Jul 15, 2022

Area Manager Greater Launceston

$129,000 - $147,000 yearly
  • TasWater
  • Launceston TAS, Australia
Full time Engineering Government Management Operations and Maintenance Regulation & Compliance


Who Is TasWater?

TasWater is Tasmania’s water and sewerage provider. We are a statewide team delivering essential services across Tasmania 24/7/365. We are interested in our communities, excited about the future and take pride in the work we do.

We are a values-driven organisation. We are looking for someone who can sign-up to working in a way that reflects our values, who builds respectful relationships and who delivers great results for our customers.

Go to https://www.taswater.com.au/About-Us/Who-is-TasWater-/Who-is-TasWater- to find out more about our values and what we do.

The Opportunity

Based in Rocherlea, you will manage customer-focussed water, sewerage and network operations teams towards the achievement of customer, compliance, technical, and safety objectives. You will positively shape team culture and success, and drive consistency of practice with other divisional teams.

This is a permanent full time position that will manage teams in the Launceston area. Flexible hours (we'd like you available for our daily 8am review meetings, but can be flexible outside of this) and hybrid work arrangements are available. The position attracts a total remuneration package of $129 - 147K per annum (including superannuation).

Key Accountabilities

·        Positively shape team culture and success through the modelling of desired behaviours, and lead the team through change and culture transformation initiatives.

·        Support the Operations Manager to ensure the effective planning, scheduling, execution and reporting of operational and maintenance strategies.

·        Monitor and manage processes and infrastructure with a focus on customer service, process optimisation, safety and compliance.

·        Monitor and manage people within the team including employees and contractors so that the skills and coverage is available to effectively operate and maintain our assets.

·        Problem solve and provide professional advice to team and others on best practice in operational service delivery.

Your Application

Your application must include a cover letter that tells us about:

·        Why you are interested in this role.

·        Your experience leading teams and positively shaping culture.

·        Your leadership style.

·        Your experience managing assets and resources to deliver a positive customer experience.

·        Your technical background and skills.

​Why join the TasWater Team?

We recognise that it is our people who play a key role in helping us achieve our vision to be “a trusted and respected provider of essential services that is making a positive difference to Tasmania”.

You can look forward to working in an exciting, stimulating workplace that provides a range of opportunities to make a real difference to the community. We encourage our people to take part in comprehensive training and career development, with a focus on innovative thinking. We understand that a work life balance in today's climate is important, offer flexible working arrangements and consider health and safety to be our number one priority.

At TasWater we care about diversity and inclusion. That’s why we’re working harder to create a workplace that reflects the communities we serve - a workplace where people feel empowered to bring their full, authentic selves to work.  We are committed to providing a workplace that actively includes and values contributions from all communities, and we welcome applicants of all types, and from all backgrounds and with all abilities. If you believe your values match those of TasWater, we look forward to hearing from you. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we encourage you to share with us what flexibility means to you.

How to apply

·        Visit our website https://www.taswater.com.au/About-Us to find out more about what we do.

·        View the position description here

·        If you have any questions about the position, contact Jacqui Thorp on 0457 094 747.

·        For assistance in applying, click here

·        ​Make sure you follow the instructions in the ‘Your Application’ section above to give yourself the best chance of being selected for interview.

·        ​Submit your application by the closing date of 10am 1 August 2022 by clicking Apply now.



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