Applications Close 20 April 2016
Working in Tasmania
Tasmania is an extraordinary place to live, with progressive career opportunities, a stimulating way of life and vibrant, friendly communities. We have smaller cities with affordable housing, nurturing schools with stimulating curricula and short commute times, all allowing you to balance work, family life and recreation easily.
The benefits of living and working in a place where the family can enjoy both cosmopolitan shopping and world-class National Parks in the one day, where there are a multitude of outdoor activities awaiting the children after school, and where arts, sport and culture flourish are profound.
Tasmania has a mild climate, an entrepreneurial business community and a mixture of pristine beaches and rugged wilderness within easy reach. Tasmania’s a place where you can live the dream.
Careers at TasWater
At TasWater we look for highly talented and motivated people whose values align with our own. It’s important to us that we:
- provide an exciting and stimulating work environment
- attract and retain a diverse, motivated workforce and support opportunities for growth
- promote a culture that encourages productive behaviours and opportunities to contribute to a sustainable future
- encourage our people through comprehensive training and career development with a focus on innovative thinking
Our people play a big role in helping us achieve our vision of a sustainable water future.
We have over 700 employees throughout Tasmania working in a range of fields including: operations, engineering, environmental science, customer services, finance, human resources and business administration. We bring talent into the organisation through a variety of measures and initiatives which include engaging graduates, trainees and vacation students and facilitating a range of development opportunities including job rotations and internal secondments.
The Way We Work
Our culture at TasWater is underpinned by our vision, values and behaviours. These are central to the Way We Work, no matter what our role in the business.
The TasWater vision is to be a trusted and respected provider of essential services that is making a positive difference to Tasmania.
Our vision to provide better services for Tasmania is assisted by our five values and behaviours:
- Honest and straight forward - We uphold the values and behaviours of TasWater in every action and decision
- Getting it right - We will develop responsible solutions and strive for continuous improvement in all that we do
- Long term thinking - We will deliver outcomes that are in the best interests of the Tasmanian Community
- Working together - We will work together as One TasWater to meet the expectations of our customers
- Taking ownership - We will take personal responsibility for meeting commitments
Flexible working arrangements
We know it can be difficult achieving the right balance between your personal and professional life. At TasWater we believe a healthy work-life balance is essential for everyone and have a range of flexible working arrangements tailored to the needs of our people.
Professional development and training
We understand that it’s our people who are our greatest asset, so we support our people in developing their skills to be the best they possibly can. Whatever level you join TasWater at you can be sure of excellent learning and development opportunities.
Reward and recognition
We believe rewarding the achievements and contributions of our people is essential.
Health and wellbeing
Our goal is to offer a safe and healthy workplace by placing safety as our number one priority. Our 'No Harm' focus means that all our people will be mentally and physically safe in all the work we do. This applies to both the workplace and at home.
As an equal opportunity employer, we are committed to and welcome people from a diverse range of backgrounds, experiences and perspectives making us an interesting and vibrant place in which to work. We seek to promote an environment where individual differences are valued and all employees have the opportunity to realise their potential.
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Work experience opportunities
Work experience at TasWater will provide students with hands on experience in the water industry, as well as teach many valuable workplace skills. Students will be provided with exposure to an operational work environment while gaining guidance and feedback from a skilled supervisor in a work environment.
Please be aware that due to changing organisational demands work experience placements may not be offered throughout the entire year.
If you are interested in work experience with TasWater, please email your resume and expression of interest to firstname.lastname@example.org