Manager Regional Operations Readiness (VPSG5.1)

Job posted: 14/09/2021
Applications close: 26/09/2021 (Midnight)
6 days remaining

6 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victoria State Emergency Service

Salary: $98,396 - $108,724

Occupation: Emergency Management



Occupation: Emergency Management

Salary Range: $98,396 - $108,724

Work location: Gippsland | Bairnsdale

Use your skills and expertise to support the Regional Manager in ensuring that the Region develops and maintains the required standard of operational readiness


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 Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) during major bushfire and emergency incidents. 

VICSES is committed to being a child safe organisation.

VICSES offers Flexible Working Arrangements and where possible, Job Sharing may also be considered.



The role of the Manager Regional Operations Readiness is to support the Regional Manager in ensuring that the Region develops and maintains the required standard of operational readiness and is able to respond effectively to emergencies when they arise. The role is required to proactively manage and coordinate the Regions' operational readiness, capability and response activity.  This includes the implementation of functional leadership within a defined geographic area over community preparedness, emergency planning, command and control functions, and the review of operational activity. The incumbent is required to manage projects that contribute to operational readiness and to build the capability and capacity of Regional staff and volunteers through the delivery of workshops and exercises.

The position being offered is a VPS 5.1, Full Time, Ongoing position. VICSES are anticipating a reorganisation which could impact and change this position.

More information about this role can be found in the Position Description.


Applications will only be accepted via www.careers.vic.gov.au and should be in the form of a cover letter detailing your relevant skills and experience, along with a current resume or CV. There are no key selection criteria for this role, please refer to the Position Description.

Please contact Anthony McLean on 0418 784 911 if you have any questions.

Applications close Sunday 26 September 2021.

Manager Regional Operations Readiness (VPSG5.1)

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

Manager Regional Operations Readiness (VPSG5.1)