District Mechanical Officer

• Located at Horsham Workshop

• Ongoing Full Time

• Classification DMO1 – DMO3 (dependant on skills and qualifications)

• $59,977 - $63,374 pa (plus 9.50% super)
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: District Mechanical Officer
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Horsham
Reference: VG/1323519
Closing Date: 18-Mar-2018
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: DMO Grade 1 PD July 2015.pdf (PDF, 59KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Bill Wilson
03 5382 2862

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.

As part of Technical Asset Services, the Fleet Maintenance department is responsible for the maintenance, refurbishment and disposal of over 2000 first response appliances and equipment.

District Mechanical Officers carry out mechanical tasks associated with the maintenance and servicing of fleet assets as directed by the Officer-in-Charge ensuring relevant safety standards and maintenance procedures are adhered to.

In addition participate in the after-hours availability roster for mechanical support.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Qualifications:
    • Qualified Motor Mechanic
    • Heavy Rigid Driver Licence
    • Ability to maintain safety at an Incident Scene and render assistance to others (First Aid L2)
  • Proven ability to work autonomously.
  • Experience in the maintenance of vehicle braking systems, drive line components, engines and body components.
  • Proven ability to meet deadlines and demonstrate efficient time management skills.
  • Proven ability to maintain accurate records including labour hours allocation, materials used and work performed.

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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