Civil Crew Leader with Fire


Melbourne Water


Healesville, Victoria

Salary etc:

Permanent - full-time


Job no: 974381

Our Organisation

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 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.

The Role

The WLD Civil Team are responsible for the implementation and delivery of civil work involved in Melbourne Water’s Waterways and Land related activities. You will oversee crews and provide direct support to Crew Members and other Crew Leaders.

Applicants must reside within 20 minutes of the Healesville Works Centre, or be willing to relocate.

We aim to make roles flexible, and whilst roles are advertised as fulltime we will consider requests for flexible work arrangements, including part time and job share.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Ability to lead the team on key programs and projects, contribute fully to team decision-making and take responsibility beyond own role in ensuring the safety of all team members and other personnel on site
  • 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
  • Experience in civil maintenance or construction activities
  • Ability to work under pressure and in emergency situations
  • Prompt and effective response and contribution to Melbourne Water’s fire fighting organisation, including first attack fire response activities and tactical on ground fire operations.
  • Maintain annual fire fighter accreditation

Your ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is required.

Working at Melbourne Water

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.


Our inclusive workplace culture contributes to making Melbourne Water a great place to work.  We are committed to creating a workforce which reflects the incredibly diverse customers and communities we serve. We welcome applications from everyone including Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander people, Women, People with a disability, mature age job seekers and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

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