Aboriginal careers

A career at Water Corporation means working in an environment where we put safety first and where you are supported to develop a long term and exciting career.

We offer attractive employee benefits and working conditions, a flexible working environment, training and development, and health and lifestyle benefits.

Our commitment to Aboriginal people and communities

We are committed to building and maintaining relationships with Aboriginal people by endorsing a Statement of Commitment to Indigenous people and communities.

To help achieve this we aim to provide and promote opportunities for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander participation and employment, and create training and employment opportunities within Water Corporation.

We are involved in a number of Aboriginal partnerships and programs, including a partnership with the David Wirrpunda Foundation, sponsorship of the Clontarf Foundation, and programs with the Ardyaloon Aboriginal Community and Roelands Village.

What types of roles are available?

There are a range of different areas you can work in at Water Corporation. These include Maintenance and Operations Workers, Customer Service Representatives, Engineering and Technical Specialists, Construction Workers, Human Resources and OSH and many more.

We also have 3 career entry programs:

Apprenticeships

An apprenticeship allows you to get paid while attaining a trade qualification in Mechanical, Electrical, Sheet Metal, Carpentry (Formwork), Welding or Boiler making disciplines.

Traineeships

A traineeship offers an opportunity to get paid while attaining the Certificate II in Water Industry Operations.

Engineering Associate Traineeship

Attend training at Central TAFE and also receive full time on the job training and support with our Engineering Associate Traineeship program.

Roles specifically for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

We have  a number of identified positions classified under Section 50 (d) of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984.  If one of the positions become vacant it will be advertised here on our website, as well as the Australian Employment Covenant Fifty Thousand Sustainable Indigenous Jobs website and the Indigenous Jobs Australia website.

We are a partner of the Australian Employment Covenant which guarantees 50 jobs to suitably qualified Indigenous candidates over a three year period  from the 28th of June 2010.

View all current vacancies

For more information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Careers please call our Consultant Indigenous Programs on (08) 9420 2000.

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