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Meter Reader

Advertiser: Service Stream Group2.9926 out of 53.0 overall rating (136 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
13 Apr 2021
Melbourne, Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Trades & Services, Labourers

Are you looking to combine an active lifestyle with income? We are looking for people like you; fit, flexible, reliable.


  • Keep Fit and Work Outdoors
  • Monday - Friday, up to full time hours
  • Hourly base pay rate + super


About Us

Service Stream's Energy & Water division partners with multiple utility clients to deliver metering services for water, gas and electricity. Meter reading is an important service to ensure our utility clients' customers all receive accurate bills.

In addition to our metering contracts, Service Stream builds, operates and maintains essential networks across Australia ranging from telecommunications to renewable energy. 


About The Role

We are currently seeking Casual Meter Readers throughout the North East and Eastern suburbs to join our team to join our team - Keep fit and get paid. As a Meter Reader, you will be responsible to drive to an allocated route and autonomously walk from property to property, reading and recording utility consumption numbers in an electronic hand-held device. This role is challenging and rewarding - Get out what you put in.



  • No experience required
  • Hourly base pay rate + super
  • Casual work (Mon-Fri, early starts)
  • Keep fit on the job + work outdoors
  • Deliver an essential service for residents and local businesses in Melbourne
  • Uniform, PPE and on-the-job training provided



  • Physically demanding - Extensive walking + bending & squatting
  • Fast paced environment
  • Working in most weather conditions


Key Responsibilities

  • Plan and organise your work day and routes - Amenities etc.
  • Accurately read allocated meter routes in a timely, efficient and safe manner
  • Understand and ensure efficiency targets are met
  • Publicly represent Service Stream and our clients in a professional manner
  • Regularly communicate with office support team
  • Upload/download route information to/from hand-held computer
  • Report to office as required


Is This You?

This role will suit someone with a great attitude and work ethic that enjoys working outdoors. Prior meter reading experience is not required, however experience in a similar physically demanding role is ideal. To be considered to join our team, you will also have the following:

  • Good fitness level and ability to walk long distances for extended hours
  • Motivated & reliable with great attitude
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Available to work Mon-Fri, 30-38 hours per week
  • Australian Driver's License
  • Reliable motor vehicle and mobile phone
  • Flexible and comfortable with daily travel of up to, or more than 45 minutes each way


If so, click 'APPLY' to submit your application today.



Service Stream is an equal opportunity employer who believes diversity of thought, background and experience strengthens relationships and benefits our people, clients and communities.

We are committed to cultivate an inclusive and high-performing culture where our people thrive and are proud to bring their whole selves to work, inspiring a respectful and inclusive environment.

Service Stream encourages and welcomes the opportunity for applicants to share their lived experiences. 

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