Last updated 5 days ago
Job Type:Full Time

Our Organisation

We love water and love life. What we do makes a vital contribution to Melbourne’s famous lifestyle. We achieve this by supplying high quality drinking water, providing outstanding sewerage services, integrating drainage systems, building resilience to flooding and by enhancing our waterway and land for greater community use. It’s a pride we share in helping to make greater Melbourne a fantastic place to live.

Reporting to the Team Leader, Program Planning & Scheduling you’ll have the opportunity to make a difference and add to our work environment, within a place where you can learn and perform to your fullest potential.

The Role

As the Program Development Scheduler you will have a clear view of the overall works delivery lifecycle and be accountable for the scheduling of all maintenance and capital works throughout an assigned portion of the Waterways and Land Delivery business. Ensure efficient delivery across the program by understanding resourcing requirements, mitigating potential risks and conducting appropriate pre-planning.

Make an Impact

Become part of a talented and passionate team dedicated to enhancing life and liveability in Melbourne and beyond. Doing truly meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents.

We provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Melbourne Water both professionally and personally rewarding.


Melbourne Water is committed to flexible working. We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including purchased leave, varied start and finish times, working from alternative locations, part time work and 9-day fortnights. We understand that Melbourne Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve balance in work and life.


Our people are passionate, welcoming and inclusive. We welcome applications from everyone, including people with disability, mature age and young job seekers, members of the LGBTI+ community, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds. Melbourne Water welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Demonstrated expertise in the scheduling of large multi-disciplined program of works and individual projects.
  • Demonstrated experience in risk identification and allocation.
  • Experience in IBM MAXIMO will be viewed favorably
  • Proven communication and consultation skills – proven ability to build relationships, influence and communicate effectively about complex subjects at all levels.
  • The ability to work to deadlines and manage conflicting priorities
  • Knowledge of Civil Asset Management Practices, Natural Resource Management and Vegetation Management Practices.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to work across multidisciplinary teams.
  • Demonstrated commitment to continuous business improvement of systems, processes, H&S culture and team capability.
  • Experienced in exercising a high level of independence and decision making

Your ability to establish and maintain collaborative working relationships with internal and external stakeholders is required together with a Tertiary qualification in Engineering, Commercial or Project Management.

For more information, please see the attached Position Description: Download File WL0905_-_Position_Description_-_Scheduler_Waterways_Delivery.docx

How to apply

Click on the "apply" button and complete the online application form.

Closing date: Sunday 31 January 2021 at 11:55pm AEST

Please note a Police Check / Health Assessment is required for this position.