First listed on: 01 July 2024

East Gippsland Water are proud to provide an essential service to communities across East Gippsland, and recognise that having a collaborative, capable and engaged workforce is essential to the success of our organisation. 

We are committed to supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace, and invest heavily in the ongoing development of our people, a range of benefits and initiatives to enhance employee engagement, and a workplace culture that supports healthy work-life balance.

Working within the genuinely collaborative and passionate People, Safety & Culture team and East Gippsland Water people leaders, this is an opportunity to grow your career in a unique service industry.

About the role

This varied and fulfilling role will touch on all aspects of the employee lifecycle, from recruitment and onboarding through to the employee experience and exit processes.

Based primarily at our head office in Bairnsdale, the People & Culture Advisor will assist in the delivery of strategic workforce planning actions and resourcing initiatives for the organisation, from enhancing the talent pipeline to innovative attraction campaigns for skilled specialists.

The People & Culture Advisor will act as the first point of engagement for jobseekers and new employees. And work closely with Hiring Managers to provide high level advice and guidance throughout the delivery of fair and merit-based end to end recruitment activities across our organisation.

About you

We are looking for someone with a genuine passion for workforce planning, with the ability to think strategically and creatively to drive initiatives and the confidence to build strong working relationships, internally, with community and with prospective candidates.

You will have the opportunity to utilise your strong knowledge of recruitment and strategic workforce planning to lead and coordinate recruitment activities, from advertising to onboarding, and contribute to ongoing employee engagement, retention and exit experiences.

If you have demonstrated knowledge and experience in transactional end to end recruitment activities, a positive and proactive approach, and the ability to build strong working relationships then we would like to hear from you.

Apply now!

This full-time ongoing role is substantively based at our Bairnsdale Head Office, however occasional travel across the East Gippsland Region will be required as part of this role.

A full outline of duties and responsibilities can be found in the Position Description linked below, or for more information please contact our Coordinator People & Culture on 0477 700 426 or via email at

We strongly encourage applications from experienced women and men, Traditional Owners, people with disabilities, LGBTQI+, culturally and ethnically diverse and mature aged candidates to best represent and engage with the communities in which we live and work.

Applications should include a covering letter demonstrating how you can achieve the responsibilities of the role against the selection criteria outlined in the Position Description.

We welcome your application by Sunday 14th July 2024.

This role has been classified as per our Enterprise Agreement as a Band 3 position, from $70,081 - $91,032 per annum (plus minimum ATO Superannuation Guarantee Percentage) based on skills, experience and qualifications.

Should you require accessibility assistance throughout your application please contact our friendly People, Safety & Culture team. Shortlisted applicants may be required to undertake a pre-employment medical and a National Police Check.

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