South Gippsland Water recognises that our staff are a major strength. South Gippsland Water focusses on recruiting, training and retaining staff of the highest calibre. The sound performance of our staff enables the Corporation to continue to deliver the services necessary to effectively manage the needs of customers across the region.

Employing over 90 staff across the region, South Gippsland Water provides training and support with the aim of providing ongoing career development.

We offer careers in:

– Communications, marketing and community relations

– Customer service

– Engineering and project management

– Environment and sustainability

– Finance and accounting

– Information technology

– Planning and development

– Trades and maintenance

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Recruitment Process

South Gippsland Water advertises positions available on our website and in local newspapers. The recruitment process requires a written application and will be followed by at least one interview.

How to Apply

Your application should include the following:

Cover letter

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 position requirements.

Response to the selection criteria

Should the position you are applying for require a response to selection criteria; ensure you provide a response to these, failure to do so may mean you are not considered for the position. To respond, 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:

– Education, qualifications and licences;

– employment history (with your most recent position first) detailing period of employment, position and responsibilities; and at least two recent work-related references with daytime phone numbers.

– If you want to attach any supporting material such as certificates/licence, please do not attach originals.

Please note: It is the practice of South Gippsland Water to notify all applicants in writing of the outcome of the application process. Applications received from unsuccessful applicants will be destroyed within three months of a decision being made.  

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Fleet, Purchasing & Stores Coordinator – Full Time Ongoing

South Gippsland Water is an equal opportunity employer committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees are treated with respect and feel valued and supported.

Reporting to the Procurement Manager this critical role for the organisation is responsible for providing excellent service across the business, fostering stakeholder relationships and working with a range of suppliers to ensure that South Gippsland Water provides the best services for the community. The role will be responsible for the supply and coordination of goods and services across South Gippsland Water. Based out of our stores warehouse in Leongatha you will also be responsible for the maintenance and replacement of our fleet. This role suits a person that is good with people, structured, detailed and focussed on service and seeks a continuous improvement environment.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to read the Position Description – Fleet Purchasing Stores Coordinator PD

Please contact Lee Hamilton on 03 5682 0471 for enquiries relating to employment at South Gippsland Water, or Mary-Lou Dixon on 0447 568 110 for specific information on this role.

Applications close Monday 4th December 2017 at 9:00 am.


  • Part Time (0.8 FTE) ongoing
  • Family-friendly, flexible workplace
  • Idyllic South Gippsland location

South Gippsland Water is an equal opportunity employer committed to developing a diverse and inclusive workplace where all employees are treated with respect and feel valued and supported.

This position is an integral part of the People and Culture Team, as a generalist responsible for ensuring effective and efficient delivery of Human Resources and Learning and Development functions in line with the strategic goals and objectives of the corporation.

You will have post-secondary qualifications in human resource management or a relevant discipline, or extensive and diverse relevant work experience. Industry, local government or public-sector experience is preferred but not essential.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to view the Position Description and for a full outline of the application process.

People and Culture Advisor Position Description

Please contact Annette Katiforis on 0447 256 266 for specific information on this role.

Applications close Friday 17 November 2017 at 5:00pm.



Please note, in order to be considered for a vacancy at South Gippsland Water, all applicants are required to submit a copy of their resume and a statement addressing key selection criteria.

Key Selection Criteria can be found in the relevant Position Description. Questions can be directed to Human Resources on 03 5682 0403.

Applications (including all relevant documents either attached or uploaded) can be submitted: