Recruitment Advisor

• Located at CFA Headquarters, Burwood East

• 6 Months Fixed Term

• $76,690 pa (plus superannuation)
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Human Resources (HR)
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Burwood East
Reference: VG/1365819
Closing Date: 19-Nov-2018
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: 6 months
Attachments: FF Recruitment Advisor - PTA4 092018.pdf (PDF, 285KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Tegan Fisher
03 9262 8967

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.

An opportunity exists for a Recruitment Advisor to join our team to deliver all elements of the Career Firefighter recruitment process.

Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest volunteer-based emergency service organisations. It provides a diverse range of services to minimise the impact of fires and other emergencies on Victoria's communities.

Working alongside the Firefighter recruitment team the successful applicants will assist in all elements of the end to end selection process, including assist with the production of Firefighter recruitment documentation and assisting with the attraction campaigns.

Other responsibilities include liaising with and assisting candidates in the application process and presenting at promotional sessions.  You will administer psychometric testing and chairinterview panels as and when required.

The successful applicant will have experience with end to end recruitment campaigns including knowledge of attraction methodologies, behavioural based interview techniques and other selection methods. A tertiary qualification in HR or equivalent Industry experience is required.  Experience with attracting and encouraging diversity in applicant pools will be well regarded. You will possess excellent stakeholder management, communication and interpersonal skills and have demonstrated the ability to work flexibly. Due to the nature of the role you will need a driver's license andbe willing to work occasional weekends and after hours. 

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.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • A response to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description
  • Supporting documents as requested in the advertisement

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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