First listed on: 14 November 2022

East Gippsland Water provides an essential service to East Gippsland, offering an idyllic lifestyle location that is close to national parks, lakes, rivers and coastal regions. From the beach to the snow and everything in between, there is something here for you!

We are about to embark on the delivery of our next 5-year plan for the future of our business and how we deliver long-term water resource and sustainability planning for the region.

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to make an important contribution to the community, building a career in a high growth area with abundant natural resources and great plans for the future.

About the role

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a customer-focused engineer to excel in the role of Manager District Growth. Based primarily at our Bairnsdale Head Office, this ongoing position will form a key role in supporting the delivery of services across East Gippsland.  

As part of the Strategy and Assets team, the successful candidate will be responsible for providing excellent customer service to external and internal stakeholders to ensure our water and wastewater services can continue to support sustainable growth in our region.  

What can you bring to the role?

We are looking for someone with a genuine interest in planning for the future of our region through supporting the development of land and providing services to new customers.  

The ideal candidate will have a good understanding of our region and services, be a registered engineer with knowledge and skills gained through relevant experience in land development, engineering design or construction, or infrastructure planning, and have experience building teams and managing staff.

If you have the ability to think strategically, strong time management skills, and have a hands-on approach to providing outcomes for customers and our community, we'd like to hear from you.

Apply now

You can obtain a full position description via the link below, or for more information please contact our People & Culture team on 1800 671 841 or via our Recruitment inbox at

Applications should include a resume and covering letter outlining your suitable experience, and addressing the selection criteria contained within the position description.

This position is classified as a Band 5 position under our Enterprise Agreement ($117,716 - $129,941 per annum, plus 10.5% superannuation) dependent upon candidate qualification, skills and experience.

Applications close Thursday 1st December 2022.

Shortlisted applicants may be required to sign a pre-employment health declaration, and undertake a National Police Check and Working with Children Check.

As part of our commitment to creating a diverse, inclusive and flexible workplace, East Gippsland Water supports flexible work arrangements, and strongly encourages applications from experienced women and men, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+, First Nations, and culturally and ethnically diverse candidates to best represent and engage with communities in which we live and work.


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