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 Rhys Cosmo, one of our Statutory Flood Development Assessments Area Managers 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.
We are now hiring a Civil or Environmental Engineer to join our Statutory Flood Development Assessment Services team.
Our ideal candidate is an experienced and outcome-focused professional, who will enjoy working in a medium sized team of Statutory Referral Authority Urban Planning & Engineering experts. Together this team are tasked with making and leading best practice Flood & Drainage decisions on all types of development application referral requirements for Melbourne Water, primarily where it is the regional Drainage or Floodplain Management Authority (under the Water Act) and as set out in the Planning, Subdivision and Building Act & Regulations. This opportunity has an immediate start and is an ongoing permanent role.
This role delivers technical drainage engineering and flood modelling advice in assessing proposed developments referred to Melbourne Water in its Statutory Referral capacity. This will comprise planning, subdivision and building permit applications, as well as proposals for precinct scale urban renewal masterplans, and other types of strategic development proposals. The flood risk assessments will range across our operating area in both rural and urban locations.
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 reimagining 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
Your ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is required together with a tertiary qualification in Civil or Environmental Engineering.
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How to apply
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Closing date: 29 June 2022 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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