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Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking an experienced Operations Facilities Specialist to join our team.  

This is an opportunity to work with an essential organisation creating a more sustainable future for the state.  

This role offers the flexibility to work around life, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll be supported to build a rewarding career. 


Location: We have preference for the candidate to be based in our core Regional Hubs in Tamworth, Albury or Dubbo. However also open to considering candidates to be based in our Parramatta office.


Our perks and Benefits:

At WaterNSW, we believe that our employees should be as well taken care of as our rivers, dams, and pipelines, that’s why we offer a load of benefits.  

  • Flexible working  
  • Work a 9-day fortnight at Full pay on the Enterprise agreement  
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave  
  • Fertility leave  
  • Yearly corporate wear allowance  
  • Professional development and educational assistance  
  • Attractive remuneration  
  • And so much more! 


What you’ll do: 

  • Undertake negotiations that informs management decision-making and resolve issues that affect the operation and maintenance of properties and facilities managed by the Operations Portfolio, to meet business requirements.
  • Liaise and work with Corporate Property to establish and leverage commercial procurement arrangements, such as facilities panels aimed at supporting regional teams in managing and delivering facilities (for e.g. maintenance, fitouts, cleaning, waste management) and grounds maintenance.
  • Work closely with the Operations Property Specialist, leveraging asset management plans for land, property and facilities to implement a maintenance plan and safety processes for cottages, work sites and offices managed by Operations.
  • Vendor management; Vendor Performance Assessment, Bidding, Quotation, Work Completion, ensure scheduling and projects run on time and in budget. Manage, develop and implement the WH&S processes for offices
  • Develop a structured workflow, engagement model and ticketing system (using ServiceNow) to manage, monitor and close out requests from the Operations Regional Teams facilitating prompt and effective delivery of facilities and grounds maintenance, ensuring our land and sites comply with safety, fire and environmental standards.

What we are looking for: 

  • Relevant tertiary qualification (e.g. Property, Business Administration) or experience deemed equivalent
  • Experience in all aspects of facilities, contract, project and financial management in both owned premises with a strategic business planning and process delivery focus.
  • Demonstrable experience in instructing valuers, surveyors and solicitors to protect and maintain organisational objectives.
  • Experience in the operation of computerised information management systems (including GIS) and a working knowledge of the relevant operations of the Land and Property Information Office.
  • Detailed understanding of relevant legislation, regulations and policies, and a proven track record in implementing them. Specifically: Just Terms Compensation, Conveyancing Act, Compulsory Acquisitions and Strata Titles Act


Who is WaterNSW? 

When people think of essential human services, water supply is one of the first things that come to mind – and that’s where WaterNSW comes in. We are NSW’s primary bulk water supplier, river operator and comprehensive provider for licensing, water trades and water information. 

For more information, please reach out to: Jasmine Choong on

Please note applications for this position will close on 30th September 2023.


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