Works Coordinator - Broadford

• Manage complex land and fire management programs

• Lead a team engaged in field-based activities

• Location: Broadford

Deliver operational programs in forest and / or fire management and develop and implement natural resource management projects.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Natural Resource Management
Classification: VPSG3
Work Location: North East - Murrindindi
Reference: VG/926027
Closing Date: 20-Dec-2018
Salary Range: $66,699 - $80,987
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - 926027 VPS3 Works Coordinator - Broadford.docx (Word, 119KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Bill Twitchett
0428 317 353

Position Details

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Forest Fire Management Victoria, within the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning, is seeking a motivated individual for the role of Works Coordinator. This is an exciting opportunity to lead an operational team to deliver forest, fire and emergency management operations on public land in the Murrindindi District.

Reporting to the Senior Forest and Fire Operations Officer and being one of four Works Coordinators in the District, you will play a key role in implementing plans and programs within the Broadford works area.  

As Works Coordinator, you will manage and lead a team of up to 15 people during peak periods to deliver a broad range of programs in the District's forests and parks - including emergency response, planned burning, compliance, roading and recreation. 

Candidates wishing to be considered for this opportunity will need to:

  • Be willing to work towards senior fire accreditation, such as Operations Officer, Incident Controller or Burn Officer in Charge 
  • Have excellent people management and team building skills
  • Have demonstrated experience in the delivery of operational programs 
  • Be a great communicator who thrives in team environments

This is an ongoing position.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description.

Applications close at midnight, Thursday 20 December 2018.

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