Why Veolia ?

why veolia

We Want You to Make a Difference. As a world leader in environmental solutions, Veolia seeks to set the standard in sustainable development. The scale of this challenge means transforming the company into a yardstick for exemplary performance. At Veolia we provide service, deliver value and act responsibly.


Learn More About a Career at Veolia

Veolia employees work in a variety of occupations which brings them in direct contact with our clients and local communities, responding to the major challenges of sustainable development. At Veolia we know that the skills and knowledge brought by our employees is our chief asset; and we aim to provide a culture of professional excellence with quality working conditions and safety as our highest priority.
Our employees take initiative and responsibility on a day-to-day basis. Hence why we have organised our operations around decentralised, highly responsive units, which ultimately allow for considerable autonomy. Our employees’ wealth of skills serve the needs of local municipalities, industry and other clients.
A career at Veolia is your chance to make a difference to yourself and to the world. Here is why:
  • Safety and sustainability are our highest priorities;
  • We are committed to the personal and professional development of our diverse people, demonstrated through significant investments in learning and development and career planning;
  • We are advocates for sustainable development - our innovative solutions reduce ours and our customers’ impact on the environment; and,
  • We are technical leaders at the forefront of addressing environmental and customer problems and risks.
So whether you are a team player or self-motivated; like being out onsite or in the office, or if you like driving heavy machinery or designing waste recycling and water treatment solutions, at Veolia we have occupations that fit almost every type of professional aspiration at every skill level.


What Does That Mean for You?


Our people are essential to our continued business success and we place the highest value on their health and safety. The commitment we make to our employees is that they leave work each day in the same safe state in which they arrived - we achieve this by providing a safe work environment, with many sites throughout Australia holding certifications for Environmental Management (ISO14001), Quality Management (ISO9001) and Occupational Health & Safety (AS4801). In additions our operational processes ensure that safe working practices are foremost in our people’s minds; no compromises.
With a significant part of the Veolia Environnement workforce in operational roles, Veolia is committed to the health and safety of all employees and contractors. Improvements in processes for coordinated response to risks and crisis events, and increased exchanges of best practices help ensure that Veolia Environnement’s full resources are being applied to meet health and safety challenges.


Our focus on our employees’ wellbeing complements and reinforces our safe-work programs. We encourage our people to take a proactive approach to achieving and maintaining optimum health levels and importantly, a work-life balance.
Through offering various wellbeing programs, many of our employees have access to tailored information.  Some of the benefits you may be able to take advantage of include advice on a range of wellbeing topics and health initiatives covering nutrition awareness, chronic disease prevention, resilience and spinal health.
Many of our employees and their families enjoy taking part in charity sporting events and fundraisers taking our contribution beyond the workplace into family and community life.


Veolia Environnement is an environmentally responsible company committed to reducing its environmental impact through efficiency, research and innovation.
In all our business activities, we work to avoid, reduce or control environmental impacts, and review environmental objectives and targets with the aim of continually improving the living environment.


Through the services we provide, Veolia Environnement partners with and supports the local communities where we operate. Veolia is committed to fostering sustainability through the support of relevant environmental, social and cultural initiatives which promote and protect the Australian and New Zealand environment.
Providing Opportunities through Mobility and Skills Management
Veolia is committed to attracting, training, developing and retaining employees at all skill levels and in all employment areas in which we operate. We offer our employees a range of internal mobility opportunities, based on shared principles, which are open to all.


At Veolia Environnement we focus on several of the most significant environmental challenges facing today’s world. Veolia Environnement research teams work to develop innovative solutions. Major areas of work involve intelligent energy buildings and smart grids, water recycling, treatment of new waste materials, eco-neighbourhoods and bio-resources.


We take pride in having a workforce that reflects a broad spectrum of people from diverse backgrounds and further support this, by having a range of organisational policies that reinforce our values of equity, inclusiveness and respect for all and also apply these values to the way we do business.
To view our latest Workplace Gender Equality Agency reports please click on the links below.
Veolia Environmental Services (Australia) Pty Ltd Report
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Veolia Energy Technical Services Pty Ltd Report
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