Business Support Officer

Job posted: 11/07/2024
Applications close: 22/07/2024 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Ballarat

Job type: Casual

Organisation: Victoria State Emergency Service

Salary: $66,063 - $72,985

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Reference: VG/BSOBALL1806376

Reference: VG/BSOBALL1806376

Occupation: Administration/Secretarial

Salary Range: $66,063 - $72,985

Work location: Western Region | Ballarat

Provide support to the Assistant Chief Officer and wider Business Services team with coordination and administration for regional business services.

  • Work for a community based organisation making a real difference
  • Casual - $33.32 per/hr + 25% loading + 11.5% Super
  • We have an employee assistance program focusing on mental health & wellbeing


Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) is a volunteer-based emergency service. Our highly skilled and equipped Volunteers are trained comprehensively in a wide range of emergency environments. To minimise the impact of emergencies when they occur and strengthen the community's capacity to recover swiftly and safely, VICSES focuses on working with communities and partners in building resilience to achieve more aware, informed and prepared communities.  We support them to understand their risk and the relevance of taking action before, during and after emergency events.

As the largest road rescue network in Australia we have specialist teams that provide a 24/7 response to road accident and trauma incidents. We assist Victoria Police in search and rescue operations, and play an important role in supporting the Country Fire Authority (CFA), Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV), Parks Victoria and the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (DEECA) during major bushfire and emergency incidents.


The Business Support Officer is an integral role within the Business Services team, and responsible for providing support to the Assistant Chief Officer (Business Services) and general administrative support and coordination to the region specifically supporting the Business Services team. This includes Business Services functions such as asset planning and management, infrastructure planning and delivery, information services administration functions such as drafting correspondence, minute taking, management and maintenance of records in accordance with standards and guidelines within the VICSES corporate content management system. Reception duties, asset management/planning request referrals, tracking, follow up and completion are also functions of the role. Victoria State Emergency Service plays a major role in Victoria's emergency response activities during emergencies for which it is responsible including Flood, Storm, Earthquake, Tsunami, Landslide, along with supporting other agencies and departments as required under section 6A of the VICSES Act.


Please view the Position Description and submit an application via careers.vic.gov.au

Applications should include a cover letter detailing your relevant skills and experience, along with a current resume or CV.

For further information about the role, please contact Anthony McLean on 0418 784 911.

Applications close Monday, 22 July 2024.


VICSES is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to being a child safe organisation and are taking a leadership role in gender equality in the emergency management sector. For more information on our values and the benefits of working with us, please click here - ses.vic.gov.au/join-us/careers

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Anthony McLean | anthony.mclean@ses.vic.gov.au

Business Support Officer