Learning and Development Lead

Located at District 12 Seymour

Full time, Fixed Term to 31/12/2023

PTA 5 $ 101,643.03 pa (plus 10.5% superannuation)

Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Education and Training
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Seymour
Reference: VG/1692488
Closing Date: 29-Jan-2023
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: 11 months
Attachments: PD - Lead Learning Development - 2021-11.pdf (PDF, 269KB)
Key Selection Criteria

Contact: Katrina Cuskelly

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.

About the Role:

At CFA, the Regional Learning and Development Strategy ensures that CFA members have the required skills and capabilities to respond to and manage emergencies in accordance with Victoria's Emergency Management Arrangements.

A fixed term opportunity is currently available at our Seymour office for an experienced and talented Learning and Development professional. Working closely with the Manager L&D, you will lead a team of L&D Coordinators and Administrators to ensure all operational learning and training priorities are delivered across the Region and assist with implementing State-wide learning initiatives.

About You:

  • Tertiary qualifications in training, education and/or leadership are highly desirable.
  • Certificate IV in Training and Education or equivalent.
  • Proven leadership skills that demonstrate the ability to obtain effective cooperation and contribution from stakeholders and ability to develop and maintain effective relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience in strategic planning, knowledge management, research and outcome and evidence-based program design.
  • Demonstrated experience developing and implementing evidence-based programs within a large volunteer organisation.
  • High level written and verbal communications skills; able to negotiate and deliver agreed outcomes

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

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.

Pre-employment checks:

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who:

  • Can provide acceptable evidence that they meet full vaccination status (includes booster dose).
  • Successfully complete a National Police History Check and Working with Children Check

CFA is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse, inclusive, and safe volunteer and work environment. Our aim is to have a volunteer and paid workforce that reflects the community it serves.  First Nations people, women, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. 

Applications close: 11:59pm 29th January 2023

If at any stage of the recruitment and selection process you require an alternative format to the application material or reasonable adjustment to the interview arrangements, please don't hesitate to contact the person listed on the ad or alternatively, email HR.Recruitment@cfa.vic.gov.au

To comply with Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working in emergency services must be fully vaccinated (boosted) against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of full vaccination (boosted) against COVID-19.


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