Careers at GMW


Goulburn-Murray Water (GMW) currently employs about 480 people in various locations throughout northern Victoria.

We are a diverse workforce, with a wide range of educational qualifications, skills and knowledge. We place a strong emphasis on occupational health and safety and are committed to providing a safe and comfortable working environment.

Please ensure you read the Application Guidelines prior to applying for a position with GMW. These guidelines specify the corporation's requirements regarding position applications, and provide valuable advice.

Under Positions Vacant, you will find a current list of employment opportunities. To be eligible for any job advertised by GMW, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, have lodged an application for Australian or New Zealand citizenship, or have a visa to live and work in Australia or New Zealand. Further information can be obtained from the Australian Department of Immigration or the New Zealand Department of Immigration.

Conditions of employment with GMW are defined by our Enterprise Agreement or by the individual Employment Agreement. GMW employees are also required to comply with various legislation and policies, some of which are available on this website.

More information on the local area can be accessed from the following websites:

Goulburn-Murray Water is an Equal Opportunity employer, and all applications are assessed based on skills, abilities, experience, qualifications and aptitudes without regard to age, gender, race, disability, religion, marital status and a range of other personal characteristics. We recognise the needs of people with a disability who access our services and/or are seeking employment with us, and so, go beyond our legal requirements under Section 38 of the Disability Act 2006. GMW is committed to providing positive outcomes for people with a disability.

If you require further information or assistance please contact GMW People and Culture on 1800 013 357 or

Our Diversity Policy

GMW is an equal opportunity employer supporting diversity and inclusion. GMW encourages women, mature aged, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders, LGBTI+ and people from  culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds in the workplace.

You can download a copy of our Diversity Policy here.

Kickstart program

Are you a university student coming home this summer or know someone who is?

If so, then our summer paid work experience program Kick Start might be for you.

Working in a fun and challenging environment at Goulburn-Murray Water, the Kick Start program gives aspiring young professionals the opportunity to gain real life experience, a variety of new skills and make valuable industry connections within our business.

We will update this page with further information on the 2020/21 Kickstart Program in coming months.

If you are a university student coming home this summer, you may be interested in this great opportunity – please get in touch. It could help kick start your dream career!

Please note: You must have completed at least one year of university or further studies to be eligible.


Goulburn-Murray Water protects your privacy by collecting and handling your personal information in accordance with the requirements of the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014. Personal information collected in relation to your employment application will be used to process and assess your application.

When you provide information about another individual such as a referee, you acknowledge that you are authorised to provide that information and the individual has been made aware that they may be contacted by one of our representatives.

Any health information provided in your application will be handled in accordance with the requirements of the Health Records Act 2001.

For further information regarding Goulburn-Murray Water's privacy statement please refer to our privacy webpage.