District Manager - Upper Murray

• Senior leadership role within the Hume Region

• Stakeholder Management

• Location: Tallangatta

The District Manager is responsible for the management of State Forests and fire management.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Ongoing - Flexible
Job Function: Emergency Management
Classification: VPSG6
Work Location: North East - Wodonga
Reference: VG/926050
Closing Date: 21-Oct-2018
Salary Range: $116,863 - $156,387
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: PD - 926050 VPS6 District Manager - Upper Murray.docx (Word, 116KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Jarrod Hayse - A/Assistant Chief Fire Officer
0438 059 244

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 suitable applicants for the position of District Manager - Upper Murray in the Hume Region. This is an exciting opportunity to provide leadership of the workforce and development and implementation of operational works plans in the Upper Murray District.

As District Manager, you will lead a team of up to 60 people during peak periods, across 3 work centres, working with local communities, and other parts of government to deliver a broad range of programs in the District's forests and parks - including emergency response, planned burning, compliance, roading, recreation and cultural heritage management.

Reporting to the Regional Manager Forest & Fire Operations as one of four District Managers across the Hume Region, you will lead Forest Fire Management Victoria in the District and will have a key role in implementing Safer Together, Victoria's risk-based approach to fire management to reduce the impacts of fire on people, property and the environment. 

You will be a people-focused leader, with strong communication skills and a passion for community service, land management and the environment.  You will have a collaborative style and a commitment to driving a high performing culture, with a focus on productivity, improved workplace safety and achieving better outcomes in delivering local forest, fire and emergency management operations.

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 Sunday 21 October 2018


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