Careers & Employment

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

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 encourages applications from all members of the community.

Applicants are strongly advised to download a copy of the Position Description and should address the Selection Criteria in their application. All applications should also be accompanied by a resume.

For further assistance regarding employment at Lower Murray Water, please contact the Manager People and Culture at our Mildura office on 03 5051 3400.




Lower Murray Water  has an opportunity for an experienced and hands-on Manager Program Management to join their team on a full-time basis (5 year contract). You will be working from their head office in Mildura, VIC, with some travel to other offices or sites on an adhoc basis.

Reporting to the Executive Manager (Delivery) your main responsibilities will be to manage a team of people, contractors and the delivery of LMW‘s capital works program, including urban water and wastewater, and rural irrigation and drainage infrastructure.

More specifically, some of your key duties will include (but will not be limited to):

  • Ensuring allocated projects are planned, executed, and delivered on time and within budget;
  • Overseeing safety and investigating incidents as required, with support from the OHS coordinator;
  • Handing over completed construction works to the Operations team and ensuring they are involved with key decisions that may impact asset operational performance;
  • Ensuring compliance with project plan, construction, and quality standards;
  • Setting expectations, goals and KPI’s for teams and self, and managing staff performance; and
  • Developing and maintaining close working relationships through regular communications with individuals and teams.



This position within Lower Murray Water’s Corporate Services Division leads the Finance team in the effective delivery of financial services for the corporation. Reporting to and working with, the Chief Financial Officer this role will promote effective financial control and management to support decision making, financial sustainability and achieve business growth and development.

What you’ll bring

As our Manager Finance, you will thrive in our friendly, collaborative culture. Working as a member of the Corporate Services Leadership team you will be a key contributor in developing, implementing and maintaining strategies, policies, systems and procedures that support LMW in the achievement of its business objectives particularly in relation to financial management. Your extensive accounting and financial experience will support you and your team to drive strategic thinking and continuous improvement across the department. Outstanding communication and influencing skills will create constructive, productive relationships internally and externally. You will build credibility and confidence across the organisation and your ability to motivate others will inspire and energise the Finance team to deliver exceptional performance and customer service.

The benefits

  • a friendly and inclusive culture
  • flexible working options
  • broad development opportunities and experiences
  • attractive salary package

Lower Murray Water values the contributions of a diverse workforce to reflect the communities it serves, and we encourage all applications. We are committed to creating a collaborative and inclusive culture and providing flexibility and support to meet individual needs.

Applicants must provide a cover letter, resume and a separate document outlining how they address the key selection criteria. Applicants are invited to submit their application to: recruitment@lmw.vic.gov.au by 5.00pm Monday 16th September 2019. Enquiries can be directed to Tracy Barry (03) 5051 3483