Title:

Supplementary Field Crew

Advertiser:

Melbourne Water

Location:

Melbourne, Victoria

Salary etc:

Casual positions - Expression of Interest sought

Ref:

Job no: 974355

Who we are, what we do

Melbourne Water is a significant business. We manage water supply catchments, sewage, along with rivers, creeks and major drainage systems.

This role within the Waterways and Land Delivery Team will provide you with the opportunity to make a difference and contribute to a positive work environment; one where people can learn and perform to their full potential and are committed to our vision of enhancing life and liveability.

What you’ll be doing

Melbourne Water is currently seeking an expression of interest for casual Supplementary Field Crew Members.

This role will be for casual work to help support the business with ad hoc work or short-term leave requirements.

Every day is different in our field crews. You’ll be at our sites amongst the community, and some days you’ll be weeding, other days planting, and potentially constructing or cutting grass, so you’ll need to have a friendly and open attitude and a “get stuff done” approach.

Given the teams work outside together, teamwork and safety is incredibly important.  And you’ll be able to share your previous experience in regards to safety and the importance you place on it.

These positions are Monday - Friday with work available in the Western, South Eastern and North Eastern suburbs of Melbourne.

Registering for casual work does not guarantee a casual contract nor ongoing employment.

What we’re looking for

If you are passionate about the environment and have demonstrated experience in bushland restoration, weed control and plantings you have the essentials for this role.

In addition to having your White Card we are seeking talented individuals who possess the following: 

  • Certification in Horticulture or Conservation & Land Management (or Bachelor in Environmental Engineering)
  • Chemical Certificate
  • First Aid
  • Driver’s license and reliable vehicle
  • Practical experience with power tools (Brush Cutters, Hedge Trimmers etc.) is essential
  • Fit, reliable with a genuine passion to undertake this important environmental work.

For more information, please click here to download the Position Description

What’s in it for you?

Working at Melbourne Water, you will be part of a talented, passionate team dedicated to enhancing liveability in Melbourne and beyond. You’ll do truly meaningful work in a supportive, constructive culture that encourages you to make the most of your individual talents.

We provide a range of initiatives and benefits to make help our people thrive professionally and personally.

Flexible Working

Melbourne Water is committed to flexible working, offering a variety of flexible arrangements to suit you and us, understanding that it brings with it customer and business benefits as well as helping individual employees achieve a good work–life fit.

Diversity

Diversity is important to Melbourne Water. We encourage applications from mature age workers, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with a disability and people from diverse cultural backgrounds.

How to apply

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

Please note a Police Check and a Health Assessment are required for this position.

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Date published:

12-Jan-2018

Closing date:

Ongoing


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