2024-03-04 02:45:32 DAM CAPACITY 55.00% 33.87M HEIGHT 430,415ML 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

Risk and Compliance Manager 

Reporting to the Deputy Chief Financial Officer, the Risk and Compliance Manager is responsible for ensuring GAWB effectively manages its risks and meets its regulatory compliance obligations.  This includes strategic, enterprise and operational risk, quality management systems, internal audit, records management and document control.

As a valued business partner, the position oversees the provision of risk and compliance expertise and related business matters. Key to success will be working effectively with a range of internal stakeholders (from the Board to operational staff) and external stakeholders.

This position will be based from the GAWB head office in Gladstone. Relocation assistance can be negotiated for the successful candidate should they be based outside the region.

Water Operator

Reporting to the Water Treatment Manager, the Water Operator contributes to the daily operation of GAWBs two water treatment plants and treated and raw water networks.  The position is also responsible for routine tasks such as asset inspection and minor maintenance tasks to ensure plant reliability.  The role also ensures treated water meets Australian Drinking Water Guidelines criteria, making sure our community receives safe drinking water 24/7. 

The ideal candidate is enthusiastic and highly motivated with a professional approach and strong commitment to meeting our service obligations. 

A current C class driver’s licence is required and qualifications in Certificate III or equivalent in in water industry operations are essential. Forklift licence and confined space certification is highly desirable. The successful person be on a shift roster. 

Technical Procurement Specialist

This position facilitates purchasing and contract administration in accordance with Queensland Procurement Policy and purchasing policies and provides technical advice and support regarding the utilisation of their Procurement system.

Reporting directly to the Contracts & Procurement Manager, this role is responsible for creating and reconciling purchase orders, liasing with suppliers, checking progress claims against contract price schedules, tracking works performed under service provider agreements, assisting with contract administration, training staff, assisting with fleet management and maintaining processes and procedures. 

Our ideal candidate is approachable and flexible in nature, possesses a strong customer service mindset, is proactive and process driven with excellent attention to detail.

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.