Workcentre Operations Coordinator

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Emergency Management
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Gippsland - Wellington
Reference: VG/50925837C
Closing Date: 28-Sep-2023
Salary Range: $91,418 - $103,725
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description Dargo Workcentre Operations Coordinator.docx (Word, 607KB)

Contact: Elton Smith

Position Details

Be responsible for the management of staff involved in the implementation of a range of plans and programs to deliver specific Forest and Fire Operations activities including bushfire response. The position has a key role in the leadership of staff and the oversight of performance and development planning for workcentre staff.

The position is required to undertake project management, planning, priority setting, budget management and reporting for the workcentre. The position is responsible for ensuring that departmental vehicles, plant and equipment and resources are available for Forest Fire Operations including emergency response.

The person best suited to this role will be a highly motivated self-starter who is comfortable operating in an autonomous and responsible role.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Experience in managing works programs in one or more of the following: - planned burning, unsealed road management or other operational forest management activities including experience in management of staff.
  • Experience and understanding of forest firefighting techniques, the Australian Interagency Incident Management System and other emergency response activities.

This is an ongoing position. The work location for this position is Dargo.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Thursday, 28 September 2023.

Other relevant information:

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check.  

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace

DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.

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