Senior Training and Assessment Officer, Marine Search and Rescue

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

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Department: Department of Justice and Community Safety
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Emergency Management
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/EMV483-MAY
Closing Date: 27-May-2024
Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: EMV483 - Position Description - VPS5 Senior Training and Assessment Officer MSAR.DOCX (Word, 595KB)


Contact: Ben Penrose
0428 099 535 or ben.penrose@emv.vic.gov.au

Position Details

  • Senior Training and Assessment Officer – Ongoing VPS5 role available
  • Great career opportunity to be a part of Marine Search & Rescue (MSAR)
  • VPS5 salary of $106,534 to $128,897 plus superannuation

What does the business unit do?

Emergency Management, within the Department of Justice and Community Safety works closely with government and agencies across the emergency management portfolio. The group is led by the Deputy Secretary, Emergency Management. Emergency Management includes the department's emergency management accountabilities and statutory entities and offices.

Emergency Management Victoria (EMV) leads emergency management in Victoria by working with government, agencies and business to strengthen their capacity to withstand, plan for, respond to and recover from emergencies. EMV is a statutory entity and is part of the Department of Justice and Community Safety (the Department). The Department, through the Secretary, employs EMV staff and provides corporate functions to EMV. EMV is led jointly by the Chief Executive (CE) and the Emergency Management Commissioner (EMC).

The purpose of the Operations Branch is to lead the emergency operational coordination and state operations in Victoria by working with communities, government, agencies and business to strengthen their capacity to withstand, plan for, respond to and recover from emergencies.

What will the MSAR Senior Training and Assessment Officer do?

  • Develop and implement statewide training and assessment initiatives and strategies
  • Develop and maintain the marine search and rescue training resources
  • Provide expertise and guidance to volunteer MSAR units and flotillas to ensure they meet the minimum requirements of the Marine Safety (Domestic Commercial Vessel) National Law Act 2012, and Exemption 24: Emergency Services Vessels

This role is based in Melbourne and requires out of business hours work and regular travel across the state away from home to meet the needs of the Volunteer MSAR sector.

What skills and knowledge should a MSAR Senior Training and Assessment Officer have?

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Experience in emergency services response activities and be able to apply principles to Marine Search and Rescue.
  • Demonstrated ability to coordinate, plan and deliver multi-unit training and exercising programs across a variety of locations.
  • Strong stakeholder skills to initiate and maintain effective and productive relationships
  • A Certificate IV Training and Assessment (TAE40116) or equivalent

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

FOR INTERNAL VPS EMPLOYEES:

For all VPS employees, due to the new JSE policy, please apply through the JSE only to be considered for this position.

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 Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

  • 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 Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.
  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round. 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work. 


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