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Director, Bushfire and Emergency Management/Deputy Chief Fire Officer (DCFO) (SES1)

Job posted: 08/06/2021
Applications close: 24/06/2021 (Midnight)
7 days remaining

7 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Various

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $192,800 - $249,700

Occupation: Executive Management

Reference: VG/50925112

Reference: VG/50925112

Occupation: Executive Management

Salary Range: $192,800 - $249,700

Work location: Various

Leadership of bushfire risk reduction across Victoria

Report to Chief Fire Officer

Salary band SES1: $192,800 to $249,700 TRP

DELWP / Forest and Fire Operations Division (FFOD)

The Forest Fire and Regions Group within the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) works in partnership with all fire and emergency management agencies to support the operational implementation of Safer Together: a new approach to reducing the risk of bushfire in Victoria.

Forest and Fire Operations Division (FFOD) delivers state forest management operations and fire management operations on public land and supports Regional Directorates to deliver priority programs and projects. The division also supports the Chief Fire Officer in leading Forest Fire Management Victoria's command and control arrangements for fire and emergency response and planned burning operations.

Director, Bushfire & Emergency Management / Deputy Chief Fire Officer

The Director Bushfire & Emergency Management is responsible for implementing and coordinating command and control arrangements across the state for fire readiness, response and planned burning operations. You will lead the Bushfire and Emergency Management branch in coordinating the department's emergency management workforce and collaborating across DELWP to enhance emergency management capabilities and manage portfolio responsibilities.

As a Deputy Chief Fire Officer, you will lead the delivery of quality fire preparedness and response operations, collaborating in partnership with land and emergency management agencies, Traditional Owners and key stakeholders for bushfire and emergency management on public land.

We seek highly qualified candidates with the requisite technical skills and expertise to acquit the responsibilities of these critical emergency service positions. The Directors will demonstrate leadership of an inclusive culture of accountability, professionalism and service excellence that creates a highly integrated and engaged team operating across all DELWP portfolios and other government entities.  A champion for change, your leadership track record should reflect a commitment to the recognition of differences, fairness and respect towards all staff and reinforce avalues-based culture of the highest standards of Equity, Diversity, Fairness and Inclusion.

How to Apply

Position description and candidate briefing pack can be obtained online by visiting https://www.peterwilliampartners.com/job-applications  

Applications MUST include resume and a one-page cover letter outlining your expression of interest and expertise relevant for the position. Should you wish to apply for more than one position listed above, you must submit a separate cover letter for each role outlining your relevant expertise for each nominated position.. Responses to key selection criteria is not required but may be requested at a later stage of the assessment process.

Documents, attached as MS Word or PDF, are to be submitted via info@peterwilliampartners.com. If you experience any difficulty in lodging your application, please contact: info@peterwilliampartners.com

Queries close:                            5pm AEST Monday 21st June 2021

Applications close:                   5pm AEST Thursday 24th June 2021

Peter William Partners have been exclusively retained by DELWP to deliver this executive search. Any unsolicited applications will be redirected to Peter William Partners and managed via the campaign.

Director, Bushfire and Emergency Management/Deputy Chief Fire Officer (DCFO) (SES1)

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

SES1

Contact:

Dean Unkles +61 433 822 718 | dean.unkles@peterwilliampartners.com

Director, Bushfire and Emergency Management/Deputy Chief Fire Officer (DCFO) (SES1)