Manager Treatment & Resources

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Permanent Full Time
Melbourne - Docklands

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 Chris Williams General Manager of Integrated Planning the 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

As the Manager of Treatment and Resources you’ll be responsible for collaborating with internal and external stakeholders to deliver customers a seamless, holistic and valued service that is integrated and aligned with Melbourne Water’s other services, in addition to;

  • Developing innovative strategies and plans that take a whole of system view and enable flexibility in meeting current and future service objectives.
  • Ensuring that we maximize the full value of our assets and optimize life cycle performance of all assets.
  • Drive the transition from treatment/storage/disposal to maximizing resource/energy sustainability and value from existing assets and resources, by ensuring detailed planning, investigation and transition of allocated projects and new business opportunities through the business case framework.
  • Facilitate and leading a centre of excellence in treatment, resource recovery, resource investments and energy services that inform sustainable solutions embedded into continual improvement cycles.

This role with provide you with the scope  to influence policy settings that enable a more sustainable and efficient service to our customers and realise the benefits of an integrated water management approach. This ongoing role offers blended working from our Docklands office, and working from home.

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 you’ll bring to the role

  • Experience leading teams and delivering outcomes in an environment with complex issues, programs and stakeholders.
  • Sound understanding of wastewater treatment processes/systems and practices to enhance sustainable outcomes/operations.
  • Proven track record in fostering innovation and technical excellence
  • Robust understanding of integrated water management and the nexus between water and land in delivering sustainable services
  • Strong understanding of resource recovery, energy management, and low carbon approaches
  • Demonstrated ability to proactively build and maintain strong relationships both within and outside the business.

For more information, please see the attached Position Description:Download File PD - Manager Treatment Resources.pdf

How to apply

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

Closing date: 5 Dec 2021 at 11:55pm AEST

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

Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status.

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