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.

Applicants are strongly advised to download a copy of the Position Description and 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 our People Team at the Mildura office on 03 5051 0789.

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  • Certified Practicing Accountant (CPA) or Chartered Account (CA) qualification required
  • Experienced in internal and external auditing


LMW invites interested individuals to submit an Expression of Interest (EOI) for the vacant position of independent member on its Finance and Audit Committee. The primary function of the committee is to provide independent assurance to the LMW Board that the organisation’s finance systems and control environment is operating effectively and efficiently.


Lower Murray Water (LMW) is a large regional organisation headquartered in Mildura, servicing diverse communities across the region, stretching from Kerang to the South Australian border. A unique organisation, LMW operates both urban and rural water businesses which support domestic and commercial customers from households through to large-scale irrigation operations. As a leader within the region, LMW has established itself as a major contributor to enhancing regional prosperity, directly impacting social, environmental and economic benefits.


Current Vacancy

The term of the appointment will commence in February 2021 and expire in January 2024.

Fees for independent members are subject to the Instrument of Remuneration for Non-Board Directors of Lower Murray Urban and Rural Water Corporation Committees as pursuant to the Water Act 1989.

The Finance and Audit Committee meets four times per year, as well as considers matters out-of-session where required. The scheduled dates for 2021 are as follows: 17 February, 16 June, 18 August and
17 November 2021.


Application Process

A link to the recruitment pack is below and applicants must complete the Expression of Interest form and provide a covering letter and curriculum vitae.


Applications and supporting documentation must be submitted to Corporate Secretary, Nardia Sheriff – nardia.sheriff@lmw.vic.gov.au by midnight AEST Monday, 25 January 2021.


Please note that a criminal record check and declaration of private interest must be completed prior to appointment of independent members.  Other additional checks may also be required.


Further Information

For further information about this role, please contact:

Maxwell Folie

LMW Director, and Chair, Finance & Audit Committee

0488 734 866


Do you consider yourself an enthusiastic team player with a willingness to learn and develop a career within the water industry, delivering essential water services to your local community?


Due to an internal promotion, Lower Murray Water (LMW) is seeking someone who is ‘hands on’ and loves working both inside and outside on a variety of operational and maintenance tasks. Prior water industry experience isn’t essential, but maintenance/trade experience is desirable.


This position will be part of a collaborative team of nine, responsible for the operations and maintenance of LMW’s water and sewer infrastructure between Lake Boga and Piangil.


What you’ll bring

As one of our Operations employees, you will thrive in our friendly, collaborative culture, have a genuine interest in working in a community and customer-focused organisation and take pride in your work. You will reside in Swan Hill or the surrounding area and be required to join an on-call roster after an initial period of training.


The benefits

  • a friendly and inclusive culture
  • diverse role, supported by great teams
  • flexible working options and work-life balance
  • broad development opportunities and experiences
  • attractive salary package

LMW values the contributions of a diverse workforce to reflect the communities it serves, and we encourage applications from all types of people, from all walks of life. We are committed to creating a collaborative and inclusive culture and providing flexibility and support to meet individual needs.


A position description is available below and includes skills and background requirements, you are encouraged to address these in your covering letter. Applicants must provide a cover letter and resume.


Applicants are invited to submit their application to: recruitment@lmw.vic.gov.au by 5pm Friday 22 January 2021. Enquiries can be directed to Paula Bond on 03 5051 0789.