Vegetation Management Officer

• Located in North West Region – District 2 (Bendigo)

• Ongoing Full Time

• $76,690pa (plus 9.50% super)
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Environment
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Bendigo
Reference: VG/1359588
Closing Date: 22-Oct-2018
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD Vegetation Mgt Off - 2018-07.pdf (PDF, 40KB)
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 Vegetation Management Officer provides specialist advice to key stakeholders in the sustainable management of vegetation for fire safety outcomes, having regard for legislative, environmental, political and financial constraints.

Key Outcomes involve implementing risk based programs that meet the key objectives and deliverables of the Vegetation Management Program, consider communities and community values and support capability and capacity building of volunteers. 

As the successful applicant you will have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of legislative, environmental and technical issues relevant to vegetation management.
  • Demonstrated experience and ability to coordinate and implement risk based programs and solutions
  • Strong communication skills (both verbal and written), including the ability prepare high level written advice, plans and reports
  • Excellent problem solving and negotiation skills
  • Experience in working with volunteers

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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