• East Gippsland Water
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Infrastructure Planner

  • Pin (2)Bairnsdale VIC, Australia
  • UnionAU$62,386 - AU$91,032 Yearly
  • Group (22) Engineering , Strategy & Planning , Urban planning/design

Posted : 13/05/24
Applications Close :26/05/24

We provide essential water, water recycling and reuse services across the East Gippsland region. We are passionate about long term sustainability of our business, affordability for our customers and responsible management of the water cycle to benefit our communities and the environment.  

Our teams are expanding to meet the current and future needs of our business, as we deliver our 5-year strategic plan. This is an exciting opportunity for the right people to build a career in a high growth area offering an array of challenges in an idyllic lifestyle close to national parks, lakes, rivers and coastal regions.

About the role

The Infrastructure Planner will assist in the implementation of continuous improvement processes to our water supply and recycled water planning. This includes contributing to the development of the Urban Water Strategy, water, water recycling and water reuse infrastructure master planning, and development of relevant projects into business cases ready for handover to capital delivery.

Based primarily at our Bairnsdale Head Office, this ongoing position is pivotal to supporting the planning and future delivery of essential services to the region, and ensuring that we are best placed to meet the future needs of our customers, the community and the corporation.

What can you bring to the role?

The ideal candidate will have knowledge of the engineering principles of water supply and sewerage systems, and an understanding of whole of asset life cycle planning. You will have the opportunity to utilise a collaborative approach, and problem-solving skills to fully understand site specific issues, analyse data and draw conclusions to develop detailed reports and business cases.

If you have a relevant degree in engineering, science or related discipline, research and analytical skills, and an understanding of how business strategies contribute to the achievement of overall business objectives, then we would like to hear from you. Recent graduates are welcome to apply.

Familiarity with our region and services, along with knowledge of water resource, water treatment and recycled water infrastructure will be a distinct advantage.

We are looking for the right people for our organisation, who value a genuine work culture founded on collaboration, accountability, authenticity and innovation. We invest heavily in the development of our people, and this is a unique opportunity build skills in a supportive and engaging team, and contribute directly to organisational improvement.

Apply now!

For more information, please see the full Position Descriptions attached, or reach out to our People & Culture team on (03) 5150 4444 or via email at vacancies@egwater.vic.gov.au.

Applications should include a resume and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, with reference to the duties and responsibilities and selection criteria outlined in the position description.

We welcome your application by Sunday 26th May 2024.

These positions are classified as a Band 2 or 3 position under our Enterprise Agreement, annum based on qualifications, skills and experience. For more information please reach out to our People, Safety & Culture Team.

As part of our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workplace, East Gippsland Water supports flexible work arrangements, and strongly encourages applications from experienced women and men, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+, First Nations People, and culturally and ethnically diverse candidates to best represent and engage with the communities in which we live and work.

Should you require assistance with our application process please contact the People, Safety & Culture team.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to sign a pre-employment health declaration, and undertake a National Police Check.


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