Career Pathways

Career Pathways

What is your future role in the Queensland Water Industry?

Find your favourite job category from the list and refer to the Fact Sheet for further information about the role and how you can get started in the industry.

Fact Sheet 1: Trades

If you enjoy practical and manual work, want a hands on approach to work and like to be action orientated, then a role in Trades in the water industry could be for you.  Roles span across a variety of activities and include electricians, plumbers, fitters and welders.

Fact Sheet 2: Business Services

Do you have good communication skills and enjoy problem solving, planning and organising? Then a career in Business Services could interest you. Business Services roles include human resources, customer services, contract management, marketing and information and technology services. 

Fact Sheet 3: Treatment Operations

If you like mathematics and science, enjoy roles with a high level of responsibility and want a role that benefits your local community; then the water industry provides numerous opportunities to work at water and sewage treatment plants across the State.

Fact Sheet 4: Field Services

If you enjoy practical and manual work, have an interest in how things work and like to work as part of a team, then field services may be the area for you.  Field services are responsible for the construction and ongoing repair and maintenance of sewerage systems and water supply networks.

Fact Sheet 5: Environment

People with critical and enquiring minds and an interest in conservation would enjoy the opportunities presented in the water sector, where environmental roles help to better manage water resources, improve water quality and identify and manage new or existing impacts on the environment.

Fact Sheet 6: Engineering

Water engineers need good problem solving skills and need to enjoy working with computers. Engineers work in planning, designing, building or analysing the hardware for collecting, storing, purifying, delivering and managing water. There are a variety of Engineering fields employed in the Water industry including Chemical, Civil or Environmental Engineering.

Fact Sheet 7: Policy and Planning

If you enjoy problem solving, have a strong analytical mind and like processing complex information, then Policy and Planning could be of interest. Policy and planning professionals cover a broad area and are central to providing workable and innovative solutions to the problems faced in the water industry.

Visit the H2Oz Website to see more careers in water and jobs available in your area. 

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