First listed on: 08 March 2023

Water Treatment & Water Resources Trainee

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

Central Highlands Water is a growing business which strives to create a thriving and sustainable region by providing the highest quality water related service to our diverse customer base. This opportunity is a vital role to shape the future of how our services support our community.

Water Treatment & Water Resources Trainee

  • 2 x Full time role in Ballarat with field activities across the region.
  • 36-month Traineeship 
  • 1x CERT III Water Operations – specialising in Catchments and Dams
  • 1x CERT III Water Operations – specialising in Water Treatment

Are you seeking a career in Water Treatment and Water Resources and would love the opportunity to gain a Qualification while working?

As part of this role, you will be undertaking operational activities associated with Water Treatment and Water Resources assets. The successful candidate will be trained, mentored and supported in their journey towards competency in the fields of Water Treatment & Water Resources.

You will work with a friendly and supportive team as well as receiving ongoing support and mentoring. As part of your on the job training you will complete a nationally accredited qualification. The training will focus on developing your skills and ability to work as an effective team member to set you on the path for your career ahead. 

To be successful in this role you must:

  • Be committed to working in a professional environment that demands a high-level of competence and performance
  • Have a current Victorian Drivers Licence with experience in travelling large distances preferred
  • The physical ability to perform works outdoors and spending large periods of time driving across the region.
  • Understand the importance of working in a team environment and value your own contribution to the team
  • Have the ability to prioritise work with a high level of accuracy and efficiency 
  • Have a passion for learning and personal growth to successfully complete your Certificate during your traineeship

No prior experience is required, only your willingness to learn and contribute to the smooth and productive running of a passionate team. 

View a more detailed position description.

If you want to make a positive impact through meaningful work and have the energy, courage and ideas to take on a challenge, we’d love to hear from you! To submit your application, 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!

  • Please ensure you provide a cover letter and your resume.
  • You must be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident at the time of submitting your application to be considered for this role.

For a confidential chat about the role, please contact Stephanie Burzacott on 0428 725 983.

Applications close 22 March 2023.

Please note, as part of our selection process, we conduct pre-appointment checks including those related to references, identity, fitness to work, qualifications, work history, work visa, and police record history.

We welcome applications from people with a disability and aim to provide an inclusive and accessible workplace. If you need any help with the application process or would like to discuss your reasonable adjustments, please contact Stephanie Burzacott.

We are proud to be an inclusive and an equal opportunity employer. We offer a range of flexible work arrangements and people of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

To learn more about CHW and how our everyday people contribute to the Central Highlands region of Victoria, visit our website, or check out our LinkedIn or Instagram pages!

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