Regional Brigade Administrative Support Officer (RBASO)

• Located within North East Region (Seymour or Shepparton)

• 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: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Negotiable
Reference: VG/1335451
Closing Date: 30-May-2018
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Regional BASO (PTA4) - 2015-09.pdf (PDF, 61KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Kimberley Taylor
0400 619 097

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 Regional BASO will be directed and tasked locally by the Operations team to assist in identifying local issues affecting volunteers and brigades, and seeking to develop and deliver flexible solutions. The role will work directly with brigades and existing field teams and has the flexibility to operate across multiple catchments and at a District or Regional level to support local issues affecting volunteers and brigades.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in a social sciences, humanities, or related discipline; or equivalent experience in the field of volunteerism.
  • Proven ability to work as a member of a team.
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate and deliver successful outcomes in complex environments.
  • Demonstrated experience working with small groups including mentoring and coaching.
  • Strong proven experience and expertise in the field of sustainable volunteerism and an understanding of working with community based organisations.
  • Demonstrated ability to identify and analyse risks and develop relevant mitigation strategies and solutions.
  • Excellent customer service, interpersonal skills and a high level of written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain relationships and manage expectations across multiple 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 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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