Leading Hand Natural Resource Management
Job Number: 975451
Work type: Permanent Full Time
Location: Melbourne - Western Region
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. It’s a pride we share in helping to make greater Melbourne a fantastic place to live.
Reporting to the NRM Supervisor you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference and add to our work environment, within a place where you can learn and perform to your fullest potential.
As the Leading Hand, you’ll be responsible for leading a team of people to deliver natural resources management and civil maintenance/project works on Melbourne Water’s Waterways and Land assets.
Make an Impact
Become part of a talented and passionate team dedicated to enhancing life and liveability in Melbourne and beyond. Doing truly meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents.
We provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Melbourne Water both professionally and personally rewarding.
Melbourne Water is committed to flexible working. We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including purchased leave, varied start and finish times, working from alternative locations, part time work and 9-day fortnights. We understand that Melbourne Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve balance in work and life.
Our people are passionate, 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.
Your Skills and Experience
- Experience and capabilities working with and leading crews in a Civil, NRM and/or Land Management, grass management, construction/maintenance environment.
- 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.
- Problem solving skills, including the ability to deliver the appropriate outcomes.
- Ability to work under pressure and in emergency situations
For more information, please see the attached Position Description:
How to apply
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Closing date: 1 September 2019 at 11:55pm AEST
Please note a Police Check / Health Assessment is required for this position.