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Construction | 501-1,000 employees
How does Sunwater create a diverse and equitable workplace?
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Flexible working

Flexible working

Find out how you can work flexibly at Sunwater.
Career development

Career development

Learn how Sunwater will invest in your personal growth.
Inclusive & anti-discriminatory culture

Inclusive & anti-discriminatory culture

Check out how Sunwater fosters a positive working culture.
Shared caring responsibility

Shared caring responsibility

See your leave entitlements as a parent and/or carer at Sunwater.
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Diversity, equity, and inclusion at Sunwater

As a WORK180 Endorsed Employer, Sunwater is committed to ensuring all their employees can thrive. Check out the strategies they have in place across our 10 key standards for driving equity in the workplace.

Flexible working arrangements

This standard focuses on the way organizations step outside traditional '9 - 5' structures to ensure every employee can deliver their best, regardless of their personal circumstances.

Strategies in place at Sunwater
StrategyFormalized policy related to flexible working arrangements in place
StrategyFlexible work options offered:
Flexibility typeAvailability
Compressed working weekRole / team dependent
Flexible start and finish timesAll employees
Job sharing arrangementsIndividual needs considered
Part-time contractsRole / team dependent
Rostered days offRole / team dependent
Time-off in lieu of overtimeAll employees
Work from anywhere (remote working) optionsAll employees
StrategyPaid holiday, vacation or annual leave in the first 12-months:
StrategyFully paid personal sick and carer's leave in the first 12-months:
StrategyOpen to candidates discussing flexible working arrangements during an interview
StrategyOperational set up:
Multiple office locations
StrategyFully paid community service leave in the first 12-months:
StrategyUnpaid leave options:
All employees
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About Sunwater

Welcome to Sunwater, where we are driven by our purpose of providing water for prosperity. 

Our vibrant culture celebrates diversity, inclusivity, and equality, ensuring that everyone feels valued and respected. From our inclusive employment policies to the genuine connections we forge with colleagues, customers, clients, and communities, we are committed to fostering a supportive environment that embraces our differences.

With 19 dams and 1951 kilometres of pipelines, we proudly store, capture, and deliver approximately 40% of Queensland's commercial water supply to over 5000 valued customers. We are the go-to specialists for industry, mining, and government, trusted to provide tailored solutions in designing, developing, managing, and operating bulk water infrastructure.

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I’ve had the privilege of working for several organisations throughout my career, but none have come close to the incredible experience I've had at Sunwater. From the moment I joined the team in 2021, I discovered what it means to be part of a company that prioritises its employees and fosters a positive and inclusive culture. The culture at Sunwater is not just a buzzword; it is ingrained in every aspect of the organisation. From the top-down, our leaders actively promote a supportive, collaborative, and empowering atmosphere. They lead by example, showing genuine care and respect for everyone. Moreover, the opportunities for personal and professional development at Sunwater have been fantastic. The organisation invests in its employees, providing comprehensive training programs and growth opportunities. Each day I’m fortunate to collaborate with passionate, talented individuals who are not only experts in their fields but also supportive and encouraging teammates.
Rebecca Jameson
Rebecca Jameson
HR Operations Manager, Sunwater

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