Careers

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.

Resume

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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Vacancies

Procurement Manager –  Full Time Fixed Term Role – (2 years)

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.

Located in Foster (Depots in Wonthaggi and Leongatha), with beautiful beaches and National Parks on the doorstep, you will have the best of the South Gippsland and Bass Coast region to hand.

Reporting to the General Manager Corporate Services this role will be responsible for the effective and efficient purchasing and procurement of goods and services across South Gippsland Water. This role is critical to a decentralised purchasing model and will develop procurement capability and skills within the team and wider organisation.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to review the Position Description.

Please contact People and Culture on 03 5682 0471 for enquiries relating to employment at South Gippsland Water, or Jessica Armstrong on 03 5682 0409 for specific information on this role.

Applications close Monday 31 July 2017 at 9:00 am.

Procurement Manager PD

Vacancies

  • Looking for a career in a dynamic industry?
  • Want nationally recognised accreditation, yet stay based in your local region?

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.  We are currently seeking an enthusiastic trainee to work primarily in the plumbing section of our Customer Service Team in our Foster office.

This is a 12 month fixed-term position. Applicants seeking flexible working arrangements are encouraged to apply.

A willingness to complete a Certificate 3 in Business Administration, and good communication skills coupled with competent computer skills and proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook or alternative applications will be highly regarded.

A trainee wage is applicable. All training costs will be covered by South Gippsland Water.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to view the Position Description below.

Please contact People and Culture on 03 5682 0471 for enquiries relating to employment at South Gippsland Water, or Kerry Mooney on 03 5682 0402 for specific information on this role.

Applications close Monday 24 July 2017at 9:00 am.

Customer Service Trainee PD 

Vacancies

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: