District Support Officer

• Located in South West Region, District 4 (Casterton)

• Fixed Term Part Time (Up to 3 February 2019, 2 days/week)

• $51,817 pro-rata pa (plus 9.50% super)
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - part time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Casterton
Reference: VG/1320344
Closing Date: 26-Feb-2018
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - PTA2 District Support Officer - F&EM - 2017-11-20.pdf (PDF, 279KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andrea Speirs
03 5554 2309

Position Details

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded community based emergency services organisations. We respond to fire and other emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whilst our firefighters are the cornerstone of CFA services, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important in helping to protect lives and property.

The District Support Officer is responsible for:

  • Ensure the District / Regional administrative requirements are facilitated in an efficient and effective manner, ensuring appropriate prioritisation of issues
  • Establish and maintain a professional network and co-operative relationships with internal and external clients ensuring that matters raised are referred appropriately and dealt with in a responsive, timely, confidential and professional manner
  • Coordinate the diaries of Managers and other staff including travel arrangements, scheduling of regular and other ad hoc meetings and appointments
  • Provide support at meetings including, organising and scheduling, agenda preparation, venue and catering requirements, minute taking and any follow up required

The successful applicant will have:

  • Relevant administration skills and experience
  • Good communication  and interpersonal skills with an ability to build good working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Ability to work proactively, with minimal supervision and to work effectively as a member of a team

Your Application

When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description
  • Resume

Submitting your Application

When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.


The successful applicant will be required to complete a National Police History Check.


CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to being an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.

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