Working at GeelongPort means becoming part of a group of companies built on more than 100 years of ports and logistics experience.  Career opportunities at GeelongPort are varied and our team of skilled professionals work across areas including finance, engineering, operations, maintenance, infrastructure, environment, health and safety, communications and project management.

At GeelongPort our success depends on us taking shared ownership.  We support each other by sharing resources and navigating challenges, taking responsibility to build a culture of teamwork where everyone can feel they belong.

Our culture is built on mutual respect, teamwork and passion.

Diversity & Inclusion

We are committed to building a workforce that represents the diverse society in which we live and work. We recognise the increasing importance of flexible work arrangements and family friendly work practices to enable and maintain a diverse, adaptive and high performing workforce.

GeelongPort is committed to achieving a diverse workforce and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion, and sexual orientation.

GeelongPort provides employees with essential support through all stages of life, by offering:

  • 16 weeks paid primary, and 4 weeks paid secondary parental leave.
  • Multiple initiatives in place to promote career development and further your career opportunities.

GeelongPort is proudly a WORK180 endorsed employer for all women.


Infrastructure Team Manager

The Opportunity

Reporting to the Head of Service Delivery you will be responsible for the leadership and performance of the Infrastructure Team.   This role will also provide support to the delivery of maintenance, capital and growth projects. The Infrastructure team ensure reliability and effective delivery of infrastructure and services to customers.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Effectively lead, manage and develop our teams to achieve individual and organisational goals.
  • Manage and lead Resource Planning.
  • Ensure work allocation meets customer service delivery requirements.
  • Ensuring adherence to established company project framework, professional standards and quality standards, customer and regulatory standards.
  • Undertake all activities with a continuous improvement mindset.
  • Work effectively within project teams to ensure the expected outcomes for clients and key stakeholders are met, delivered on time and within budget.
  • Maintain GeelongPorts’s professional standards, meeting company objectives in relation to values, budget targets, service quality, company reputation, QA, OH&S and environmental standards.
  • Consistently deliver services that meet the expectations of our customers.
  • Identify and make recommendations to improve safety, efficiency, performance and culture as they relate to both resource planning and general infrastructure matters.

About You

Ideally, you will be qualified in Civil or Construction Engineering and have had experience in the manufacturing, mining, utilities or similar environment.  You will have experience working in a service driven environment, where you have translated customer requirements to daily activities.

You will have exceptional communication skills and must be able to lead, guide and influence teams and actions taken which achieve financial sustainability and the highest standards of work for GeelongPort.

You love the challenge of the project lifecycle and solving problems, and are motivated to create a lasting, positive impact on your team and the wider business.

You will have exceptional communication skills and must be able to lead, guide and influence teams.

Other key skills and experience include:

  • Leading and management of successful teams.
  • Demonstrated experience in construction management and delivery of Capital Projects
  • Strong business acumen along with highly developed organisational and analytical skills and a proven ability to multitask, prioritise and meet deadline
  • Highly experienced in an established project methodology
  • Organisational change management.
  • Growth mindset.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and presentation skills.
  • Ability to develop relationships, trust and rapport with a range of stakeholders at all levels.

If you don’t match the experience above 100%, or are unsure if this is right for you, that’s okay! We would still love for you to apply.

Closing Date

30 November 2023.

Next Steps

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To apply, please click here and follow the prompts.


Infrastructure Maintenance Team Member

The opportunity

Reporting to the Infrastructure Team Manager, you will be part of a team responsible for the maintenance and construction of marine structures, buildings and associated civil works in line with safety and quality procedures.

Key duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Maintain marine structures including pile repairs and replacement, concrete repairs, timber componentry replacement, quick release hook maintenance
  • Maintain wharf buildings including basic carpentry, painting, general maintenance & ad hoc repairs as required
  • Construct marine structures, buildings and civil infrastructure
  • Operate plant and equipment including cranes, forklifts, earth moving equipment, tip trucks, workshop tools & equipment
  • Compliance to company HSEQ policies and procedures at all times
  • High focus for meeting customer’s expectations

This role will offer you exposure to all aspects of GeelongPort’s operations.  GeelongPort will allow you to diversify your experience, with exposure to the maritime industry.

About you

Ideally you will be a trade qualified boilermaker with experience working within the building and construction industry, but not mandatory. You will have a strong commitment to safety in the workplace, sustainability and the environment.

Essential skills for the role include:

  • A solid commitment to safety in the workplace
  • Strong commitment to sustainability and the environment
  • Trade qualified
  • Competent in the use of workshop equipment and tools
  • Ability to develop & maintain relationships with relevant stakeholders
  • Proficient written & communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Able to work autonomously
  • Proactive approach to resolving issues through lateral thinking
  • Computer skills

Other desirable skills, licences & competencies include:

  • MR or HR Licence
  • Coxswains Certificate
  • High Risk Work Licence
  • Forklift (LF)
  • Non-Slewing Mobile Crane (CN)
  • Elevated Work Platform (WP)
  • Dogging (DG)
  • Basic or Intermediate Scaffold (SB or SI)

If you don’t match the experience above 100%, or are unsure if this is right for you, that’s ok! We would still love for you to apply.

Closing Date

4 December 2023.

Next Steps

Are you ready to be part of our future?

To apply, please click here and follow the prompts.