Field Operations Supervisor (Tallangatta) (FS4)

Job posted: 02/03/2023
Applications close: 29/03/2023 (Midnight)
4 days remaining

4 days remaining

Job Description

Location: North East Region | Towong

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action

Salary: $73,883 - $80,684

Occupation: Land Management

Reference: VG/50938823F

Reference: VG/50938823F

Occupation: Land Management

Salary Range: $73,883 - $80,684

Work location: North East Region | Towong

The Department of Energy,  Environment and Climate Action (DEECA) employs the Field Operations Supervisor to deliver forest management activities in Victoria's State forests and fire management activities in Victoria's national parks, State forests and protected public land.

The Field Operations Supervisor is responsible for managing, planning, coordinating and implementing works according to budget, performance objectives and departmental priorities. This includes ensuring the appropriate skills, materials and equipment are available for the completion of scheduled and unscheduled works by employees for whom they are responsible.

This position has a strong focus on emergency response and may involve being deployed across the state for periods up to 7-days, for both emergency response and planned burning activities. These activities require a high level of fitness, as the work environment is often steep and remote from vehicles.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • Experience in managing works programs in one or more of the following: planned burning, unsealed road management or other operational forest management activities including experience in management of staff.
  • Experience and understanding of forest firefighting techniques, the Australian Interagency Incident Management System and other emergency response activities.

Applicants must hold a current manual Drivers Licence (conditions A, I & V not acceptable for employment).

This is an ongoing position. The work location for this position is Tallangatta.

To be considered for this position, applicants are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter (no longer than 2 pages) summarising their skills and relevant experience.

For further information please refer to the attached position description.

Applications close at midnight on Wednesday, 29 March 2023.

Other relevant information:

For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs and Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.

Preferred candidates will be required to undertake pre-employment screening, including a Declaration and Consent form and a National Police Check and meet the medical and fitness requirements outlined in the position description. Recruitment is subject to the prospective employee confirming their vaccination status as up to date (3 doses) or providing evidence that they are medically exempt

To be eligible for appointment to this role, applicants will possess corresponding work rights for the advertised employment period. Appointment to an ongoing position is only available to an Australian/New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.  

A Diverse, Inclusive and Flexible Workplace
DEECA welcomes applicants from a diverse range of backgrounds and we focus on the essential requirements of the job and being consistent and fair in our treatment of all applicants. We also understand that a balanced life is important to our employees. Talk to us about our flexible options such as working some days from home, starting early or late, working part time, job sharing or accessing paid or unpaid leave.


Field Operations Supervisor (Tallangatta) (FS4)

Job type:

Full time

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Murray Price | 0438 858224 | murray.price@delwp.vic.gov.au

Field Operations Supervisor (Tallangatta) (FS4)