First listed on: 02 March 2023

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 East Gippsland 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 offering an idyllic lifestyle location that is close to national parks, lakes, rivers and coastal regions. 

About the role

With the region experiencing a period of unprecedented growth, we have an exciting opportunity for the right person to make a valued contribution in the role of Manager District Growth.

Based primarily at our Bairnsdale Head Office, this ongoing position is pivotal to supporting the future delivery of essential services to the region, and ensure development initiatives are beneficial to our customers, the community and the corporation.

As part of the Sustainability & Infrastructure team, the successful candidate will be responsible for:

  • Managing land development activities relating to planning, certification, and issuing of statements of compliance,
  • Providing timely and accurate information and advice to customers, developers, councils and teams within East Gippsland Water,
  • Coordinate the review and assessment for gifted assets, including engineering design reviews, auditing, and liaising with contractors and consultants, and
  • Overseeing corporate lease arrangements including performance, renewals and new lease opportunities

What can you bring to the role?

We are looking for the right person for our organisation, who values a genuine work culture founded on collaboration, accountability, authenticity and innovation.

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 infrastructure planning, and have experience leading and building the capabilities of others.

If you have the ability to think strategically and a genuine interest in sustainable planning for the future, and can work effectively with internal and external stakeholders to reach beneficial outcomes for the region we would like to hear from you.

Apply now!

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

For more information, please reach out to our People & Culture team on (03) 5150 4444 or via email at We welcome your application until Sunday 19th March 2023.

Applications should include a resume and covering letter outlining your suitability for the role, with reference to the duties and responsibilities outlined in the position description, available HERE .

This position is classified as a Band 5 position under our Enterprise Agreement ($115,400 - $127,300 per annum, plus 10.5% superannuation) dependent upon candidate qualification, skills and experience.

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

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