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Water Treatment Operator - West

Water Treatment Operator - West

Recruitment information for a Water Treatment Operator position at North East Water.

Position Information

Position number R23/24-49
Salary $59,237 to $75,160 plus 11% superannuation, depending on skills and experience.
Hours per week 38
Location West - Wangaratta, Benalla, and King Valley (Primarily based in Wangaratta)
Position enquiries Jess Littlejohn, Manager Water Treatment and Quality on 0408 991 145. 
Applications close 20 February 2024
Mandatory Requirements
  • Candidates must be an Australian citizen, permanent resident, or a foreign national with authorisation to work in Australia
  • Current Australian Driver's Licence


About the role

The Water Treatment Operator consistently executes water treatment tasks, ensuring smooth and efficient operations while minimising disruptions and upholding system integrity to deliver safe drinking water.

You will be a part of the ‘West’ team that covers the picturesque primary areas of Wangaratta, Benalla, and King Valley.

This role is a full-time opportunity until late February 2026, including a monthly RDO and flexible work options. 

In this role you will collaborate effectively within the water treatment team, ensuring timely data input into treatment systems and providing prompt reporting of operational trends and issues to senior roles.


For further detail on the role, please refer to the Position Description below.

Key Selection Criteria

To be in consideration for this position please address in your application how you meet the following key selection criteria:

  • Certificate III in Water Treatment or equivalent, or experience in the water industry and demonstrated progress towards achieving Certificate III in Water Treatment or equivalent.
  • Highly developed problem-solving capabilities.
  • Ability to accurately input data into systems.
  • Demonstrated ability to act within an Occupational Health and Safety mindset.

Position descriptionApply here

Applications, including statements against the key selection criteria, must be submitted via the above online application form before the closing date/time. Applications via email will not be accepted. 

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