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Engineering jobs now available for qualified African-Australians

by  Africa Media Australia

Jesuit Social Services  and Melbourne Water, are working in parternship to deliver the Melbourne Water Pathway Program. Melbourne Water manage and protect Melbourne’s major water resources on behalf of the community. The program provides a supported employment and training experience for people who are marginalised, or at risk of marginalisation from their field of qualification.




Several positions are now available for project engineer roles that are full-time, paid positions for a twelve month period commencing in June 2019, located in Melbourne, Victoria.

The following eligibility criteria applies:

  • Proof of unrestricted working rights in Australia.
  • Excellent written and verbal proficiency in English.
  • Hold an Australian Driver’s Licence (preferred)
  • Have experienced barriers to securing an engineering role in the workforce in Australia.
  • Hold a Bachelor of Water, Civil, Process, Environmental, Chemical, Mechanical, Electrical Engineering Degree or a Bachelor of Construction and/or Building Management Degree.
  • Please note, if the degree was completed overseas, it is preferred if you are able to provide proof of recognition by Engineers Australia.

Applicants from the following groups are encouraged to apply:

  • Migrant, refugee, or humanitarian entrant background.

The application period will close midnight Wednesday 17th April 2019.

Through this initiative, Participants will receive:

  • Preparation training from Jesuit Social Services.
  • Development and support from the Corporate Diversity Partnerships team and Melbourne Water team members.
  • An opportunity to build professional networks.
  • Initial contract for twelve months, full-time, paid, professional experience with a view of ongoing employment.

To apply, click the link belowhttps://jss.org.au/what-we-do/education-training-and-employment/corporate-diversity-partnerships/

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