Water Treatment Technician
Permanent full time position
Starting salary range for qualified Water Treatment Technicians $62,943 – $74,426 plus superannuation
Gippsland Water takes pride in its place in the Gippsland community. We are a quality essential service and support the health, safety and wellbeing of our community and staff. We are one of the critical stakeholders in the region, working towards a prosperous Gippsland.
We are growing, innovative and committed to ensuring that Gippsland Water remains a great place to work. We do this by:
• Offering a flexible and stimulating workplace and investing in our people to enable us to adapt to the changing needs of our region.
• Building the capability and culture of our people into a more highly skilled, professional, customer focused and efficient organisation.
We also provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Gippsland Water both professionally and personally rewarding.
In this role you’ll use your sound process control, chemical and mechanical know how to ensure the delivery of safe drinking water to our customers. Because water is essential for life and we care about providing high quality drinking water, we use industry leading systems with multi barrier approaches to ensure we provide a top drop every time you turn on the tap.
You’ll have an enthusiasm and passion for public health as you’ll directly contribute to your community by the water we provide. Working in a geographically diverse team, your “can do” attitude and attention to detail will see you thrive as you work in and maintain our water treatment facilities and adopt an innovative approach when solving operational problems.
What you’ll bring
• Demonstrated experience in the safe operation and maintenance of Water or Processing Facilities
• A sound understanding of Multi Barrier Risk Management Principals
• Willingness to adopt new technology or processes to solve operational problems
• Ability to work safely and effectively even when alone and unsupervised
We know we are asking a lot for this operational role and we also know that fully qualified Water Treatment Technicians are hard to come by, but if you feel you don’t have all this right now, that’s fine by us, as we will give the right person the support to get there. If you love the sound of this role then define your point of difference. An alternative starting salary may be offered to those that are not qualified, but possess the relevant know how.
We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including purchased leave, varied start and finish times, working from alternative locations, part time work and accrued days off. We understand that Gippsland Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve balance in work and life.
Gippsland Water is committed to building a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourages applications from experienced women and men, people with disabilities, LGBTI, ATSI, culturally and ethnically diverse candidates to best represent and engage with communities we live and work in.
How to apply
For specific questions about this position, give Michelle Colwell, Senior Engineer Water Treatment a call on 03 5177 4769.
Applications close at 5 pm on Thursday 9 July 2020.
Before applying for the position applicants should read the position description and included selection criteria. All applicants need to provide a statement addressing all selection criteria along with a copy of your current resume to be considered for this position.
Please note that if you do not fully address the selection criteria you may be excluded from being shortlisted for further progression in the recruitment process.
Further information: A position description and instructions on how to apply can be obtained from our website www.gippswater.com.au/careers or by contacting Recruitment on 03 5177 4709.