Capability and Response Coordinator (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 25/06/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Ambulance Victoria

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Other

Reference: AV/1545311

Reference: AV/1545311

Occupation: Other

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

Ambulance Victoria (AV) is recruiting for a permanent, full time Capability and Response Coordinator to join our Emergency Management Unit, located in the CBD. The Emergency Management Unit is responsible for leading the development of emergency management policy and effective emergency management planning and resilience across Ambulance Victoria.

The primary focus of this role is to lead the development and implementation of contemporary emergency management training and exercise program in line with best practice, organisational objectives, and legislative requirements. The position is also responsible for coordinating AV's emergency management lessons management program. During emergencies or escalations of the Emergency Response Plan, the role will be required to undertake a functional or lead within the Ambulance Emergency Operations Centre (AEOC).

*Please note: The following Coordinator positions are also being advertised within Emergency Management.

  • Stakeholder Engagement Coordinator

  • State Events Coordinator

  • Emergency Planning Coordinator

Should you wish to be considered for any of the above roles also, please make sure you upload your application to those positions as well.

About the role

Reporting to the Manager, Emergency Management the main duties of the role include (but are not limited to):

  • Developing, managing, and coordinating training programs to support emergency management and specialist response capabilities and initiatives
  • Coordinating staff participation in emergency management training courses/conferences to enhance AV's capability to respond to major emergencies
  • Coordinating staff participation in emergency management training courses/conferences to enhance AV's capability to respond to major emergencies
  • Managing, coordinating and conducting incident debrief state-wide as indicated by the AV Emergency Response Plan (ERP) or required by the State Health Commander.
  • Developing and implementing a communications plan to keep all personnel with specialist skills aware of relevant changes, developments and enhancements to specialist processes, training, equipment, or governance.
  • Undertaking the role of Regional Health Commander – Metro (RHCM) as rostered (both day-to-day and on call) in line with CAA2 responsibilities.
  • Representing AV at state tier forums to develop training programs designed to support the State's capability to respond and meet the State's emergency management priorities

Required to be available outside of ordinary working hours to provide advice, support or authoritative direction to other employees or managers involved in dealing with emergency or time critical incidents or issues to the authority (CAA2)

About you

This role will suit you if you have experience or knowledge in ambulance, emergency service, health, or allied health service delivery operations, supported by an ambulance paramedic or emergency management qualification or related discipline (AHPRA) registration required.  Strong planning, organisation and time management skills will enable you to establish the priority and scheduling of work task and projects

It will also be beneficial if you have

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Emergency Management
  • Australasian Interagency Incident Management System qualification
  • Experience in incident management at a minimum of AIIMS/ICS Section Leader level
  • Level 3 Incident Controller qualification
  • Health Commander qualification
  • EmergoTrain System ™ qualifications

Balancing your life

We understand that life balance is an important part of our employees' lives. Ambulance Victoria offers a wide range of flexible arrangements to enable you to balance your work with other commitments and activities including family, health, study, carer responsibilities, hobbies, and life / career aspirations. We provide various options such as flexible start and finishing times, working part time, job sharing, working from home and paid leave provisions that can be negotiated with your manager to help balance your personal commitments with the demands of the role.  Salary packaging and other benefits are available also. 

We believe our people are our greatest resource and the sustainability of our workforce depends on how well we utilise our people's skills and abilities. Aiming to attract a diverse pool of applicants, AV focuses on the genuine and essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in the treatment of applicants.

The successful candidate may be required to undergo relevant probity checks, such as a police record and background check.

The salary for the Capability and Response Coordinator position is $174,588 p/a plus super (inclusive of CAA2). 

How to Apply

Applicants are requested to address the selection criteria detailed in the position description and to read the document ‘Applying for a position with Ambulance Victoria' on our careers page. For any queries please email recruitment@ambulance.vic.gov.au or contact us on 03 9840 3653.

Your application will form an integral part of the selection process and should be of a high quality including:

  • A covering letter
  • A resume
  • A document addressing the selection criteria detailed on the last page of the position description

We request that all applications are submitted on or before Sunday 1st August 2021 by clicking on ‘Apply Online' below.

Applications must be submitted via the AV Careers Centre website https://careers.ambulance.vic.gov.au/ to be considered.

Our diverse and inclusive workforce allows us to deliver the Best Care to the Victorian community, and helps create a healthier, more productive workplace for our people.

Capability and Response Coordinator (See Advertisement)

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Capability and Response Coordinator (See Advertisement)