Manager - Water and Gas Infrastructure


Rottnest Island Authority


Fremantle and Rottnest Island (commuting as required), WA

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Permanent, Full-time, Level 6 or 7, $103,966 - $114,590 or $120,725 - $129,033 p.a. + super.


Position No. RIA3126554

Don't miss this opportunity to join the team at the Rottnest Island Authority. This role provides a unique opportunity to plan, build, operate and management a diverse range of water, wastewater and gas infrastructure assets within the context of Rottnest Island's unique heritage and environment. Rottnest Island is an internationally recognised, sustainable, must-visit tourism destination.

The existing water and gas infrastructure at Rottnest Island include extraction of saline water (5 boreholes), desalination plant (3 trains, 750 m3/day throughput), storage and distribution of drinking water, wastewater reticulation with pump stations, waste water treatment plant, sprinklers irrigation system fed with treated effluent, gas tanks and reticulation.

The Rottnest Island Authority has advanced plans for the renewal of existing water assets and development of new infrastructure. This role is responsible and accountable for managing existing and proposed water and gas assets, including:

  • Managing the initiation, planning, development, procurement, execution and closure of maintenance, renewal, upgrade and new build projects at optimal value for money and within the set time.
  • Planning and overseeing the maintenance of the existing water and gas assets to attain and preserve maximum operational capacity.
  • Leading the undertaking of the Capital Works Program.
  • Contributing to the development of the Enterprise Asset Management System (EAMS).

The successful applicant will be required to possess or obtain a current and satisfactory National Police Check prior to commencement.

Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination Policy for WA Workforces: An approved COVID-19 vaccine is mandatory for appointment to this position. The successful applicant will be required to provide proof of their COVID-19 vaccination status before they can commence in the position. Please refer to the recently announced mandatory vaccination policy for a majority of occupations and workforces in WA at Mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for WA workforces (https://www.wa.gov.au).


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