Project Installation Officer

  • Located at CFA Headquarters, Burwood East
  • Fixed-Term Full-Time to 30/11/2025
  • PTA 4 $87,830 pa (plus 11% superannuation)
  • Job Details
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    Department: Country Fire Authority
    Work Type: Fixed term - full time
    Job Function: Information and Communication Technology
    Classification: See Advertisement
    Work Location: Burwood East
    Reference: VG/1748801
    Closing Date: 28-Sep-2023
    Salary Range: See Advertisement
    Job Duration: 30/11/2025
    Attachments: PD - Project Installation Officer, Radio Replacement Program - 08-2023.pdf (PDF, 280KB)
    Job Specification

    PD - Project Installation Officer, Radio Replacement Program - 08-2023.docx (Word, 441KB)
    Job Specification

    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:

    CFA are seeking a Project Installation Officer to implement the installation of fixed radios at CFA facilities across Victoria within the Radio Replacement Program. This is an important position and requires robust technical expertise, offering the opportunity to work independently and provide proactive, efficient technical support for the program.

    In this role, you will be at the helm of the installation and replacement of fixed radios at CFA facilities across Victoria. Your responsibilities extend to organizing travel logistics, scheduling appointments, and managing equipment. Employing effective control tools is essential to ensuring project success, while program compliance and progress monitoring are key facets of your role. You will take the lead in designing and sourcing specialized radio housings for diverse applications.

    Your expertise will be pivotal in providing technical guidance to both internal and external stakeholders and crafting specialised technical reports when necessary. Troubleshooting issues during installations, refining processes, and meticulous record management are all part of the job. Building strong working relationships with various stakeholders, including volunteers and District staff, and deciphering regulations for safe and efficient radio installations is also important.

    About You:

    • A degree with subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent combination of knowledge and experience.
    • Relevant and demonstrated experience of technical radio installations within a large and/or complex organisation, including the provision of technical advice,
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strong and cooperative relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Ability to work proactively, with minimal supervision and direction and as part of a team, contributing to the achievement of the team's objectives and goals.
    • Ability to compile pre and post installation reports. including raising and closing issues as identified.
    • Demonstrated ability to effectively problem solve technical issues within scope of the program deliverables.

    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 (3 doses) or provide medical evidence confirming an exemption.
    • 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 28th September 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

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