Manager Operations - Wannon Water - GreenCareer

First listed on: 05 April 2019

A unique opportunity exists for motivated and experienced individuals for a senior position within the Operations Branch at Wannon Water.
The primary responsibilities and accountabilities of the position are to:

  • Manage a large team of employees in the operations of both water and wastewater treatment systems delivering business efficiency, regulatory compliance and customer satisfaction.
  • Ensure all plant operations meet regulatory compliance with Dept. Health and EPA.
  • Ensure all employees within your remit are provided with a safe environment
  • Commuter use of an operational vehicle will be provided

The incumbent will provide inspiring leadership to a highly skilled and diverse team and a seamless link to a range of internal clients, business systems (HACCP, Environmental Management Systems and OH&S), specialist projects and general operational works.
We are seeking a candidate who can bring knowledge and experience to Wannon Water across the following areas:

Effective leadership and people management skills;
Highly motivated and enthusiastic;
Can work effectively both independently and in a team environment;
Possess excellent interpersonal skills;
Have a strong understanding and experience in the principles of water and wastewater management;

A tertiary qualification in Environmental Engineering, Environmental Science, Process Engineering or Chemical Engineering is preferred together with proven experience in managing a diverse team.  Experience within the water supply and wastewater sector will be highly regarded.

This position is located in Warrnambool and offer a salary in the range of $100,086 to $114,026 p.a. plus 9.5% superannuation. 

All enquiries should be directed to Mr. Wayne Murdoch (Branch Manager Operations) on telephone (03) 5565 6653 or email:

Position descriptions are available on our website at

All applications should be submitted via email to
Applications close: Sunday 21 April 2019


Wannon Water embraces all forms of diversity and promotes family friendly working hours and leave arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we serve.