Regional Support Officer

• Located within South West Region - Geelong

• Fixed Term Full Time (Up to 30 June 2020)

• $53,760 pa (plus 9.50% super)
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Administration / Secretarial
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/1408036
Closing Date: 19-Jul-2019
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - Regional Support Officer - 2019-01.pdf (PDF, 60KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Emma Cort
0417 120 967

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 Support Officer provides efficient and effective administrative support to the Regional Business Manager (RBM) and the Regional office more generally.

Some specifics of the role include:

  • Prepare documents that may include letters, memo's, presentations, reports, minutes and briefing notes
  • Provide support at meetings including, organising and scheduling, agenda preparation, venue and catering requirements, minute taking and any follow up required
  • Data entry, analysis, filing, records administration and the administration of other related databases and systems (including electronic)
  • Assist the MBC and work collaboratively with Districts in regards to the co-ordination and oversight of the business planning framework. 

The successful applicant will have:

  • Relevant administration skills and experience
  • Good communication  and interpersonal skills with an ability to build good working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrated organisational and time-management skills
  • Ability to work proactively, with minimal supervision and to work effectively as a member of a team
  • Ability to draft documents, correspondence and reports to a professional standard
  • Excellent computer literacy skills including MS Office and database management. 

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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