Jul 08, 2019

Department Manager Regional Services

$158,000 - $186,000 yearly
  • TasWater
  • Hobart TAS, Australia
Full time Management


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.

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

The Opportunity

As part of TasWater’s senior leadership team, you will provide dynamic and strategic leadership to the Regional Services Department, ensuring excellent customer outcomes through the delivery of network operations, maintenance activities, and minor capital works in regional areas in Tasmania. This role can be located in Hobart or Launceston.

Key Accountabilities

  • Build, develop and coach teams and individuals to achieve business and customer outcomes.
  • Manage departmental finances and physical resources to achieve optimal effectiveness and productivity.
  • Lead the integration of systems and practices to achieve a holistic, customer focussed approach across the department.
  • Lead, support and facilitate productivity improvement and change initiatives.
  • Develop, implement and advise on strategic issues and improvements to TasWater’s regional area capability.
  • Work closely with other teams across TasWater to coordinate responses to incidents, emergencies, and complaints.

Your Application

Your application must clearly demonstrate how you meet the selection criteria in the Position Description, summarised as follows:

  • Degree in a relevant discipline such as Management, Engineering, Business, or equivalent competence.
  • High level leadership skills and experience, with proven ability to inspire, coach and mentor others.
  • Substantial experience leading change management and continuous improvement processes.
  • Excellent financial and budget management skills.
  • Good skills and understanding of relevant computer systems and software including MS Office and asset information databases.

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.

How to apply?

For further information about this role please contact Sonia Green, Acting General Manager Service Delivery, 0436 627 747 or sonia.green@taswater.com.au

Applications close 12 noon on 22 July 2019. 


Applicants must have the right to work in Australia.



Required work rights

Australian Permanent Resident

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