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At SA Water we’re deeply committed to protecting and managing South Australia’s most precious resource – water. With over 1500 dedicated staff ensuring safe and efficient water and wastewater services to almost 1.5 million South Australians, our expertise in water quality is recognised around the globe. Within our skilled and diverse workforce, the well-being of staff and customers is our highest priority as we continue to support growth and economic development throughout our state.

What makes SA Water a great place to work?

For a start, SA Water is a government enterprise, wholly owned by the Government of South Australia, and is considered to be a stable and reliable organisation.

At SA Water we believe in a flexible, family friendly and safe workplace. Even though we have some specific customer service roles that require set rosters, we aim to provide a workplace that has the right balance between work, life and family.

Given that SA Water serves the South Australian community, so do all of the career opportunities we provide. As this is such an important task, we endeavour to make sure that your job is satisfying and rewarding.

We know that it's our people who are our greatest asset, so we focus on your growth as well as that of the corporation. SA Water offers opportunities to work on challenging and rewarding projects in teams of like-minded professionals. Creating training and development opportunities allows us to recognise and reward staff who are performing well, enabling us to retain good people.

We also make sure you're taken care of in modern and comfortable work environments, whether they are in Adelaide CBD or in regional locations.

Talk to anyone who works for SA Water for a first hand report. We are confident that they will be as happy to be a part of the SA Water 'family' as we are to have them.

Receive job alerts by email

By registering you contact details and area of expertise with SA Water, we can email you as soon as a position that matches your criteria becomes available.

If you want to amend your Job Alert, simply enter your new preferences to override your previous set-up. If you decide that you no longer want to be informed about opportunities with SA Water, you will then be able to cancel your job alert registration.

Looking for a job with SA Water?

Search by entering or selecting your job search criteria, then click the SEARCH button. When you find a job that matches your criteria, you can apply online. It's the easiest, most efficient way to submit your resume. An SA Water Internal Recruitment Consultant will then be in touch with you.

If you have any questions about the jobs being advertised, you'll find the Recruitment Consultant's contact details on the job through the job search section of this site.

How to Apply

To apply for a position at SA Water, you'll need to attach your resume and a one page cover letter, unless the job advertisement states otherwise.

Your resume and cover letter should include your understanding of the responsibilities associated with the position and explain how your experiences and achievements demonstrate you suitability to undertake the role. A copy of the position description can be obtained from the link on the advertisement or from the contact person named on the job advertisement.

Forward your application through the SA Water Job Search page before the closing date. If your application is late, please contact your Recruitment Consultant for further information.

Check your application's status

You can track the progress of your application through the 'Existing applicant sign-in' at any time. You can also update your account, make new applications, and activate or deactivate your registration for job mail.

General Recruitment Enquiries

As one of Australia's largest water utilities, SA Water employs a diverse range of people with widely varying skill sets. Our commitment to workplace safety is unwavering, we offer ample opportunities for career development and as a valued member of our highly supportive team, you'll enjoy true job satisfaction.

To stay informed about SA Water positions matching your preferences, register your details and area of expertise with SA Water by setting up a Job Alert (see details on the left of this page).

Workforce Sustainability Programs at SA Water

As we continue working in the best interests of our customers and the community, we are deeply committed to providing employment and professional development opportunities for people eager to purse careers in the water industry, including:

  • Apprenticeships
  • Graduate Program
  • Water Industry Traineeships
  • Technical Cadetships
  • Work Experience and Vocational Placements
  • SA Water Scholarship Program

For further information regarding the above please refer to Workforce Sustainability Programs.


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