• Position Vacant
  • Seymour

Website Goulburn Valley Water

Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) provides quality water and wastewater services to 54 towns in North Central Victoria. Our core purpose is to deliver safe, reliable, and affordable water services to residential, commercial, and industrial customers.

With significant growth in GVW’s asset base and an increased focus on preventative maintenance programs a great opportunity presents for an exceptional candidate.

Armed with an Electrician’s Licence (A), you will be responsible for undertaking and overseeing new and existing work on the Corporation’s electrical installations.

You are a great team player who enjoys working in a dynamic environment demonstrating your excellent time management skills on a regular basis. Your commitment to safety is without fault.

Our service footprint is spread over a large geographic area and this role will require you to work across our business with the primary area of responsibility being our Southern Districts from Seymour to Alexandra and surrounds.

About your new role…

You will work within a friendly and supportive team, where your professional strengths will complement their skills and experience to conduct asset monitoring and maintenance activities within their remit.

Responsible for providing water and wastewater services to more than 50,000 households and more than 130,000 people in our region, your contribution to the team will ensure required services are delivered adequately.

Adaptability to changing priorities to maintain operations is a strength along with your ability to provide specialist electrical and instrumentation knowledge and support across maintenance projects and operational requirements.

You will be joining an essential service organisation passionate about delivering quality water and wastewater services to our customers. Water quality compliance requirements have increased the focus on automation, monitoring and telemetry response presenting this as an outstanding opportunity for a self-motivated and experienced tradesperson to join the team.

About you…
To be considered for this role you must have demonstrated the following:

  • Electrician’s Licence (A)
  • Experience working with PLC, Telemetry or Instrumentation – not essential
  • Sound awareness and application of standards, regulations, practices and procedures
  • Ability to read, comprehend and update electrical drawings
  • Previous experience in mechanical maintenance and instrumentation experience
  • Strong organisational, self-management and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, including written and presentation skills
  • Highly capable in liaising with a range of stakeholders, both internal and external
  • Strong OHS commitment and focus
  • Committed to contributing positively to your team and the organisation
  • A current driver’s licence
  • COVID-19 Vaccinated or ExemptionWhere you’ll be working…
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What you’ll get….
You will have the opportunity to join a diverse and inclusive organisation with strong ties to our regional community.

  • Classification GVW4: $93,666 – $113,306 (starting point is negotiable dependent upon relevant, qualifications, skills, and experience held)
  • A Full-Time position with the opportunity to discuss flexible working options
  • Opportunity to make a difference to the team and wider organisation and contribute to the ongoing liveability and prosperity of the region you live in.
  • Regionally based – enjoy lifestyle benefits
  • An organisation committed to OHS and safe working practices and the wellbeing of its staff including flu vaccinations, skin checks and Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Supportive team culture
  • Encouragement and support to pursue professional growth and development opportunities
  • Annual performance reviews that encourage recognise and reward performance
  • Flexible, diverse, and inclusive workplace

For further information on this position, please contact Paul Gravina, Operations IT Coordinator on 0428 021 682

Applications close 5pm Friday 17 February 2023

Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis, therefore we encourage a timely submission of your application as we may close this position early if a suitable applicant is identified.


Please visit our website to view the position description and to apply via our online portal

*Please note, when you click the apply button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment related questions. You will be required to attach your cover letter, resume, and address key selection criteria when prompted

Goulburn Valley Water is an equal opportunity employer valuing all people, diverse backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives

To apply for this job please visit www.gvwater.vic.gov.au.