Sep 03, 2020

Water Quality Manager

  • Unitywater
  • Morayfield and Maroochydore
Full time   Science (microbiology)


About us:
At Unitywater, we operate in a diverse and inclusive environment where no two days are the same. We provide essential water supply and reliable utilities services to the Moreton Bay, Sunshine Coast and Noosa regions that account for 16% of Queensland’s population. Our customers are at the heart of everything we do, and we are proud to service our communities with smart and environmentally sustainable practices.
About the role:
In this rare and exciting opportunity, you will provide specialist expertise and guide a small team of bright and innovative Advisors. You will be responsible for providing expert technical advice to a wide range of stakeholders relating to key developments and challenges within the Drinking Water and Recycled Water Quality speciality. You will take a lead role in shaping an online water monitoring strategy and play a key role with ensuring compliance with our water quality protocols, ISO22000 and Australian Drinking Water Guidelines. You will work across our Morayfield and Maroochydore locations with flexibility, and be part of a team that is contributing to keeping our community healthier.
About you:
To contribute to Unitywater’s values of Reliability, Safety, Honesty & Integrity, Efficiency, One Team, Innovation, you will demonstrate the following skills and qualities for the role:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering or science related discipline with a major in chemistry  or microbiology as applied to drinking water quality.
  • Extensive experience working within the Utilities industry together with drinking water quality expertise is essential.  
  • HACCP training is preferred, or willingness to undertake.
  • Eligibility to be a member of Engineers Australia or Royal Australian Chemical Institute. AWA and/or other relevant professional bodies.
  • C Class Driver’s License.

Working at Unitywater:
Unitywater is one of the largest employers in the region, offering continuous investment in training, diverse career paths, health and wellness benefits, flexible work arrangements and a rewarding environment. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment that supports individuals to reach their full potential.
Proudly Unitywater:
We know that we are smarter, better, together.  That’s why we are committed to working in a team that includes values the unique contributions of all our people.  Unitywater actively encourages candidates with all abilities and diverse backgrounds to apply.
How to apply:
Applicants will need to demonstrate eligibility and right to work in Australia and successfully complete relevant pre-employment checks, including verification of criminal history, drivers licence and driving history, alcohol and other drug screening.

Applications close: Sunday 20th September 2020.
We reserve the right to withdraw this advertisement prior to the closing date

Remuneration: Salary
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