Job seekers, work experience and careers

Graduate positions – what opportunities are available?

We are not taking applications for our 2015 graduate program.

Many of our general vacancies are suitable for recent graduates. You can subscribe to job alerts to be automatically notified of new opportunities.

View more information on our graduate program.

Work experience – what opportunities are available?

Students in their penultimate or final year of study can apply for our vacation student program, which begins in December each year. Positions are typically advertised on our website mid-year.

We are unfortunately unable to offer Year 10 work experience placements at this time.

Job vacancies – what’s available?

Our website lists our current job vacancies.

Resumes and CVs – can you keep mine on file in case positions become available?

We do not have the capacity to keep resumes on file if there are currently no positions you wish to apply for. If you’re interested in working at Melbourne Water, you can subscribe to job alerts to be automatically notified of new opportunities.

Further study – does Melbourne Water support it?

We support further study, either financially or by allowing time away from work for study commitments. Read about the other benefits of working with us.

Work locations – where will I work if I get a job at Melbourne Water?

We have a number of sites, and vacancies will include details of where the position is based. Some of our main locations are:

  • Head office, Docklands
  • Eastern Treatment Plant, Carrum
  • Brooklyn Pumping Station, Brooklyn
  • Western Treatment Plant, Werribee
  • Winneke Water Treatment Plant, Christmas Hills
  • Tarago Water Treatment Plant, Tarago
  • Healesville Water Maintenance Operations, Healesville

Prospective employees – what does Melbourne Water look for?

In addition to skills specific to the position you’re applying for, we look for the following attributes:

  • team orientation
  • customer focus
  • commercial acumen
  • problem solving skills
  • innovation
  • flexibility and adaptability
  • critical and independent thinking
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