Manager Regional Operations & Emergency Management

Proactively manage and coordinate the Region’s emergency management, community resilience, operational capability, readiness and response activity.
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Department: State Emergency Service Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Emergency Management
Classification: VPSG5.1
Work Location: Geelong
Reference: VG/SES007Z
Closing Date: 19-Dec-2017
Salary Range: $92,253 - $101,935
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Position Description - South West - Manager Regional Operations Emergency Management (VPS 5 1) - March 2017.DOCX (Word, 283KB)

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Contact: Alistair Drayton (03) 9256 9630 - 0418 522 522
Regional Manager - South West

Position Details

Manager Regional Operations & Emergency Management (Operations Manager)

Full Time - Ongoing

  • $92,253 - $101,935 + 9.5% Superannuation +15%      Commuted Allowance
  • Exciting Opportunity
  • Dynamic Organisation

The Role:

The position of the Manager – Regional Operations - Emergency Management is required to proactively manage and coordinate the Region's emergency management, community resilience, operational capability, readiness and response activity.

This position is based at the VICSES South West Office, located at 90 Furner Avenue, Bell Park Geelong however regular travel, involving stay across the South West Region is required.

 Your accountabilities will include but are not limited to:

 Assisting the Regional Manager with the daily operational management of the Region including:

  • Participating in the Regional Duty Officer roster and performing the role of Regional Agency Commander when appointed
  • Leading the development and maintenance of Unit operational capability and capacity in line with the Organisation Capability Information Framework (OCIF)
  • Development of command and control functions; and activities focused on emergency management, community resilience, operational readiness and improvement.

Contribute to the strategic directions of the Operations and Community Resilience and Communications Directorates by:

  • Developing and managing Regional and Emergency Management Plans, including Regional and Unit response arrangements for Control Agency responsibilities
  • Investigating best practice and identifying areas of improvement.

Lead the Region's preparedness and response activities including the performance of incident management roles. Coordinate operational performance review activities and continuous improvement activities.

 You will have:

  • Proven experience in leading, managing and developing teams
  • Demonstrated high level oral and written communication skills including c
  • Strong organisation skills including the ability to prioritise tasks and prepare reports and presentations
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment and/or Tertiary qualifications in relevant field will be highly regarded
  • Proven experience in the development, negotiation and delivery of programs and projects
  • Knowledge, understanding and experience in community development and capability building,
  • Experience in an operations management, emergency management and/or community resilience field highly regarded.
  • A current driver's licence

Closing Date: 19/12/2017

Contact: Alistair Drayton - Regional Manager South West–03 9256 9630 or 0418 522 522

For Further Information and to Apply: Please visit and search for position number VG/SES007Z

Your application should include a covering letter that details your relevant skills and experience (maximum two pages) and an up-to-date resume of no more than five pages.

You are NOT required to submit a claim for the position that explicitly addresses key selection criteria.








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