District Mechanical Officer (See Advertisement)

Job posted: 19/03/2023
Applications close: 02/04/2023 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Wangaratta

Job type: Full time / to 30 June 2024

Organisation: Country Fire Authority

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Engineering

Reference: VG/1704119V2

Reference: VG/1704119V2

Occupation: Engineering

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: North East Region | Wangaratta

  • Located at Wangaratta
  • Full Time, Fixed Term to 30 June 2024
  • DMO Grade 1, $70,169 pa (plus 10.5% super)
  • Work a 9 day fortnight

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:

Are you a Qualified Motor Mechanic keen to secure an opportunity to carry out preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance and approved modifications in a clean environment to well-maintained CFA appliances? All tools and equipment are supplied. This role will see you work in our Wangaratta workshop from the hours of 7:30am to 4:30pm, working a nine-day fortnight. Sound interesting? 

Grade 1 District Mechanical Officers carry out mechanical tasks associated with the maintenance and servicing of fleet assets as directed by the Officer-in-Charge (OIC) ensuring relevant safety standards and CFA maintenance procedures are adhered to.

Your days will see you showcase your skills undertaking the following tasks:

  • Under the direction of the workshop OIC, carrying out preventative maintenance, corrective maintenance and approved modifications to fleet assets.
  • Ensuring fleet assets are maintained in accordance with appropriate industry standards and relevant CFA maintenance procedures.
  • Maintaining accurate records and documentation on work performed.
  • Creation of electronic Work Orders utilising CFA software.
  • Liaison with Brigade members regarding proposed work and work performed.
  • Maintaining reporting to the Officer-in-Charge on maintenance, administrative and technical matters.
  • Ensuring that Industrial Safety Standards are observed.

About You:

The successful applicant will have the following:

  • Motor Mechanic Qualification and hold a Heavy Rigid Driver Licence (note:  Heavy Rigid drivers licence can be obtained within time frames set out by CFA if not held).
  • You must also have the skills and ability to maintain safety at an Incident Scene and render assistance to others (First Aid L2) (note: this can be obtained within the timeframes set out by CFA if not held).

Furthermore, you will have proven ability to work as part of a team and actively participate in team discussions.  Crucial to your success will be your ability to effectively communicate both verbally and written, you will have a proven ability to maintain a safe work environment and a proactive and energetic attitude with the initiative to seek tasks and challenges.

This is an excellent opportunity to see where a career with CFA can take you!

Your Application:

When applying for 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
  • Address the Key Selection Criteria

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.

Pre-employment checks:

Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who:

  • Can provide acceptable evidence of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 (minimum of 3 doses) or provide medical evidence confirming an exemption.
  • Successfully complete a National Police History Check and Working with Children Check

CFA is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse, inclusive, and safe volunteer and work environment. Our aim is to have a volunteer and paid workforce that reflects the community it serves.  First Nations people, women, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. 

Applications close: 11:59pm 2 April 2023  

If at any stage of the recruitment and selection process you require an alternative format to the application material or reasonable adjustment to the interview arrangements, please don't hesitate to contact the person listed on the ad or alternatively, email HR.Recruitment@cfa.vic.gov.au

To comply with Victorian Public Health orders, all employees working in emergency services must be fully vaccinated (boosted) against COVID-19 and are required to provide acceptable evidence of their vaccination status. To support your application, and to be compliant with any public health orders in place at the time of, and during, your employment, you will be required to provide acceptable evidence of full vaccination (boosted) against COVID-19.


District Mechanical Officer  (See Advertisement)

Job type:

Full time / to 30 June 2024

Job classification:

See Advertisement


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

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District Mechanical Officer  (See Advertisement)