First listed on: 12 August 2022

Water Resources Team Leader 

Exciting Opportunity in Ballarat!
Fixed term, full-time

Up to $124K pa package

Flexible options available: part-time, purchased leave, varied start and finish times, working from alternative locations and 9-day fortnights.

Central Highlands Water is a major regional employer, and we want you to join us!

At CHW we provide drinking water, sewerage, trade waste and recycled water services to residents and businesses in the Central Highlands region of Victoria. We are a public sector employer with a proud history spanning more than 150 years, of supporting regional prosperity through service excellence.

In everything we do, we strive to make a real difference to the lives of the people and communities we serve, and we share a common goal of making Ballarat and the Central Highlands region a great place to live.

About us:

At CHW, we understand that you spend a lot of time at work so we focus on making your time with us as enjoyable and rewarding as we possibly can.  We are great bunch of people that are passionate about what we do.

About the role:

You will be responsible for managing the operational planning and control of CHW’s water resources, optimising their reliability, quality, movement and use. You will manage a dynamic team of water resource operators ensuring their safety in the complex, remote and often isolated operation of critical CHW infrastructure.

About you:

Safety is our No. 1 priority and we expect you will actively contribute to, and foster a 'safety first' culture that supports our aspiration of zero harm – this means you care deeply about the physical and psychological safety of people so that our team return home in great shape at the end of the day.

If you have:

  • Proven experience in leading field-based operators undertaking monitoring
  • Demonstrated field experience in hydrological monitoring or water resource management
  • High level of written and verbal communication and problem-solving skills
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills
  • Current Victorian Drivers Licence

we'd love to hear from you! 

What’s in it for you:

Working for one of the region’s largest employers you will be part of an organisation that is high achieving, cohesive and always striving for better customer outcomes. We’re full of “everyday people” that are great to work with and reflect our community!

At CHW you will:

  • Have access to training and development opportunities that will further develop your knowledge and skills
  • Be part of an organisation that strongly promotes work life balance, flexibility, safety and wellbeing
  • Work in an organisation that makes a difference to our community
  • Be part of an organisation that cares about you, your safety and wellbeing

How to apply

If you have the above skills, experience and/or knowledge for this position click on APPLY to be redirected to our website and for a copy of the Position Description. While you are on our website, take a look around. You won’t be disappointed!

  • You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role
  • Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status

Got Questions?

For a confidential chat about the role, please contact Brenda Wong, HR Business Partner on 0401 411 900.

Applications close 5pm, Thursday, 25 August 2022.

At CHW we are dedicated to supporting our team’s physical and mental wellbeing. We offer flexible and hybrid working opportunities. We assist our team to develop, as people and as leaders. We value diversity and inclusion - our workforce is a place where the melding of a range of views and perspectives is celebrated.

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