2023-04-01 18:31:41 DAM CAPACITY 63.00% 35.10M HEIGHT 486,002ML VOLUME


Established almost 50 years ago, GAWB is an intrinsic part of the Gladstone region – our people not only work in the region, the also call it home.

We have a small but dedicated team of passionate employees, working across the region to deliver a 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

Maintenance Planner

Reporting to the Maintenance Manager, this position is responsible for the planning and scheduling of maintenance activities, with particular focus on safely optimising operational productivity.  This position further supports the Operations and Maintenance teams in the use of the Computerised Maintenance Management System (CMMS) to continually enhance the capability and qualitative aspects of the delivery of day-to-day preventative maintenance and project work

Facilities Maintenance Field Officer

The role of the Facilities Maintenance Field Officer is to assist with the delivery of the non-network related asset maintenance programmes at an operational level, providing support to management in the development, procurement and delivery of non-network asset maintenance programmes and maintenance projects and works programs. The position is required to assist with the day-to-day operation and upkeep of GAWB’s owned and leased premises, facility systems, equipment, and ancillary assets.

Communications and Community Relations Manager

We are looking for an experienced practitioner with demonstrated leadership skills. You will have high attention to detail and thrive in a busy and growing environment. You are a generalist who can operate at a strategic and tactical level, as this is a small team environment. You are skilled in building process and communications architecture and systems. Key to your success is your ability to plan and engage with the community and external stakeholders. This role is reactive and proactive however will have a strong advocacy focus.

Safety Systems Specialist

The Safety Systems Specialist position provides high quality support and advice to implement key components of the organisation’s safety strategy. The role assists with specialised Work Health & Safety Management System development, implementation and support, and health and safety project delivery. The role requires a high level of consultation and engagement with operational teams as they outwork the initiatives contained within the Safety Action Plan (SAP). Reporting to the Health & Safety Manager, this position will commence as an 18-month, fixed-term contract.

General Manager

As a member of the Executive Leadership Team (ELT),  you will contribute to the achievement of GAWB’s business goals and strategic objectives. You will also be responsible for Capital leads, Capital Projects and Engineering functions to effectively set and implement the strategy and framework for the planning and delivery of GAWB’s investments in complex and high-value capital projects across the water supply network.

Program Delivery Manager

This exciting role leads the planning, development, implementation, and execution of GAWB’s Capital Projects Portfolio across the business. The position incumbent leads the project team in all functions throughout the project lifecycle ensuring governance requirements and business objectives are aligned for the project works entirety.


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.