Operations Manager - Regional Learning and Development (VPSG5.1)

Job posted: 05/08/2022
Applications close: 15/08/2022 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region

Job type: 4 months - to 31 December 2022

Organisation: Victoria State Emergency Service

Salary: $103,920 - $114,828

Occupation: Emergency Management



Occupation: Emergency Management

Salary Range: $103,920 - $114,828

Work location: South West Region

Use your knowledge and experience to deliver learning development programs across the region.

  • $103,920 to $114,828 + 15% Commuted Allowance + 10.5% Super
  • Fixed Term, Full Time - Up to 31 December 2022
  • We offer a wide range of flexible working arrangements


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.


This position is available due to VICSES implementing a new operating model with a change to the structure of roles, to best serve the needs of our community and our people.

This Operations Manager (OM) - Learning and Development (L&D) is responsible for supporting the Assistant Chief Officer (ACO) – Regional Learning and Development with the design, delivery and review of learning development programs within the Region, along with assessment of training requirements to ensure the Region develops and maintains the required standard of operational readiness and is able to respond effectively to emergencies when they arise.

This role will actively undertake operational command and control functions during specific local, regional and/or state-wide operations performing the Duty Officer function and/or Incident Management Team (IMT) role. The Operations Manager role is aligned to the Regional Agency Commander and Incident Controller / Operations Officer positions during Incident Management.


Please view the Position Description and submit an application via careers.vic.gov.au.  Applications should include a cover letter detailing your relevant skills and experience, along with a current resume or CV.

For further information about the role, please contact Nicholas Cowham on 0418 660 467.

Applications close Monday, 15 August 2022.

VICSES staff are required to comply with the COVID-19 Mandatory Vaccination (Workers) Direction and all successful candidates are required to provide their vaccination status before commencing employment.

VICSES is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to being a child safe organisation and are taking a leadership role in gender equality in the emergency management sector. For more information on our values and the benefits of working with us, please click here - ses.vic.gov.au/join-us/careers

Operations Manager - Regional Learning and Development (VPSG5.1)

Job type:

4 months - to 31 December 2022

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Nicholas Cowham | nicholas.cowham@ses.vic.gov.au

Operations Manager - Regional Learning and Development (VPSG5.1)