Senior Asset Practitioner Land


Melbourne Water


Docklands, Melbourne, Victoria

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Permanent, Part-time.



Our Organisation

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 Area Lead - Catchments and Land 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.

The Role

We have an exciting part time role (3 days a week job share) within our Catchment Asset Management Team. This role will see you working both from our 990 La Trobe Street Head office and working from home, with the flexibility to choose your work days.

As the Senior Asset Practitioner Land you will be responsible for providing expertise in the enhancement and maintenance of Melbourne Water's Land Assets, including Vegetation management, Tree hazard management, and Grass Cutting programs. This role will assist in implementing the vision for our land services including enhancing biodiversity and improving open access and livability on Melbourne Water's open spaces in the decade that matters.

Your Tertiary qualification in Ecology/Biological Sciences/Natural Resource Management along with your experience and understanding in Land Management will see you success within this part time role.

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.

Growth & Development

We're a curious bunch at Melbourne Water and relish any opportunity to learn something new. We are in the business of enhancing life and liveability, which lends itself to re-imagining what's possible and challenging the status quo. We offer a variety of learning opportunities; from formal development programs, digital learning content and lunch & learns; to visiting our sites and getting to see our initiatives and projects first hand We believe that learning happens every day, so we support our people to continuously learn and experiment in the flow of their work, designing their own development path.


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

  • Proven ability in developing and delivering land management options and interventions.
  • Experience in developing effective networks in a diverse and complex multiagency delivery environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate verbally and in writing with all stakeholders and to prepare and deliver information to an audience in a professional manner.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills which adds value to business and customers.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop strategies and improvement plans that align with broader business strategic direction to drive customer and commercial value.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify a need for change and to respond to change management positively.

Your ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is required together with a Tertiary qualification in Ecology/Biological Sciences/Natural Resource Management, engineering.

Please note a Police Check / Health Assessment is required for this position.

Applicants will be required to provide evidence of their COVID-19 vaccination status.


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