First listed on: 24 January 2020

  • Fantastic Graduate opportunity
  • Ongoing career development
  • Make a meaningful contribution to your community

We currently have a fantastic opportunity for 2 Graduate Project Officers to join our Asset Solutions team.  Our graduate program offers the opportunity to be employed in a fixed term 2 year graduate position, with successful graduates being encouraged to apply for vacancies towards the tail end of their contract period.

Hunter Water Corporation delivers valued water, wastewater and associated services to Newcastle and the greater Hunter region. Our purpose is to enable the sustainable growth of the region and the life our communities desire, with high quality, affordable services. We are embarking on a new strategic direction to build a more innovative, collaborative and resilient organisation that is a thought leader in developing a sustainable water and wastewater future.
Click here to read more about Hunter Water, the 2017+3 strategy and what our employees value about working here.

As a Graduate Project Officer you will work with us to gain experience and training in understanding how to project manage Hunter Water’s portfolio of assets.  This position will provide the opportunity for the successful Graduates to develop their professional project management skills across a range of projects.

This role offers a base salary of $68,478, plus Superannuation contributions of 9.5%. Furthermore, this position will receive 3 additional public holidays per year, the option to participate in receiving RDOs, and has access to a range of discounts with various partners that are available for employees to utilise.
To be successful in this role you will have the following:
  • Tertiary qualifications in Science or Engineering related discipline - completed or if currently completing, in the final semester
  • Proactive and engaged approach to learning and professional development
  • Model Hunter Water's organisational values
  • Class ‘C’ Drivers’ Licence
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven ability to build and maintain effective working relationships
  • Ability to learn and apply new skills practically in the workplace
  • Strong organisational and time management skills
  • Intermediate computer skills in MS Office and aptitude to learn relevant software programs

To be considered for this position applicants must provide a current resume and a cover letter. To obtain the position description please {CLICK HERE}.
At Hunter Water we fundamentally believe in and commit to diversity and inclusion. We value individual's unique capabilities, backgrounds, experiences and characteristics. We rely on these diverse perspectives to drive innovation and collaboration, to deliver the best outcome for our customers and communities. It is this diversity of perspectives that will enable Hunter Water to meet the challenges of the future.

We strive to create an inclusive environment where there is genuine equality of opportunity regardless of people's gender, age, cultural background, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability and/or family status. We are open to addressing your needs through flexible working arrangements, including but not limited to: change to hours of work, job sharing and working from home. We encourage you to apply and welcome all applications.

Application Closing Date:  7 February 2020
Interested? Apply Now!
Employment with Hunter Water Corporation may be subject to  pre-employment functional assessment and drug and alcohol testing for preferred external applicants.


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