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.

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This position is within the Civil Maintenance Team of Lower Murray Water’s Operations Division and is primarily responsible for construction, maintenance and repair of irrigation, drainage, water and sewerage reticulation/distribution systems.


What you’ll bring


As a Civil Maintenance Operator, you will thrive in our friendly, collaborative culture.

Reporting to the Team Leader Civil, you will assist the Civil Maintenance Team with construction, programmed and breakdown maintenance, repair and replacement of irrigation, drainage, water and sewer infrastructure, including treatment plants, to the required standards. You will be flexible with your availability as overtime and out of hours work may be required.


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 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 key areas of responsibility and outcomes. You are encouraged to address these outcomes 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 Wednesday 4 November. Enquiries can be directed to Paula Bond on 03 5051 0789.