Advertised positions

At Barwon Water we believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. We understand that the more diverse workforce, the wider the variety of ideas we bring to the table. 

Enjoy being part of an organisation that values results, professional growth, workplace diversity and a balance between work and life commitments.

Barwon Water embraces diversity and is committed to equal opportunity and fairness.


Important information

  • A pre-employment medical, including a health, drug and alcohol assessment is required and is part of our selection process.
  • From time to time we may amend or withdraw jobs, including prior to the advertised closing date.



Diversity and Inclusiveness Advisor

  • Geelong location

This newly created senior role will be responsible for implementing Barwon Water’s organisational Diversity, Inclusion and Gender Equity Strategy and Action Plan.

You will play a key role in researching, coordinating and implementing workforce planning projects and reporting on these to the Executive Leadership Team and Board.

You will also provide secretarial support to the People and Culture Board sub-committee, driving and maximising organisational effectiveness.

With highly developed interpersonal skills, you will influence, motivate and engage employees to successfully implement a significant organisational program for Barwon Water.

Not only are you an experienced human resources professional with an ability to analyse problems and develop innovative solutions, you also demonstrate industry best practice and experience in diversity, inclusiveness and organisational effectiveness.

With an ability to build relationships across all levels of the business, you have strong verbal and written communication skills, comprehensive understanding of employment law and legislation and an ability to develop and implement new initiatives and programs. A tertiary qualification in human resources or a related discipline, extensive and relevant experience in a HR environment and a passion for diversity and inclusiveness is essential.

For more information, or a copy of the position description, please telephone Janet Dempster, Manager People and Capability, on (03) 5226 2533.

Applications close Sunday 7 August 2016.

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Management Accountant

  • Geelong location

We are looking for a finance professional to work collaboratively across the organisation, effectively engage stakeholders and assist with driving optimal business outcomes.

The role will provide an opportunity to develop your skills in a number of commercial related areas, including managing ad-hoc finance projects, day-to-day management accounting and analysis of financial performance and advice.

You will have an opportunity to learn from the best in the business, including access to excellent training and development opportunities.

Skilled in budgeting, forecasting, financial modelling and IT, you will have a solid understanding of large financial management or enterprise systems. You must also be experienced in month- and year-end financial reporting.

With a strong commercial mindset, you will be customer oriented with excellent communication and organisational skills. Good leadership skills will give you the ability to influence and engage others. Working as part of a team, you can also work autonomously, contributing to the overall team goal.

A strategic thinker, you are highly analytical and blend this expertise with an innovative approach to problem solving. You can identify opportunities and have a real drive for results.

Degree qualified, you are a developing professional with CA/CPA accreditation, recent post-graduate experience in the financial field and are ready to take the next step in your career. You will demonstrate significant achievements centred around audit, financial or management accounting and a proven ability to work well with others.

If you can apply strong leadership skills, lateral thinking and persistence, come and explore your potential with Barwon Water. We will offer you a wide range of training and development opportunities, as well as the chance to hone your skills, as we recognise the crucial part every employee plays in our success.

For more information, or a copy of the position description, please telephone Leigh Ellis, Senior Management Accountant, on (03) 5226 2552.

Applications close Sunday 31 July 2016

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Senior Coordinator: Water Resource Planning

  • Geelong location
  • 12 month contract (maternity leave)

We are looking for a Senior Water Resource Planning Coordinator to lead a multidiscipline team. The role will ensure water security is provided to our growing customer base, while taking uncertainties into account including climate change and water use behaviours.

The role is responsible for developing a business-wide urban water strategy considering all aspects of the urban water cycle over a 50-year planning horizon.

The high-profile project will involve coordination and management of all strategic and technical inputs, drawing on advanced capabilities in project management, stakeholder engagement and communication.

You will bring excellent interpersonal skills and leadership qualities, blending this expertise with an innovative approach to problem solving. A strong technical and analytical aptitude will enable you to guide advanced modelling and analytic work undertaken by the team and external resources.

With a degree or higher in engineering, science or similar, you will have significant work experience at a senior level. You will demonstrate excellent strategic planning skills and evidence of technical and analytical aptitude relevant or transferable to water resource planning.
For more information, or a copy of the position description, please telephone Peter Morgan, Manager Asset Planning, on (03) 5226 2429.

Applications close Sunday 24 July 2016.

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