Natural Resource Management Crew

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Fixed Term Contract, Permanent Full Time, Permanent Part Time
Melbourne - Western Region, Melbourne - South Region, Melbourne - Eastern Region, Melbourne - Northern Region, Melbourne - Docklands

Our Organisation

At Melbourne Water 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. At Melbourne Water we are in the ‘Decade that Matters’ and we’ve got some ambitious goals to achieve. It’s a pride we share in helping to make greater Melbourne a fantastic place to live.

The Role

Reporting to one of our experienced Leading Hands, these roles will support the maintenance project works across our waterways and land assets.

At Melbourne Water we have multiple full time, part time, ongoing, fixed and short term roles across various locations working as a Crew Natural Resource Management member. If you have a passion for the environment, love working outside and have a background or keen interest in horticulture, environmental science, landscaping, or land management then we are wanting you to join our dynamic team.

These roles are based from our North, South, East, West and Central regions working along Melbourne’s beautiful waterways and unique grasslands. These customer facing roles contribute to enhancing the livability for all Melbournians. Your ability to take care of your colleagues and your own Health & Safety will see you succeed within this role.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Experience in natural resource management or civil asset maintenance/project works is highly regarded
  • Sound interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a wide range of people both within Melbourne Water, external organisations and with the general public
  • Ability to work under pressure and in emergency situations
  • Ability to work proactively as a member of the team, contribute fully to team decision-making and take responsibility for own role in ensuring the safety of all team members and other personnel on site
  • Proven ability to work and contribute in a team environment to improve processes, respond to various demands and manage multiple activities simultaneously
  • A valid Victorian Driver’s license is required for this role

For more information, please see the attached Position Description: Download File CREW NRM PD.docx

Culture at Melbourne Water

We take enormous pride in cultivating a culture that holistically benefits our team and the wider Melbourne community. The pillars of our culture are based on Flexibility, Impact, Growth & Development, and People.

  • Melbourne Water is committed to flexibility in the workplace, with the type of flexibility being dependent on the nature of the role.
  • Make an impact as part of a passionate team doing meaningful work to ensure Melbourne Water’s Catchments and waterways are maintained.
  • We relish learning and challenging the status quo for continuous growth. Perpetual and varied opportunities for learning and development are offered in a variety of manners - from formal development programs, digital learning content and lunch & learns; to visiting our sites and getting to see our initiatives and projects first hand.
  • People are the foundation for all that we do. Our people are warm, 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.

How to apply

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

Please note Melbourne Water will be enjoying a two week shutdown period from the 23th of December 2023 through to the 8th of January 2024. We wish you, your family & friends a safe and happy festive season.

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