Water and Wastewater Technician

Carry out a range of water and wastewater maintenance and improvement works at our iconic Tidal River location.
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Department: Parks Victoria
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Trades and Services
Classification: PVO3
Work Location: Gippsland - South Gippsland
Reference: VG/24020
Closing Date: 24-Sep-2023
Salary Range: $77,351 - $84,506
Job Duration: October 2025
Attachments: Position Description - 24020 - Water and Wastewater Technician.docx (Word, 90KB)
Job Specification

Position Description - 24020 - Water and Wastewater Technician.pdf (PDF, 200KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andy Davies
(03) 8427 3662

Position Details

  • Work at our scenic Wilsons Promontory National Park
  • $77,351 - $84,506 + 11.00% Super + Rostered Weekend Allowance 
  • Housing may be provided at Tidal River subject to availability

About the role:  

Your position will assist the operation and management of the tertiary process water treatment and wastewater treatment plants at Tidal River and manage and maintain water and wastewater reticulation systems and associated pumping stations at Tidal River, ensuring Parks Victoria manages the public health and environmental requirements for this area. You will provide day-to-day operation of the Tidal River Water and Wastewater treatment facilities, with the objective to provide safe drinking water for customers for water and protect human health and the environment for wastewater.

The positions is required to work on a roster that includes weekends, pubic holidays and may require some afterhours duties. 

We're looking for someone with:

  • Extensive experience of safe operations and maintenance works associated with Water and Wastewater treatment facilities 
  • Demonstrated working knowledge of the appropriate regulations, objectives, and requirements applicable to Parks Victoria's water and wastewater treatment facilities
  • Satisfactory completion of Certificate III Water Industry Treatment, or equivalent (AQF2)
  • Ability to manage time effectively when working alone and unsupervised

Your application will need to include:

  • A current Resume
  • A cover letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria (KSC) as outlined in the position description.

Application Closing date: Sunday 24 September 2023

About the District

The South Gippsland District includes some of Victoria's iconic coastal parks and reserves including Wilsons Promontory National Park and Marine National Parks, Yallock-Bulluk Marine and Coastal Park and the beautiful beaches along the Cape Liptrap Coastal Park. The South Gippsland District includes a number of communities with a variety of education, recreation and social opportunities, with small and large towns to support the area, including Leongatha, Inverloch, Venus Bay, Foster and Wonthaggi. 

Sound like you?

If you are interested in this opportunity, please contact Andrew Davies, District Manager South Gippsland on (03) 8427 3662 or via email at andrew.davies@parks.vic.gov.au

Organisational Commitments

Parks Victoria is committed to child safety and has zero tolerance for child abuse and all forms of harm to children, in accordance with the Victorian Child Safe Standards. All prospective employees to undergo a National Police Record Check and Working with Children Check prior to commencing employment.

Parks Victoria recognises diversity and inclusion is everyone's business. We value a culture where everyone can be themselves at work, regardless of background, orientation, age or gender, that brings out our best, values everyone's contribution and works within a flexible working environment, ultimately reflecting the community we serve.

Only people with Australian Citizenship, Permanent Residency or a non-citizen with a valid visa that provides work rights may apply for this position. 

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