Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) provides quality water and wastewater services to 54 towns in North Central Victoria. Our core purpose is to deliver safe, reliable and affordable water services to residential, commercial and industrial customers.
Start your career in the water industry, completing a nationally recognised qualification – and be paid for it!
We are seeking applicants of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent to undertake a 24 month traineeship in the field of Operations and Maintenance, based in Cobram.
In this role you will learn what is involved in maintaining the Corporation’s water and wastewater reticulation systems and associated assets to satisfy our customer service standards.
You will have
A willingness to learn about the water industry, take direction and apply enthusiasm to the role
The ability and passion to work as part of a team
Ability to demonstrate and display GVW Values – Service Excellence, Open Communication, Our People, Teamwork, Safety
Absolute commitment to Occupational Health and Safety
Confidence to communicate with a range of people via various methods
Self-motivation with an ambition to succeed
Basic computer skills
Probationary Drivers Licence
Classification GVW2 – commencing at $52,435 (% applied according to age)
Fully funded qualification – Cert 3 in Water Operations
Earn while you learn
Obtain on the job training and essential work experience
Be supported every step of the way
With an experienced mentor to support and guide you through, our aim is to see you succeed and confidently grow in a personal and professional sense.
Eligibilty To be eligible for an indigenous traineeship, applicants must:
Be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent;
Identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander;
Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position. This action constitutes a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (VIC)
For further information on this opportunity please contact Michael McShane - District Manager - Northern - 0407 221 311
Applications close 5pm, Friday 4 December 2020
Please visit our website to view the position description and to submit your application
Goulburn Valley Water is an equal opportunity employer valuing all people, diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives
We provide water and wastewater services to a population of 125,000 (over 60,000 customers) in 54 towns who are connected to 37 water supply systems and 26 wastewater management facilities.
Our region extends from the outskirts of Melbourne in the south, to the Murray River in the north, covering approximately 20,000km2. With an extensive irrigation district and network of rivers and creeks our bulk water supply is principally sourced from the Goulburn, Broken, Murray, Steavenson, Rubicon and Delatite River systems and a number of smaller local streams including Sunday Creek and Seven Creeks.