2024-06-23 19:59:53 DAM CAPACITY 53.00% 33.47M HEIGHT 413,032ML VOLUME


Established in 1973, GAWB is an intrinsic part of the Gladstone region – our people not only work in the region, they also call it home.

We have a small but dedicated team of passionate employees, working to deliver safe, secure, and reliable water supply to our customers.

We are a safe, inclusive workplace that supports diversity and opportunity. We invest in our people and empower them to make decisions and challenge the status quo. Our highly diverse portfolio of assets and responsibilities means we have a range of career opportunities across a variety of areas such as engineering, science and environment, policy and planning, project management, trades, dam and water treatment operation, land management and corporate services.

Current Career Opportunities


Reporting to the Grounds and Catchment Supervisor, this position is responsible for the maintenance of landscaping, reticulation systems and gardening resources in line with GAWB’s Open Space Maintenance Management Plan (OSMMP), including landscaping improvement projects as required to GAWB owned recreation and infrastructure sites.

The Horticulturalist plays a key role in undertaking complex horticultural duties related to the maintenance and development of GAWB owned recreation and infrastructure sites in accordance with horticultural best practice and procedures.

Engineering Manager

The Engineering Manager provides guidance and direction for engineering activities and resources, ensures GAWB is compliant with relevant engineering standards and plans for future project requirements.

Our ideal candidate is proactive, understands the importances of strong stakeholder relationships and delviers high quality materials on time and on budget.

We are looking for a people centric leader who is self-motivated and can hit the ground running to help shape the future of engineering projects at Gladstone Area Water Board.

Program Delivery Manager 

The Program Delivery Manager oversees GAWB’s Capital Projects portfolio ensuring the organisation’s capital projects are successfully executed in accordance with the project management framework and all relevant guidelines and legislative requirements.

This position provides specialist advice to key stakeholders and conducts the duties of a Project Manager for any assigned projects.

This is a true hands-on management role.  The successful candidate must be self-motivated with the ability to work unsupervised and exhibit the following, qualifications, skills, and attributes.

Mechanical Fitter

This is an opportunity to join a leading local organisation in a full-time role on a nine day fortnight.

Reporting to the Maintenance Supervisor, the Mechanical Fitter is responsible for tasks like the installation, maintenance and repair of assets and equipment to ensure the ongoing reliability and functionality of GAWB infrastructure

As a fully qualified Mechanical Fitter, this role plays a key role in planned and corrective maintenance of mechanical equipment relevant to water storage, reservoirs, water transfer pumping and pipeline networks. You will be required to organise, monitor, control and prioritise individual workloads in conjunction with supervisors.


The Way We Work

GAWB’s vision, mission and values are fundamental to everything we do.


Together delivering safe and reliable water services to enhance the livability of our region. 


We are a leading water provider that supports our customers, community and people. We provide an essential service that promotes the economic development and enhances the lifestyle of regional Queensland. 


Our values guide the way we work to achieve our vision.

We look after ourselves. And each other. 

We work together.  Always.

We all contribute. Openly. 

We deliver. You and I.