Supervisor Civil North East

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Permanent Full Time
Olinda Reservoir
Environment, Management, Operations and Maintenance, Other

Our Organisation

We love water and love life. What we do makes a vital contribution to Melbourne’s famous lifestyle. We achieve this by supplying high quality drinking water, providing outstanding sewerage services, integrating drainage systems, building resilience to flooding and by enhancing our waterway and land for greater community use. It’s a pride we share in helping to make greater Melbourne a fantastic place to live.

Reporting to the Team Leader North East Civil you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference and add to our work environment, within a place where you can learn and perform to your fullest potential.

The Role

Based at our Olinda site, the Supervisor-Civil North East will be responsible for providing front line leadership, direction and support to work crews. This role will also provide support for service providers involved in delivery of natural resources management and civil project and maintenance works on Melbourne Water’s Waterways and Land assets.

Make an Impact

Become part of a talented and passionate team dedicated to enhancing life and liveability in Melbourne and beyond. Doing truly meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents.

We provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Melbourne Water both professionally and personally rewarding.


Melbourne Water is committed to flexible working. We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including purchased leave, varied start and finish times, working from alternative locations, part time work and 9-day fortnights. We understand that Melbourne Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve balance in work and life.

Growth & Development

We’re a curious bunch at Melbourne Water and relish any opportunity to learn something new. We are in the business of enhancing life and liveability, which lends itself to re-imagining what’s possible and challenging the status quo. We offer a variety of learning opportunities; from formal development programs, digital learning content and lunch & learns; to visiting our sites and getting to see our initiatives and projects first hand. We believe that learning happens every day, so we support our people to continuously learn and experiment in the flow of their work, designing their own development path.


Our people are passionate, welcoming and inclusive. We welcome applications from everyone, including people with disability, mature age and young job seekers, members of the LGBTI+ community, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Melbourne Water welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Extensive knowledge of and ability to supervise field based teams delivering civil asset, grass maintenance and natural resource management practices
  • Demonstrated ability to ensure agreed outcomes are delivered through meeting deadlines, honouring commitments, whilst responding to various demands and managing multiple activities simultaneously 
  • Demonstrated ability to establish, maintain and improve collaborative working relationships with internal and external customers and stakeholders.
  • Demonstrated judgement, problem solving and ability to develop innovative solutions to operational and works delivery problems
  • Demonstrated commitment to exceptional customer service
  • Demonstrated ability to operate independently and contribute to a dynamic team environment
  • Relevant trade or certificate qualifications
  • Ability to work under pressure and in emergency situations

For more information, please see the attached Position Description: Download File Position_Description_-_WLD_Exec_-_Supervisor.docx

How to apply

Click on the "apply" button and complete the online application form.

Closing date: Sunday 7 March 2021 at 11:55pm AEST

Please note a Police Check / Health Assessment is required for this position.

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