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Trainee Operator Leonora

Water Corporation

Location: Leonora

Job Type: Not Specified


    12 month role based in Leonora, $74,126 + Super + $5,217 location allowance

      Earn while you learn, with full mentoring and support

        Opportunity to complete Cert II & III in Water Industry Operations (we pay)

          All equipment including a work vehicle, mobile phone, PDA/Blackberry and uniform is provided

          This position is advertised under Section 51 of the Equal Opportunity Act 1984. We are seeking to increase the diversity of our workforce to better meet the differing needs of our customers and to improve equal opportunity outcomes for our employees. Women are encouraged to apply.

          Do you enjoy working outdoors?

          Do you want to add a nationally recognised qualification to your CV? (all paid for by us)

          Do you want a manager who will support you, guide you and mentor you?

          You probably want to know what’s involved?

          As a trainee operator based in Leonora, you will join a team of four to assist the Remote Civil Team Leader in carrying out maintenance of Water Corporation assets.

          The team will operate and manage four bore fields and 3 water treatment plants in Leonora, Laverton and Wiluna.

          This traineeship provides excellent skills, development and basic knowledge required for a water industry operations career or specialisation in networks, source, irrigation, or treatment. After successful completion of the traineeship, there are opportunities to progress and develop your career, training and exposure to other roles at Water Corporation

          Sounds good? What else is on offer?

          You'll work alongside experience professionals, people who have been with the company for years so you’ll learn from some of the very best in the industry.

          On top of the competitive starting salary, we pay 17.5% leave loading when you take annual leave.

          You’ll complete Certificate II & III in Water Industry Operations and learn about different water treatment plants (all paid for by us)

          Best of all, NO FIFO - work locally so you get home each night.

          If you’re local to the area, good with your hands, hold a WA ‘C Class’ Drivers Licence we would love to hear from you

          Applications close 20th September 2023

          Please note: As part of the recruitment process you may be required to complete Pre-Employment screening which may include a medical, qualification check, police clearance and Australian working rights check.

          We reserve the right to withdraw this ad prior to the closing date.

          Our commitment to a diverse and inclusive workplace:

          Diversity and inclusion are more than words. They guide us on building a thriving workforce that reflects the diversity of our customers and our community.

          We encourage applications from every background, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disability, women, youth, LGBTQIA+ folks and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

          Applicants with disability who require adjustments, or alternative methods of communication in the recruitment process, can contact a Recruitment Officer at or 9420 2000.

          To read our diversity and inclusion statement, please visit our website