Field Operations Supervisor (Bright)

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Department: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Environment
Classification: FS4
Work Location: North East - Alpine
Reference: VG/50938819F
Closing Date: 05-Feb-2023
Salary Range: $73,883 - $80,684
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD DEECA -50938819 FS4 Field Operations Supervisor (.docx (Word, 954KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Casey Healy
0436 807 393 |

Position Details


DEECA employs the Field Operations Supervisor to deliver forest management activities in Victoria's State forests and fire management activities in Victoria's national parks, State forests and protected public land.

The Field Operations Supervisor is responsible for managing, planning, coordinating and implementing works according to budget, performance objectives and departmental priorities. This includes ensuring the appropriate skills, materials and equipment are available for the completion of scheduled and unscheduled works by employees for whom they are responsible.

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 Bright.

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 Sunday, 5 February 2023.

Other relevant information:

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check and meet the medical and fitness requirements outlined in the position description. Recruitment is subject to the prospective employee confirming their vaccination status as up to date (3 doses) or providing evidence that they are medically exempt.

Applicants must possess corresponding work rights to be eligible for appointment for the advertised employment period.

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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