Work experience and entry-level opportunities

At Unitywater, we have a number of programs which enable people in our community to gain experience in and exposure to the wide range of careers available in the water industry. Our career pathways, outlined further below, include the:

  • Water Industry Worker Program
  • Apprenticeship Program
  • Vacation Student Program
  • Graduate Development Program
  • Unitywater Scholarships

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Apprenticeship Program

We offer trade apprenticeships for Electrical, Instrumentation and Control and Mechanical Engineering. 

Register your interest. 

Water Industry Worker Program

As a Water Industry Worker your work will be outdoors (field-based), maintaining Unitywater’s network of water and wastewater assets. The Water Industry Worker program has five progression levels, from entry-level to frontline supervisor. 

Throughout your career as a Water Industry Worker you can gain nationally recognised qualifications and the ability to grow your knowledge and skills in the water industry. On-the-job training is provided for the following qualifications and licences: 

  • Cert II, III and IV Water Industry Operations
  • Cert IV Leadership and Management
  • Fork Lift Licence
  • Drainer Licence
  • Truck (HR and MR) Licence
  • Traffic Management
  • Dogger Licence
  • Welding

Please visit our Current Vacancies page to check for available positions.