Community Education Coordinator

• Located in North West Region – District 14 (Melton)

• Ongoing Full Time

• $76,690 pa (plus 9.50% super)
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Emergency Management
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Melton
Reference: VG/1335187
Closing Date: 29-May-2018
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Community Education Coord - 2015-02.pdf (PDF, 279KB)
Job Specification

Contact: David Allen
0419 878 958

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 Community Education Coordinator, coordinates a broad range of community education and awareness programs within the Region which promote and enhance community understanding and safety as identified in the Region and District Business Plan.

The successful applicant will have:

  • A good understanding of Government Policies (Safer Together & 2009 Victorian Bushfire Safety policy) and how it applies within the Regional Context.
  • Demonstrated experience applying Safer Together principles to engagement Qualifications or demonstrated experience in education, community development or related disciplines.
  • Demonstrated involvement (3-5 years) in working with community groups and co-ordination or community programs.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in project management (3-5 years).
  • Excellent written and oral skills involving extensive communication with both internal and external stakeholders.

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 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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