People and Careers

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About Coliban Water

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We employ people in a wide variety of roles. Employment opportunities are across the areas of planning and projects, business planning, customer service, communications, finance and administration.

We are a regional urban water corporation which has a region that covers approximately 20% of Victoria. We have more than 100 employees - the majority working from our office in Bendigo, Victoria.

Our aim is to offer a challenging and rewarding work place that allows staff to develop both personally and professionally.

> Applying for a position

Your application should:

  • Include a covering letter;
  • A current resume;
  • Address of the key selection criteria;
  • Include the names of three professional referees.

Applications must address the key selection criteria. To apply visit the Victorian Government Careers website, select 'Coliban Water' in the Department/ Agency field and click 'Search'.


> The application process

Applicants short listed for interview will be notified by telephone of the date, time and location of their interview.

The panel generally includes three people:

  • The manager of the prospective employee;
  • A peer with the same skill level;
  • And a human resources representative.

Interviews are followed by referee checks. An appointment decision is made by the interview panel and the successful candidate is offered the position by telephone.

All interviewed applicants will be contacted by telephone. An email will then be sent to all applicants, including those not short listed for interview.

> Employee benefits

Some of our employee benefits include:

  • Professional development program;
  • Study assistance;
  • Accrued days off;
  • Family violence leave;
  • Employee Consultative Committee;
  • Funded employee group for added extras including health and wellbeing activities;
  • Free parking within 150 meters of the office;
  • Flexibility/work life balance;
  • 48/52 employment option;
  • Part time option;
  • Transition to retirement;
  • 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave;
  • 2 weeks paid secondary caregiver leave;
  • Superannuation of your choice;
  • Salary sacrifice into superannuation;
  • Long service leave continuity between public sector jobs.


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