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About your career at Western Water

Western Water is a great place to work. See the benefits of working with us, and what our staff have to say.

Western Water has a diverse workforce with careers available in the following fields:

  • Engineering and asset management
  • Plumbing and trades
  • Treatment plant operations and water quality
  • Customer service
  • Public relations
  • Information technology
  • Regulation and planning
  • Environment/sustainability
  • Human resources
  • Risk management
  • Business development

What makes us different?

We asked our employees what differentiates Western Water and makes it a great place to work. They said Western Water:

  • Has talented, diverse and passionate people, and a great culture
  • Cares for people, their health and wellbeing, and supports balance and flexibility
  • Is fair and makes values based decisions
  • Provides an essential service, engages with our community, and acts as a caretaker for the environment
  • Is a trusted organisation with an excellent reputation that is small enough for you to make an impact and see the results of your hard work, with large scale issues and interesting and stimulating work
  • Is leading innovation in a collaborative industry
  • Provides abundant opportunities and a sense of possibility due to the significant growth in our region
  • Offers variety and exposure to a broad range of functions and services
  • Is committed to professional growth and development opportunities
  • Has a great regional location with close proximity to Melbourne.

Benefits of working with us

To support Western Water being a great place to work, there are many formal benefits of working with us, including:

  • Leadership, training and development opportunities, including nationally recognised qualifications
  • Reward & Recognition program and initiatives
  • Social Club
  • Leave options including annual leave, personal leave, long service leave, purchased leave (pay averaging) and compassionate leave
  • Health & Wellbeing program and initiatives
  • Employee Assistance Program – includes counselling support for you and your family, online portal and self-help tools
  • Generous paid parental leave and pre-natal leave
  • Family Violence support and leave
  • Flexible working arrangements including rostered days off, part-time, and flexible start and finish time options
  • Opportunities for study leave and financial support
  • Support for volunteering (one day approved leave per year for an approved community activity)
  • Access to trained Equal Employment Opportunity contact officers
  • Opportunities to participate on committees such as the Staff Consultative Committee, OHS Committee and Social Club Committee
  • Uniforms
  • Superannuation
  • Novated leases
  • Options to salary sacrifice superannuation, professional memberships, novated leases, public transport cards, tools of trade, financial advice
  • Savings through corporate health insurance.