District Mechanical Officer (DMO1)

Located in Shepparton

Full Time; Ongoing

DMO Grade 1, $68,824 pa (plus 10.5% super) plus, additional allowances

Work a 19 day month
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: District Mechanical Officer
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Shepparton
Reference: VG/1637665V2
Closing Date: 21-Aug-2022
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: Ongoing - full time
Attachments: PD- DMO Grade 1 2020-07.pdf (PDF, 259KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jodie Clarke

Position Details

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded, community-based emergency services organisations. We are proud of the work we do in protecting lives and property, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   CFA strives to be a values-based organisation and an organisation of choice for volunteers and employees, where people with a variety of skills, experiences and backgrounds all add value through the roles they perform.

This is an excellent opportunity to secure an ongoing role within an organisation that offers an exceptional work for purpose and also genuine career progression.  If this sounds like an opportunity you can't miss, apply to see where a career with CFA can take you!

About the Role:

We are seeking a Qualified Motor Mechanic who may have experience with heavy vehicles, pumps and small engines who is keen to secure an opportunity to carry out preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance and approved modifications in a clean environment to well-maintained CFA appliances.

This full-time role will see you work in our Shepparton workshop from the hours of 8am to 4.30pm with 1 rostered day off per month All tools and equipment supplied, including uniform and PPE. Sound interesting? 

CFA critically relies on its fleet of firefighting and specialist appliances in order to meet its service delivery obligations to Victorian communities. The Fleet Maintenance department is part of the Fleet & Protective Equipment team and is responsible for the maintenance, refurbishment and disposal of over 2000 first response appliances and equipment.

Grade 1 District Mechanical Officers carry out mechanical tasks associated with the maintenance and servicing of fleet assets as directed by the Officer-in-Charge (OIC) ensuring relevant safety standards and CFA maintenance procedures are adhered to.

Further responsibilities can be found in the Position Description attached.

About You:

The person we are looking for will have the following:

  • Motor Mechanic Qualification and hold a Heavy Rigid Driver Licence (note: this Licence can be obtained within time frames set out by CFA if not held).
  • You must also have the skills and ability to maintain safety at an Incident Scene and render assistance to others (First Aid L2) (note: this can be also be obtained within the timeframes set out by CFA if not held).

Furthermore, you will have proven ability to work as part of a team and actively participate in team discussions.  Crucial to your success will be your ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written, you will have a proven ability to maintain a safe work environment and a proactive and energetic attitude with the initiative to seek tasks and challenges.

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, referencing the Key Selection Criteria in the Position Description.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • 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 and a Working with Children Check.  If you are to be successful in gaining employment with CFA, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination against COVID 19.

CFA supports is committed to be an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.

Applications close: 11:59pm 21 August 2022

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