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Employment Opportunities

East Gippsland Water

Are you looking for an exciting career opportunity in Victoria’s beautiful East Gippsland region?

Would you like to:

  • Combine career with lifestyle
  • Contribute to an essential service
  • Receive extensive training and personal development
  •  Work in a dynamic team environment

“Spectacular scenery, colourful fishing and boating villages, turquoise waters of lakes and rivers, high country vistas and isolated beaches of pure white sand and rugged coastal outcrops; inspiring in any season – East Gippsland”

East Gippsland Water is based in Bairnsdale which boasts:

  • Close proximity to the Gippsland Lakes and coastal towns including Lakes Entrance, Paynesville, Metung, Mallacoota and Marlo for boating, fishing, surfing, water sports and holidays
  • The nearby snowfields of Mount Hotham and Dinner Plain
  • A large choice of public and private schools, a TAFE institute and adult community education programs
  • Affordable housing options
  • Close proximity to many national parks, reserves and world-reowned wetlands
  • A Rail Trail track through the townships of Bruthen, Orbost and Nowa Nowa for cyclists and horse riding
  • A large array of recreational and sporting competitions and first-rate facilities
  • A range of hospital and medical services
  • Churches of many denominations
  • Award winning restaurants
  • 3 1/2 hours travel time to Melbourne by car or train

About East Gippsland Water

East Gippsland Water is a provider of water and wastewater services. The Board of East Gippsland Water consists of seven non-executive Directors appointed by the Minister for Water. The organisation is made up of four departments –

Corporate Development & Services,Operations, Finance & Customer Service and Assets & Infrastructure Development. These areas report directly to the Managing Director, Bruce Hammond. East Gippsland Water is a growing organisation with over 80 employees working from locations in Bairnsdale, Lakes Entrance, Orbost, Omeo and Mallacoota.

East Gippsland Water’s features include a comfortable and friendly working environment, diversity and rotations of work tasks and a broad mix of employees in regards to gender, age group and cultural diversity.

Why Work for East Gippsland Water

The benefits of working with East Gippsland Water include:

  • An Employee Assistance Program with a professional counselling service
  • An Employee Consultative Committee
  • Tertiary study support
  • Social events and activities
  • Professional Development Assistance and Training
  • Maternity, Paternity and Adoption Leave
  • Generous Family Leave Provisions
  • Accrued days off
  • Great work life balance culture
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Access to a variety of health and wellbeing programs