Brigade Administration Support Officer (BASO) (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 12/05/2022
Applications close: 25/05/2022 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ararat

Job type: Full time / Ongoing - full time

Organisation: Country Fire Authority

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/1628894

Reference: VG/1628894

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Western Region | Ararat

Located in D16, Ararat

Full Time, Ongoing

PTA Level 3, $68,817 pa (plus 10% super)

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded, community-based emergency services organisations. We are proud of the work we do in protecting lives and property, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.   CFA strives to be a values-based organisation and an organisation of choice for volunteers and employees, where people with a variety of skills, experiences and backgrounds all add value through the roles they perform.

About the Role:

A full time, ongoing opportunity has arisen for a Brigade Administrative Support Officer (BASO) to join the team at Ararat.  The BASO is required to provide administrative support to enhance the Brigades viability and service to the Community.

Your days will see you:

  • Undertake and coordinate administrative duties in support of Brigade and Group Management Team(s) to provide support to volunteers responsible for the delivery of services to the community
  • Support the Brigade's general and specific administrative requirements including word processing, records management and accounting, grants applications etc.
  • Undertake duties in relation to recruitment and retention of volunteer members of the brigade as required by the Brigade Management Team(s)
  • Provide support as required and within the skill set of the BASO for operational activity within the District and state/interstate. 
  • A key function of this position is to empower the brigade to become more resilient in order to grow the volunteer capacity and capability of their community

This role would be perfect for someone with a strong administrative background keen to gain in depth exposure to both volunteer and brigade sustainability who is also keen to gain professional development as part of an organisation that has a meaningful purpose in the community.  

This role will require attendance at brigade and group meetings of an evening.

Further detailed responsibilities can be found in the attached Position Description.

About You:

The person we are looking for will display excellent interpersonal and communication skills, along with proven capability to develop and maintain relationships and manage expectations across multiple stakeholders.

You will be someone who enjoys working in a collaborative team environment where you are a self-starter and keen to showcase your strong sense of initiative.  Crucial to your success in this role will be your hands-on experience working with and supporting volunteers and an ability to undertake varied administrative and information management tasks.  

This may be the next step in your career if you are seeking an ongoing role within a fast paced, rapidly changing environment.  This opportunity will see you not only broaden your skillset, but you will be joining a professional team.

Your Application:

When applying for this position, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Resume

Submitting your Application:

When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.

The successful applicant will be required to complete a National Police History Check and a Working with Children Check. If you are to be successful in gaining employment with CFA, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination against COVID 19 (including Booster).

CFA is committed to be an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.

Applications close: 11:59pm 25th May 2022

Please note: interviews will take place on Friday 27th May at the Ararat District Office and candidates shortlisted for interview will be contacted Thursday 26th May to arrange a suitable time.

Brigade Administration Support Officer (BASO) (See Advertisement)

Job type:

Full time / Ongoing - full time

Job classification:

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Jodie Clarke | jodie.clarke@cfa.vic.gov.au

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Brigade Administration Support Officer (BASO) (See Advertisement)