Apprenticeships & traineeships

Start your career & learn on the job

Start your career with Riverina Water

Change your outlook with a career and lifestyle.

We are making a significant investment in education and training by offering a range of apprenticeships and  traineeships.

This is an opportunity to join a great organisation that is passionate about driving exciting new ideas and initiatives.

We are recruiting now, with your employment to start in February 2021.

Career opportunities

  • An Electrical apprenticeship will run for four years
  • You will attend TAFE one day a week for each year you are an apprentice
  • Usual hours of work are 7am to 4pm (76 hour, nine-day fortnight)
  • Be involved in maintaining Riverina Water’s electrical infrastructure, including pumping stations
  • Participate in training that will progress your role
  • Drive vehicles as well as plant operation at times
  • Participate within a team of an Electrical Supervisor, 3x Industrial Electricians and 1x Industrial Electrician-SCADA Specialist

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  • IT Traineeship will go for two years, this will be either a Certificate III or Certificate IV depending on the successful applicant
  • You will undergo a work-based traineeship. This means that you will work while also being assessed on the job.
  • Usual hours of work are 8am to 4.30pm (70 hour, nine-day fortnight)
  • Handling tier one support calls
  • Imaging computers (installing software)
  • Assisting tasks relevant with IT delivery eg: installing printers
  • Assist with maintenance and repair of computers
  • Research tier one IT issues

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  • The Certificate III Business Administration traineeship will take one year to complete
  • This will be a mixed mode approach to learning. You will learn on the job and TAFE will also meet you in the workplace for assessment and support
  • Usual hours of work are 8am to 4.30pm (70 hour, nine-day fortnight)
  • Working at front of house, you will answer customer enquiries both face-to-face and over the phone
  • Processing payments
  • Return to sender mail
  • Processing applications via the online portal
  • Real Estate management (assisting the management of rental properties billing/enquiries)

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  • Two roles available
  • Undertake a Certificate III In Civil Construction
  • Usual hours of work are 7am to 4pm (76 hour, nine-day fortnight)
  • Pipe laying
  • Fixing burst mains
  • Learning the preparation of stores equipment each day
  • Learning the procedures to operate machinery safely
  • Constructions of water mains and maintenance of those mains

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Benefits of working with us

An apprenticeship or traineeship with Riverina Water is a great way to start a career.

By working with us, you will enjoy the following benefits:

  • Earn a qualification and gain skills and experience
  • Salary ranging from $43,000 to $60,000 per year +15% superannuation (dependent on age)
  • 20 days annual leave, fortnightly rostered day off (RDO), 15 days sick leave
  • Uniform and Personal Protective Equipment provided
  • Work in a friendly and supportive environment, learning from experienced staff

Apprentice & trainee information session 

About Riverina Water

We supply drinking quality water to 73,000 people across 15,000 square kilometres. To do this, we employ more than a hundred staff across a wide range of professions.

These roles can be anywhere from administrative, finance, laying and service the pipeline network, ensuring water quality, communication, various trades, planning, engineering, maintenance, managing people and resources and many more.

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About apprenticeships and traineeships

Apprenticeships can take 3-4 years complete. This includes students/employees going to TAFE as well as learning on the job.

Traineeships take 1-2 years to complete. Much like apprenticeships, trainees can learn on the job, but also have TAFE attend the workplace to assess their competency.

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Download an information pack and apply online

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