District Mechanical Officer (DMO1)

• Considering a career as a mechanic with CFA?
• Location | Various Statewide Workshops
• DMO Grade 1 | $70,169 pa (plus 11% super)
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Other
Job Function: District Mechanical Officer
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: VIC - Various
Reference: VG/1760278V2
Closing Date: 31-Dec-2024
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD- DMO Grade 1 2023-05.pdf (PDF, 185KB)
Job Specification

PD- DMO Grade 1 2023-05.docx (Word, 433KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jodie Clarke

Position Details

This is an open advertisement to allow candidates who may be interested in the role of a District Mechanical Officer (DMO) with CFA to submit their application.  Your application can remain active and when a position becomes available at one of our 13 workshops, we will send you a link to the advertisement.  Should the role and location be of interest, you are welcome to submit a formal application.

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About Fleet Maintenance

At CFA, we place immense importance on our fleet of firefighting and specialised vehicles, as they are crucial to fulfilling our service commitments to Victorian communities. As part of our dynamic Fleet & Protective Equipment team, the Fleet Maintenance department plays a pivotal role in maintaining, refurbishing, and managing over 2000 first response appliances and equipment.

About the Role

This is a great opportunity to embark on a rewarding journey with CFA, where you can explore the possibilities of a career path that awaits you!

CFA have 13 state-based workshops in the following locations:

  • Bairnsdale
  • Ballarat
  • Cranbourne
  • Geelong
  • Horsham
  • Kangaroo Flat  
  • Moe
  • Mt Evelyn
  • Seymour
  • Shepparton
  • Swan Hill
  • Wangaratta
  • Warrnambool

These roles will allow you to apply your expertise in preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance and approved modifications in a clean environment to well-maintained CFA vehicles where all tools and equipment are supplied.

As a Grade 1 District Mechanical Officer, you'll be entrusted with carrying out mechanical tasks under the guidance of our Officer-in-Charge (OIC). Your primary responsibility will be to ensure that all maintenance work is conducted in compliance with stringent safety standards and CFA maintenance protocols.

In these roles, your daily responsibilities will include:

  • Ensuring fleet assets are maintained in accordance with appropriate industry standards and relevant CFA maintenance procedures.
  • Maintaining accurate records and documentation on work performed.
  • Creation of electronic Work Orders utilising CFA software.
  • Liaison with Brigade members regarding proposed work and work performed.
  • Maintaining reporting to the Officer-in-Charge on maintenance, administrative and technical matters.
  • Ensuring that Industrial Safety Standards are observed.

About You

The successful applicant will have the following:

  • Motor Mechanic Qualification and hold a Heavy Rigid Driver Licence (note:  Heavy Rigid drivers 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 obtained within the timeframes set out by CFA if not held).

Why choose CFA

  • Meaningful Purpose: Your contribution truly makes a difference
  • Work-Life Balance: Paid parental leave, generous leave provisions
  • Growth Opportunities: Learning and development
  • Discounts: Emergency Memberlink discounts on various services
  • Wellbeing Focus: Healthy for Life programs, flu vaccinations
  • Member Assistance Program: Access support across 8 service pathways 

Your Application

Click the 'apply' button to access our 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:

  • Successfully complete a National Police History Check, Working Rights Check and hold a valid 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. 

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 recruitment@cfa.vic.gov.au

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) values your privacy. We will use the information you provide when you are applying for employment with us for the purpose of recruitment, selection, evaluation and appointment and to report on anonymised key metrics (e.g. diversity). The information we collect will be handled in accordance with privacy laws, including the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014.   You can view our Privacy Statement here. For access and correction of the information we have collected, contact recruitment@cfa.vic.gov.au

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