Careers & employment

Thank you for your interest in a career at Lower Murray Water.

Water is a vital resource and we provide a vital service. We’re also big on service delivery, positive relationships and responsible, sustainable economic development. If you share our vision to manage our water and environment for the future, then check our current vacancies.

Our services cover a large geographical area in the north-west region of Victoria and vacancies may be at Mildura, Robinvale, Swan Hill or Kerang. Our head office is located in Mildura.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourage applications from all members of the community.

For further assistance regarding employment at Lower Murray Water, please contact our People Team at the Mildura office on 03 5051 0789.

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Lower Murray Water (LMW) is a water corporation providing water services to urban and rural customers along the Murray River, from Koondrook to the South Australian border.  With just over 200 staff located in and around Mildura, Swan Hill, Kerang and Robinvale, we are responsible for servicing around 80,000 customers.

We are looking for a dependable and team orientated person to join our Irrigation Service Delivery Team, supporting a small team responsible for the efficient delivery of irrigation water to rural customers to support our region to prosper.

About the role:

Reporting directly to the Manager Irrigation Delivery & Metering, this role will rely on supportive leadership and people management skills, ensuring irrigation systems are operated and in a safe, reliable and efficient manner.


This position will form positive relationships with irrigation customers and other stakeholders, providing and understanding and responsiveness to customer’s needs, obtaining better service delivery insights and contributing to wider business outcomes.


Key responsibilities of this role include, but are not limited to:
  • Good communication skills to provide clear leadership and support a positive team culture
  • Willingness to form part of an on-call team roster
  • Maintain and foster customer and stakeholder relationships
  • Work collaboratively as a member of the team and broader LMW family
  • Always represent LMW professionally
  • Efficient and reliable operation of our irrigation supply systems to achieve agreed customer service levels

About you:

You are a self-motivated person, who is great at developing team and customer relationships through a positive outlook and have high emotional intelligence.


To be successful in this role, you’ll provide a supportive team environment and a customer focus to achieve agreed customer service levels.

The following requirements are:

  • Current drivers’ licence
  • Experience in working with customers and being able to support positive outcomes in any unrelated field
  • Proven leadership skills or the leadership potential
  • Great communication and interpersonal skills
  • Proficient computer skills in Microsoft suite and flexibility to learn other programs
  • Must have the right to work in Australia

What we offer:

  • A friendly and inclusive culture
  • Flexible working options that promote a family orientated and healthy work-life balance
  • Broad development opportunities and experiences
  • Employee Assistance Program offering free confidential counselling services to all employees
  • Attractive salary package

Working at LMW will inspire you to be passionate, innovative and dynamic. The skills and abilities you bring to the role will be valued, in turn we are committed to fostering a high performing culture through continued coaching, developing and learning opportunities which will support an exciting career at LMW.


We pride ourselves on our inclusive and diverse workforce and celebrate that everyone at LMW is unique in their own way. These unique differences create a culture at LMW that enhances not only our organisation but also the community in which we serve. If you think this role is for you, apply now! 

When applying for this role please prepare a cover letter including responses to the following questions:

  1. Why do you want to be the Team Leader Irrigation Delivery at LMW?
  2. What skills will you bring to the role?
  3. How would you classify your leadership style?

To apply; email your covering letter and resume to: recruitment@lmw.vic.gov.au by 5pm Monday 21 June 2021. Enquiries can be directed to Paula Bond on 03 5051 0789.