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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Business Intelligence and Data Analyst

Full Time Negotiable| Family-friendly | Flexible Workplace

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

 feel valued and supported.

  • Do you have a passion for Information Management and relevant technologies?
  • Are you able to deliver Business Intelligence solutions to the business?
  • Do you have 2 – 3 years industry experience within Business Intelligence, Data Management or Data Analytics?

Located in idyllic Foster, with beautiful beaches and National Parks on the doorstep, you will have the best of the South Gippsland and Bass Coast region close by.

Prospective applicants are encouraged to view a copy of the Position Description and information on how to apply below.

For enquiries about the role contact Paul Tregoweth on 03 5682 0426. For general employment enquiries contact Peopleand Culture on 03 5682 0471.

Position Description Business Intelligence Data Analyst

 Applications close Tuesday 20th March 2018 at 9:00am.


Female Opportunity: Water Treatment and Quality Trainee

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

  • Looking for a role in which you can make a real difference?
  • Do you have a keen interest in the sciences and maths coupled with an analytical mind?
  • Looking for a balance between office and the outdoors?

Then this might be the role for you to kick start your career.

As part of the Corporation’s Water Treatment and Quality department, the new Trainee will be working with an inclusive and committed team, and will play an integral part in delivering clean, clear drinking water to our communities. By learning how to sample and test drinking water quality and working with others to support operating treatment processes and equipment, this role brings a high level of variety.

The role will suit a candidate who has an interest in, and secondary college level knowledge of chemistry and mathematics. The new trainee will be fully supported in obtaining a Certificate III in Water Industry Treatment.

Applicants are encouraged to read the full Position Description: Water Treatment and Quality Trainee Position Description

Find Out More:
Find out more by watching a short information video below and join us for an Information Session 10 am Friday 16th March 2018 at the Leongatha Water Treatment Plant, 210 Harveys Rd, Ruby. To book a place please email

Learn more about the role in our short video:

For a confidential discussion regarding employment at South Gippsland Water phone People and Culture on 1300 851 636.

* This role is open to female candidates only. A Special Measure under Section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 has been applied.

Applications close Tuesday 20th March 2018.


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 People and Culture on 03 5682 0403.

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