Graduate program

Graduate program

Our 2024 graduate intake is closed. Please keep an eye on our vacancies page for news on future applications.

Fresh thinkers. Future leaders.

The future of water is changing, so when our graduates bring new ideas to the business, we listen to you. Our two year program will put you at the front of our industry, providing the opportunity to help shape the future of water services for South Australia, while developing an exciting career.

You’ll have the support, guidance and structure you need to thrive, create and grow. When you work with us, you’ll be playing an important part of something very big – something that helps shape the success and vibrancy of our state.

Graduate placements are across South Australia, both in Adelaide and regional locations.

What we’re looking for

Innovative, confident and creative graduates from a variety of disciplines with a can-do attitude and ability to adapt.

How to apply

To apply for our Graduate Program you are required to be an Australian Citizen, have Permanent Residency or relevant visa rights to work in Australia.

What past graduates say:

Some of the past graduate program participants explain its value to their careers.

Sally Silz.  Manager Development  Services.

Graduate Program: 2006

Sally Silz.  Manager Development  Services.“When I started at SA Water, I did not expect to be here all these years later. I have stayed because there has been opportunity to try new things and I have been offered career progression at the right time. I really enjoy working with the people here, and contributing to the success of South Australia is really important to me.”

Mrunal Patil. Asset Planner, Wastewater.

Graduate Program: 2022

Graduate Christy“The graduate program rotates you through different teams relevant to your field and provides the opportunity to get involved in meaningful work across the business. I really enjoy and benefit from the training sessions and workshops. I learned the interpersonal and non-technical skills which are important to thrive in a work environment.”

Raza Jamale.  Design Manager.

Graduate Program: 2018

"The program gives graduates the opportunity to recognise their strengths and interest to help them make conversant choices about their career paths. It enables them to navigate their professional lives with confidence and clarity.

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  • 18/06/2020 03:05 PM - We are attending to an incident in Arthurton with no interruption to the water supply. The safety of our crews and customers comes first, and we always aim to minimise inconvenience by restoring services as quickly as we can. Reference Number WO: 07505663.
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  • 11/06/2021
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  • Estimated start time and water supply off: 15/06/2021 09:00 AM
    Estimated restore time and water supply back on: 15/06/2021 04:00 PM

    We’re improving your services and undertaking maintenance work in Elizabeth East. Sometimes our crews need to temporarily interrupt the water supply to our customers and/or manage traffic while they are working. Temporary traffic management may remain in place until reinstatement of the impacted road is complete. We always aim to minimise inconvenience by restoring services as safely and quickly as we can.

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