District Mechanical Officer

  • Location | District 22 Shepparton
  • Full Time | Ongoing
  • DMO Grade 1 | $70,169 pa, 17.5% annual leave loading (plus super)
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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/1805438
    Closing Date: 22-Jul-2024
    Salary Range: See Advertisement
    Job Duration: Ongoing - full time
    Attachments: PD- DMO Grade 1 2023-08.pdf (PDF, 187KB)
    Job Specification

    PD- DMO Grade 1 2023-08.docx (Word, 441KB)
    Job Specification

    Contact: Celeste Brack

    Position Details

    Are you looking for a values-based, emergency service organisation that puts the community at the centre of everything we do?

    We are proud of the work we do in protecting lives and property, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    With over 51,000 volunteers CFA strives to be an organisation of choice for volunteers and employees. We, embrace individuals with diverse skills, experiences, and backgrounds, recognising the unique value they bring to CFA.

    Want to read more about the Country Fire Authority (CFA) click here

    About the Role

    This is an excellent permanent opportunity to see where a career with CFA can take you!

    Are you a Qualified Motor Mechanic keen to secure an opportunity to carry out preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance and approved modifications in a clean environment to well-maintained CFA appliances?

    During the first 12 months, the successful candidate may progress from DMO Grade 1 to DMO Grade 3 and should this progression take place, the salary will increase to $77,550.

    All tools and equipment are supplied. This role will see you work in our Shepparton workshop from the hours of 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.

    Your days will see you showcase your skills undertaking the following tasks:

    • Under the direction of the workshop OIC, carrying out preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance and approved modifications to fleet assets.
    • 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).

    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.

    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
    • Flexibility: Hybrid work options with flexible work arrangements
    • 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.

    When applying for a position with CFA, please submit a cover letter and resume that demonstrates your qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

    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. 

    Applications close: 11:59pm 22 July 2024.

    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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