May 05, 2023

Water Operations Engineer

$86,227 - $97,063 yearly
  • Goulburn Mulwaree Council
  • Goulburn NSW, Australia
Full time Engineering Engineering (civil/structural) Government Wastewater Treatment Water Treatment


  • Highly competitive salary package
  • Enticing career and lifestyle provisions
  • Entry level role to develop experience working in a regional water utility
  • Manage key projects within the water and wastewater system, including the upgrade of key infrastructure and development of management systems
  • Get involved with the upgrade of the Goulburn and Marulan water and wastewater treatment plants

Goulburn Mulwaree Council is located in the Southern Tablelands of New South Wales and is perfectly positioned just two hours from Sydney, an hour from Canberra and just under two hours to the coast – a world rich in heritage, culture, natural beauty and adventure is ready to be explored. Embrace relaxed country living, with city benefits.

The region presents a unique and balanced lifestyle opportunity to enjoy stunning rural landscapes, heritage architecture, contemporary art, modern boutique shopping, relaxed casual dining, affordable housing, excellent schooling options and plenty of fresh air. For more information about living in the region, please visit the Goulburn Australia website.


Join the Water Operations business unit, where you will provide pivotal assistance in the operation of Goulburn Mulwaree Council’s water and wastewater systems, as well as the management and delivery of Council’s water and wastewater projects. This includes the design and construction of the Marulan water and wastewater treatment plants, as well as the upgrade of the Goulburn water and wastewater treatment plants.


  • A supportive environment to assist you to reach your career goals
  • Access to ongoing professional development and individual development plans
  • Ongoing training and support through Council’s cultural development program
  • Continuing Professional Development support for accredited professionals
  • Mentoring and coaching programs
  • Opportunities for secondments and higher-grade duties arrangements
  • Access to e-learning platforms


  • Access to a confidential counselling service for you and your family
  • A suite of health and wellbeing programs offered each year
  • Free vaccinations and health checks
  • A supportive and inclusive workplace and culture where your opinion is valued
  • A range of mentally healthy workplace initiatives and support from mental health champions
  • Staff fitness initiatives

YOUR WORKING ENVIRONMENT (for eligible employees)

  • A 35-hour working week, over a 9-day fortnight
  • Flexible and hybrid working arrangements under Council’s Flex First Procedure including access to an individualised hours agreement
  • Access to 2 health and wellbeing leave days for your Christmas break
  • Access to 3 weeks sick leave per year, cumulative where unused
  • Access to long service leave after 5 years of employment
  • Generous paid parental leave arrangements for both parents
  • Generous reward and recognition programs and initiatives
  • An annual salary between $86,227 – $97,063 (inclusive of 3.5% Civil Liability Allowance and 10.5% superannuation)

The contact officer for this position is Trevor Sultana, Business Manager Water Operations on (02) 4823 4411.

Applications close Friday, 26th May 2023 at 5:00pm.

This position is subject to relevant pre-employment checks and all applicants must have the right to live and work in Australia.

Council is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Child Safe Organisation. We are committed to building a workplace culture that values diversity and inclusion, and welcome applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTQIA+ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.


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