Employee benefits

At Wannon Water, work is more than just a job and a good salary. It’s a career that challenges, excites and rewards us. You’ll work hard to deliver high standards of service for our customers, our communities and your colleagues, and you’ll be rewarded for your efforts.

Health and wellbeing

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We’re the first Victorian water authority to achieve all six health areas in the Healthy Workplaces Achievement Program. This recognises our outstanding health and wellbeing efforts and demonstrates that we hold our people at the heart of our business.

  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Health and wellbeing program
  • Annual health checks, skin checks and flu immunisations
  • Mental health and resilience training and education opportunities
  • Social networking opportunities via our Activities and Events Committee
  • Corporate health and wellbeing events, including blood donation, R U OK day and Mental Health Week.

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Professional development and growth

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We recognise that the professionalism, capability and effectiveness of our workforce is linked to our success, providing:

  • Extensive internal training opportunities, both face to face and self-paced programs including contemporary eLearning and online webinars
  • Targeted training programs providing opportunities for both personal and professional growth
  • Support for further education, tertiary support and study leave
  • External leadership programs with the likes of the International Water Council, Leadership Great South Coast and more
  • In-house people management programs
  • Mentoring program
  • Secondment opportunities 
  • High Performance, High Potential Program.

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Education programs and pathways

We also provide a range of education programs and pathways for those entering or new to the workforce to further support local regional jobs:

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We’re proud of our flexible work practices which aim to support family and lifestyle needs and enhance wellbeing.

They include a range of flexible working arrangements, such as:

  • Rostered days off
  • Purchased annual leave
  • Part-time and job share arrangements
  • Transition to retirement
  • Work from home
  • Generous paid paternal leave (for both primary and secondary carers)

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Why choose Warrnambool and South West Victoria? 

There is something for everyone here. Our region is full of amazing opportunities to enjoy, explore and experience, including art, culture, food, music, history, sports, nature, outdoor activities, events and more.

“Vibrant, dynamic and fast-growing...it’s easy to see why Warrnambool city is consistently ranked as one of the most liveable locations in Australia. It's Victoria's largest coastal city outside Port Phillip Bay.

Be it for the natural wonders at your doorstep, the affordable housing, or the laid-back lifestyle, you’ll enjoy being a part of amazing Warrnambool.” 

To learn more about living in our region, including information on housing, schools and healthcare explore the Regional Living website.

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