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Westernport Water has transformed the way it does business. With a forward looking executive and a strong commitment to its customers, it’s a great time to join the team. We are seeking enthusiastic self-starters with a ‘can do’ attitude and a genuine commitment to achieving results and delivering a high level of customer service.

Your new and exciting career in water is just around the corner! See what’s on offer today…

Engineering & Construction Support Officer

Six month temporary contract, Monday to Wednesday

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced Support Officer on a fixed term basis (currently 6 months with potential to extend to 12 months), due to a maternity leave arrangement.

The Engineering & Construction Support Officer will provide administration support to the Manager Engineering & Construction in the delivery of the capital program, provision of project reporting, contract administration and development services.

To be successful in this position you will need to address the following criteria:

  • Demonstrated clerical/administrative knowledge and experience, including ability to apply associated principles and procedures
  • Sound communication skills both written and verbal along with good interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work within a team environment as well as the ability to work effectively with general supervision when required
  • Demonstrated time management skills including the ability to effectively prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
  • Must be able to demonstrate an understanding and application of confidentiality in relation to work that is undertaken.

A willingness to obtain a National Criminal History Check (Police Check) is essential for this role. View the full position description.

For further information, contact the People & Culture Team at

Applications should include a cover letter with responses to the above criteria and a resume, to be submitted online by 5pm, 3 July 2019.

Apply now

To apply for any of our positions, please send your cover letter, resume and response to the key selection criteria to alternatively you can drop by our Newhaven office for paper applications.

Westernport Water is committed to building and maintaining a team of talented, enthusiastic people who foster a culture of inclusion and are as diverse as the community we serve. We celebrate and support differences in the workplace for the benefit of our employees and our community. We share a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organisation and fulfilling career. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.

Recruitment process

1. Selection criteria
You will be contacted if your application meets the role’s selection criteria.

2. Job interview
A face-to-face interview gives us the chance to learn more about you and to explain the position.

3. Reference check
You must provide at least two professsional referees that we can contact.

4. Additional checks
You may be asked to complete a medical assessment, a national police record check, provide identification documents and evidence of eligibility to work in Australia.

5. Offer and acceptance
If successful, you will be verbally offered the position. We will then send you a formal employment agreement.


Enquiries relating to the current vacancies can be made to the Human Resources Coordinator,
on 1300 720 711 or email us.