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Water Planning and Delivery Team Leader- Tamworth, Dubbo, Goondiwindi, Narrabri


Location: Tamworth

Job Type: Not Specified


Ready to make a splash in your career? WaterNSW is seeking an experienced Team Leader Water Planning and Delivery to join our operations team in Northern NSW.

The successful candidate will be responsible for leading and supporting the performance and development of a team of technical staff operating water supply systems to ensure the efficient delivery of water to customers and the environment.

Preferred location: Tamworth, Dubbo, Goondiwindi, Narrabri, and other WaterNSW locations negotiable within the Northern region.

This is an opportunity to work with an essential organisation creating a more sustainable future for the state.

This role offers the flexibility to work around life, your contribution will be valued, and you’ll be supported to build a rewarding career.

Our perks and benefits:

At WaterNSW, we believe that our employees should be as well taken care of as our rivers, dams, and pipelines, that’s why we offer a load of benefits.

  • Flexible working
  • 9 day fortnight
  • Up to 16 weeks paid parental leave
  • Fertility leave
  • Yearly corporate wear allowance
  • Professional development and educational assistance
  • Attractive remuneration
  • And so much more!

What you’ll do:

  • Coordinate the activities of Water Planning and Delivery regional staff, developing and maintaining the roster to ensure the appropriate allocation of human and technical resources along with managing staff fatigue.
  • Provide timely guidance, coaching and feedback to help team members strengthen specific knowledge/skill areas needed to accomplish tasks and solve problems.
  • Coordinate the performance and development of team members to ensure a sound understanding of the business drivers, environment, tasks, strategies, and improvement actions.
  • Maintain knowledge of supply system operation plans and protocols to ensure the coordinated water delivery service meets the needs of customers, stakeholders, and regulators.
  • Identify opportunities for improved operational performance and continual business improvement strategies, including the documentation of operational procedures to ensure consistency of processes across the state.

What we are looking for:

  • Proven experience in leadership, developing teamwork and training staff that continuously improves operational performance.
  • Experienced communicator, negotiator, problem solver and networker.
  • Proven experience in working within a team environment to achieve corporate and business targets and maximise operational performance.
  • Sound knowledge and understanding of water planning and delivery operations in river or related systems.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of NSW Water Management legislation, regulations and policies
  • Tertiary qualifications in engineering, science or related field, or equivalent knowledge and experience.
  • Current NSW Driver’s licence

Who is WaterNSW? When people think of essential human services, water supply is one of the first things that come to mind - and that’s where WaterNSW comes in. We are NSW’s primary bulk water supplier, river operator and comprehensive provider for licensing, water trades and water information.We operate one of the largest water monitoring networks in Australia and the Southern Hemisphere

WaterNSW is committed to the safety of our people and wider community, as such, full vaccination against COVID-19 will be a condition of all successful candidates.

Well, what are you waiting for? Apply now!

For more information, please reach out to: Tanya Talwar at

Please note applications for this position will close on 30th June 2023

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