service area is diverse in area and needs, from the fast-growing towns in the west, to the transitioning economy of the Latrobe Valley and providing water and wastewater services to some of Victoria’s largest industrial water users.
We’re focused on:
We’re committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applications from experienced women and men, people with disabilities, LGBTIQ+, ATSI, culturally and ethnically diverse candidates to best represent and engage with communities we live and work in.
Our strategic priorities provide the direction and insight into how we will deliver on our priorities, highlighting that our people play an integral role in our ability to achieve successful outcomes for customer and community and deliver Water for Victoria now and into the future.
You can read some stories about our people to get a feel for who we are.
With a clear strategy, strong leadership and driving accountability in a consistent way across the business, we’ve been able to drive a positive culture shift and increased employee engagement.
These results haven’t happened by accident. Our efforts have been intentional and underpinned by key programs and initiatives falling out of our People Strategy and the development of a clear leadership philosophy.
We’re continuing to refine our processes and develop programs and strategies that support our culture and develop our people to enable high levels of performance and improved employee experience.
Our reward & recognition framework has been developed to support a constructive culture and is focused on consistently recognising and encouraging the demonstration of our values as well as outstanding performance at the individual, workgroup, departmental and organisational level.
It’s designed to empower and encourage our people to appropriately recognise and reinforce positive behaviours and contributions of their peers and leaders and to celebrate our people’s contribution, commitment and service.
Some of the ways we reward and recognise our people include:
It’s also about freedom. We support our people to achieve their potential by providing the flexibility to achieve the right work-life balance and to learn, explore and pursue what’s important to them.
Some of the ways we do this include:
We also focus on building the capability and culture of our people into a more highly skilled, professional, customer focused and efficient organisation.
Some of our initiatives include:
We understand the importance of social connection and offer:
We do truly meaningful work within a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents.
Some of the benefits we can offer to make your experience with us rewarding, both personally and professionally, include:
We also know how important it is to reflect the community we serve. Some of our initiatives include:
The position description outlines the duties of the position and the selection criteria. The selection criteria is based on the qualifications, licences, skills and experience needed to undertake the role effectively.
All applicants are advised by mail or email that we have received their application. Short-listing then takes place, which involves assessing the applications against the selection criteria and selecting the most suitable applicants to interview. The short listing and interview phase can take 2-3 weeks, so please do not be discouraged if you have not heard anything in this time.
Interviews will be conducted by a panel of three staff members, who will ask a series of questions relating to the selection criteria. We conduct behavioral-based interviews, which means that questions will ask for examples to demonstrate the applicant's ability in each specific area.
For some positions, shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake a pre-employment medical and/or a Police Check. We will cover the cost of these checks.
At least two reference checks are undertaken for the preferred candidates.
The successful applicant will be offered the position verbally followed by a written offer.
Interviewed applicants are notified by phone after the successful applicant has been appointed. All unsuccessful applicants are advised of the outcome of their application in writing.
This letter should include your full name, address and contact daytime phone number and the title of the position you are applying for. It should also include why you are applying for the role and a summary of your skills and experience that meet the selection criteria.
Provide a brief statement on how you meet each of the Selection Criteria e.g. qualifications, knowledge, skills, abilities and work experience. Remember to give examples of how you have had experience in these areas throughout your life.
An up-to-date resume which includes:
If you want to attach any supporting material such as certificates/licence, please do not attach originals.
There are a variety of ways you can submit your application to us, including online.
If we share the same values, we want to hear from you.
Each year we offer employment for post-secondary students undertaking studies in a range of disciplines. Starting in November each year, these are 12-week placements that offer students valuable experience in their chosen field, supervised by experienced mentors.
Applicants for vacation placements must provide a cover letter stating which position they are applying for and why, a transcript of results, a resume and a response to the key selection criteria. The program is aimed at students studying a Bachelor Degree, Certificate or Diploma.
Vacancies are advertised each September, with interviews held in October. The placement begins in late November and finishes in mid February.
All opportunities will be advertised on this site, and will also be circulated by the various university careers portals.
Get ahead with your application by reading our key strategies, corporate documents and more about who we are and what we do.