2019 Winners of the Will Spensely Award for Innovation
from Australian Graduate Industry Association

City West Water graduates are part of an industry that keeps the world’s most liveable city thriving. Together, our people work and collaborate in a dynamic environment to make a positive and lasting difference for all in our community. You could be part of a vital industry with an exciting future.

More than one million people and many businesses, places, and spaces rely on us to provide essential services. While deeply immersed in our business, you’ll also undertake ongoing professional development and expand your networks with the broader Melbourne water sector.  

There will be elements of the program that you will experience with the award-winning Melbourne Metro Water Graduate Partnership, such as professional development programs and networking events aimed at setting you up for the most valuable experience – while in a graduate role and beyond. This unique partnership puts our industry over an individual organisation and is the true spirit of collaboration and new ways of working.

City West Water’s 2021 Graduate Program

Finishing your university degree and joining the workforce is an exciting step in unlocking your potential. Our graduate program is designed to do just that. Over a two-year rotation program we will immerse you in a range of experiences across City West Water.

With ongoing learning and dedicated support along the way, this is an amazing opportunity to begin your career with a water industry leader.

About our program

We are seeking graduates from the following disciplines:

  • Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Business (Commerce, Accounting and Economics)


The rotations will take place over a two-year program, in which, we will immerse you in a range of experiences across City West Water. 

Our culture is focused on achievement – of exceptional service for our customers and community, and for the way, in which we work together, united by a common purpose. If you have a passion for doing great things and could see yourself delivering an essential service in an exceptional way then you might find City West Water the right place for you.

The graduate program is aligned to a mindset of ongoing growth and learning – either in a classroom setting or practically speaking through hands-on projects, with ongoing support from our Executive Leadership Team, Mentors, Colleagues, and our Learning & Development team.

Develop your skills with us

Practical, engaging and challenging, the graduate program offers rotations through various sections of the business.

Once you complete your two year program we’ll work with you to ensure you’re in the right place – be it within City West Water or set up for success with the right training and tools to further your career.


If you care about exceptional customer service and benefiting the community then we’d love to hear from you! 

Applicants must be eligible to work in Australia and have a satisfactory police check. All applicants must have completed your qualification within the last 2 years.

The application process is simple, be you, be real.

Please have the following ready to upload:

  • Resume
  • Current transcript

Important Dates

Application dates

  • Applications for the 2021 graduate program are opening in the week commencing 28th September 2020
  • Applications close 11.59 PM Sunday, 11 October 2020

Screening dates

  • Shortlisting - week commencing 12th October 2020
  • Online Testing - week commencing 20th April 2020
  • Assessment Centres/Behavioural interviews (conducted virtually) - week commencing 20th October 2020
  • Reference checks - week commencing 23rd November 2020


Meet and Greet

In January 2021, we’ll be hosting a meet and greet. This is a great opportunity for you to meet with your colleagues, leaders and familiarise yourself with your new office and surroundings.


Start date

The City West Water 2021 Graduate Program commences on 27 January 2021.