Development opportunities

We are committed to investing in and developing our people, with a huge range of programs and initiatives for professional, personal and leadership development. 

Our people have the opportunity to cross-skill and gain varied professional development experiences through secondment and project placements across Unitywater.
We have a number of programs that are targeted at varied levels of leadership capability, as well as other resources that are available to all staff to tap into at any time.
The Mentoring Program at Unitywater is offered to both emerging and experienced leaders as a means of professional development. It provides individuals the opportunity to develop professional relationships, share knowledge and expertise and develop confidence and leadership skills.

We offer a wide range of formal training courses to support leadership and technical development. Employees can access online learning courses and have the opportunity to attend training available throughout the year.

We support the development of our people and further study is available through the UNITE (University, Training and Education) study assistance program.

Why choose the water industry?

Water Services Association of Australia has broken down why the water industry is worth paying attention to when considering your career path. Here are a few reasons to consider the industry:

  • 3,000+ expected jobs to be created in water by 2026.
  • 200 utilities employ around 30,000 people, representing about half of the entire water sector.
  • Diverse range of expertise needed, including creativity, problem solving, critical thinking and digital skills.
  • Filled with opportunities to have a say and make a real difference towards sustainability for future generations. 

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