Advertised positions

As a major employer in the region, we have more than 300 operational, engineering, strategic planning, financial and administrative employees.

At Barwon Water we believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. We understand that the more diverse workforce, the wider the variety of ideas we bring to the table. Enjoy being part of an organisation that values results, professional growth, workplace diversity and a balance between work and life commitments. 

We also advertise our job vacancies on SEEK .

 


  

Asset Engineer

  • Geelong
  • Flexible

For more than a century, Barwon Water has provided high quality water and sewerage services to customers.  Building on that strong foundation, we are now entering a new phase. Recognising the challenges of climate change, population growth, rapid technological advancement and economic transition, we are shifting our mindset from water utility to helping lead our region’s prosperity.

At Barwon Water we believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. We understand that the more diverse workforce, the wider the variety of ideas we bring to the table. Enjoy being part of an organisation that values results, professional growth, workplace diversity and a balance between work and life commitments.

If you have plenty of initiative, love working in a vibrant, team focused environment and take pride and ownership of your work, then read on! We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced engineer to lead a team responsible for our water, sewer and recycled water networks.

With your demonstrated experience in the optimisation and delivery of asset condition, maintenance and renewals programs, you will challenge traditional methods and determine best-for-business solutions using a risk-based approach in the development of management plans, business cases and budgets.

Specialising in asset maintenance and reliability, you’ll provide technical advice to the business and external stakeholders to drive innovation in asset management practices, from design through to procedural and administrative controls.

Adept in asset performance analysis, you’ll identify and implement improvement initiatives to enable operational excellence and support business priorities for continuous improvement. You’ll also have a strong health, safety and environment focus, enabling you to manage asset works and reactive asset operational events.

Customer oriented, you have a commercial mindset teamed with good communication skills.  What’s more, you’ll bring along excellent interpersonal and organisational skills and demonstrate strong leadership qualities. You blend this expertise with an innovative approach to problem solving.

With a bachelor degree or higher in engineering, mechanical, chemical, process or similar, you’ll be a technical professional with leadership experience. Within your team, you will support and motivate staff, fostering collaboration, innovation, accountability and teamwork.  Ideally, you have experience in infrastructure network operations, having worked across relevant sectors and can apply your sound knowledge to our complex assets.

A component of this role requires vehicle travel across Barwon Water’s geographic area of responsibility, so a current driver’s licence is required.

A pre-employment medical, including a health, drug and alcohol assessment is required for this position and part of our selection process. This role is also subject to random drug and alcohol assessments.

Enquiries to Lincoln Thomson, Senior Engineer Network Operations, on (03) 5226 9254.

For a copy of the position description, please email peoplecapability@barwonwater.vic.gov.au.

Applications close Sunday 10 June 2018

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Risk and Compliance Officer

  • Geelong
  • Contract (12 months maternity leave)

For more than a century, Barwon Water has provided high quality water and sewerage services to customers. Building on that strong foundation, we are now entering a new phase. Recognising the challenges of climate change, population growth, rapid technological advancement and economic transition, we are shifting our mindset from water utility to helping lead our region’s prosperity.

At Barwon Water we believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. We understand that the more diverse workforce, the wider the variety of ideas we bring to the table. Enjoy being part of an organisation that values results, professional growth, workplace diversity and a balance between work and life commitments.

If you are looking for a rewarding job that incorporates new and evolving technology, where you can apply innovative solutions, then read on!

We are looking for a developing professional experienced in risk and compliance to join our team based in Geelong. In this role, you’ll be experienced in Obligation of Assurance programs from development, implementation, review, monitoring, breach investigations and reporting. You’ll also provide analysis of compliance performance and advice to the business.

A large component of this role is assuring compliance with Barwon Water’s internal and external regulatory and legal obligations. You’ll partner with the business, embedding processes and behaviours to ensure the effective management of identified risks. You’ll do this by drawing on your knowledge in compliance and risk management governance and controls. With your technical knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation and policy, you’ll provide the business with specialist advice. With a systematic approach, you will apply best practice and drive continuous improvements in processes and protocols.

With a commercial mindset, you’ll be customer oriented with strong communication skills. What’s more, you bring along excellent interpersonal and organisational skills, as well as demonstrating leadership qualities. Working as part of a team, you can also work autonomously, contributing to the overall team goal.

You’ll have the opportunity to develop your skills in a number of commercial related areas, including managing key internal and external stakeholders and adhoc projects. You’ll enjoy plenty of hands-on experience within a variety of areas, as well as the opportunity to learn from the best in the business.

Degree qualified, you’ll have recent postgraduate experience in the commercial, finance, securities, risk management or a similar field, ready to take the next step. You’ll demonstrate your key attributes and leadership, outlining significant achievements centred around audit, risk, information technologies or securities, coupled with your proven ability to work well with others.

If you can apply innovative problem solving skills, lateral thinking and persistence, come and explore your potential with Barwon Water. We’ll offer you a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as the chance to enhance your risk management and corporate governance knowledge, as we recognise the crucial part every employee plays in our success.

Enquiries to Paul Jason, Risk and Assurance Coordinator, on (03) 5226 2539.

Applications close Sunday 3 June 2018

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Billing Administrator

  • Geelong
  • Flexible

For more than a century, Barwon Water has provided high quality water and sewerage services to customers. Building on that strong foundation, we are now entering a new phase. Recognising the challenges of climate change, population growth, rapid technological advancement and economic transition, we are shifting our mindset from water utility to helping lead our region’s prosperity.

At Barwon Water we believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. We understand that the more diverse workforce, the wider the variety of ideas we bring to the table. Enjoy being part of an organisation that values results, professional growth, workplace diversity and a balance between work and life commitments.

If you have plenty of initiative, love working in a vibrant, team focused environment and take pride and ownership of your work, then read on!  We have an exciting opportunity for a Billing Administrator.

In this challenging and diverse role, you’ll thrive in a fast paced environment, adapting quickly to any situation. You’ll manage all aspects of the billing life cycle, from validating and processing inputs, system testing and investigations, all the way through to customer service. 

With your innovative approach to problem solving, you enjoy taking on difficult challenges, can effectively prioritise your work and have the ability to anticipate, resolve or escalate issues. Solution focused, you remain calm and professional, defusing any situation with your empathic, yet business minded approach.

Customer oriented, you have a strong commercial mindset teamed with good communication skills and the ability to influence and engage others. Working as part of a team, you can also work autonomously, contributing to the overall team goal. You can also build strong relationships across all levels of the business and key stakeholders.

With demonstrated experience in data analysis and stakeholder engagement, you’re methodical, adaptable and a self-starter. You also have the ability to multitask, coupling this with strong organisational skills. 

If you can apply problem solving skills, lateral thinking and persistence, come and explore your potential with Barwon Water as we recognise the crucial part every employee plays in our success.

Enquiries to Ron Stewart, Customer Experience Delivery Coordinator, on (03) 5226 2470.

Applications close Sunday 27 May 2018

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