First listed on: 22 May 2024

East Gippsland Water is an innovative organisation providing an essential service to customers across our region, with passionate, hardworking employees at its core.

As we strive to meet the needs of our community and customers, our ways of work are adapting to meet current and future demands. We have established a dedicated Digital Transformation Team to support our workforce to meet our organisational goals.

About the role

The Technical Specialist will take a lead role in reviewing, evaluating and making recommendations on technological solutions for the organisation. Based at our Head Office in Bairnsdale, the Technical Specialist will also provide technical product and vendor management services, and assist with the delivery of project implementation and technical support for new digital initiatives.

In this 2-year fixed term role, the successful candidate will have the opportunity to utilise their problem solving and analytical skills to provide innovative solutions for the organisation. We are looking for someone with a keen interest in advancing technologies, the ability to think critically, and the capability to prioritise tasks to ensure project milestones are reached.

The ability to distil and convey complex information to a broad range of internal and external customers is essential for the role to gain meaningful outcomes for our stakeholders. The ideal candidate will have previous experience in a similar role, and a passion for digital innovation and seeing new initiatives come to fruition.

Apply now!

Applications should include a resume and cover letter outlining your suitability for the role, with reference to the duties and responsibilities and key selection criteria outlined in the position description. Applications lacking responses to the key selection criteria are unlikely to be assessed.

We are looking for the person for our team, who values a work culture built on collaboration, authenticity and accountability. For more information, please see the full position description attached, or reach out to our People, Safety & Culture team on (03) 5150 4444 or via email to

As part of our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workplace, we flexible work arrangements, and strongly encourage 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 accessibility for our application process please contact the People, Safety & Culture team.

We welcome your application by Sunday 9th June 2024.

This role has been classified as per our Enterprise Agreement as a Band 3 position, from $70,081 to $91,032 per annum (plus 11% Superannuation). We reserve the right to remunerate the successful candidate based on skills, experience and qualifications.

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

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