Australia: Casual Meter Readers in Melbourne for Service Stream’s

  • 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 Greater Melbourne 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


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