Wannon Water is Victoria’s second largest regional urban water corporation by area.
Each day across south-west Victoria we deliver clear, fresh drinking water to our customers. We also take away sewage and trade waste which we treat and return safely to the environment. As a key regional organisation, Wannon Water strives to be an influential community partner, contributing to the wellbeing and prosperity of the region as a whole. We are guided by our strategic direction of beyond water for strong communities.
We provide services to 34 towns, including residential, commercial, industrial and rural customers. Our 212-strong employee base has more than 1,500 years’ experience at Wannon Water to fulfil our purpose of delivering water and sewerage services and improving the lives of people in South West Victoria.
We are passionate about people - the people we employ, the people who depend on our products and services, and the people who make up our communities.
As an employee of Wannon Water, you will have a genuine opportunity to make the most of your talents, broaden your experience and take on rewarding challenges.
Working with the wider community, we commit to making gender equity a business and cultural norm. It’s simply the right thing to do. We embrace all forms of diversity and promote family-friendly working hours and leave arrangements to ensure our workforce is representative of the community that we serve. We feature a mix of age groups and cultural diversity, programs to recognise and showcase great work and initiative, and a raft of professional development opportunities, making working here a great lifestyle choice.
You will have access to:
Programs to recognise and showcase great work and initiative
A flexible work environment
An events and activities committee
Professional development opportunities
Rostered days off
An employee assistance program
Health and wellbeing programs
About the role
The successful applicant will lead a small team that contributes to the maintenance and development of asset information to support decision making to achieve corporate goals towards improved asset management in Wannon Water.
Key responsibilities and duties
Provide operational support, upgrades and developments, and training sessions across the user base to enhance the usability and usefulness of the corporate Geographical Information Systems and Asset Management Information Systems.
To be Wannon Water’s expert in asset data and provide specialist advice on the integration of Wannon Water’s asset data with other business systems such as work management systems, finance systems, modelling systems, etc.
Maintain an up-to-date asset register of the water supply, wastewater and corporate assets of the corporation, incorporating both financial and physical asset attributes
Ensure that information is provided to the Finance Department for the financial maintenance of the asset database
Liaise with the Finance & Regulation Department for the creation and disposal of assets
Be an effective member of the Assets Team and contribute to ensure the corporate values, purpose and strategic directions of Wannon Water are delivered
Mentor and guide members of the Asset Information Team
Be committed to the implementation of the agreed outcomes of the continued improvement programs.
About you and your skills
To be considered for this role you will need to demonstrate the following qualities:
Strong leadership skills
High motivation and enthusiasm
Relevant qualifications in asset management and/or information management
Relevant experience in the water and sewerage industry
Strong experience in computer applications, particularly MS Office
Substantial experience in data management
Substantial specialist experience in an asset management information system
Several years of experience with Geographical Information Systems, Computer Aided Drafting and "As Constructed" surveying
Evidence of current COVID-19 vaccination status is required.
This is a full-time ongoing position located in Warrnambool. The role has a salary of $92,818.39 to $103,539.71 p.a. plus superannuation.
For further information, please contact Aaron Smith (Branch Manager Asset Systems) on telephone 1300 926 666.
A copy of the position description for this role is available here.