Radio Technical Officer (VPSG5)

Job posted: 03/08/2022
Applications close: 17/08/2022 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Job type: Full time / until 30 September 2023

Organisation: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning

Salary: $103,920 - $125,735

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/50943972

Reference: VG/50943972

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735

Work location: Gippsland | East Gippsland

Exciting opportunity for a suitably experienced professional to provide training and leadership to newly appointed radio technicians in line with departmental standards.

The Radio Technical Officer will project lead and coordinate maintenance, installation, and development of fire program radio communications equipment within the State including fixed infrastructure, mobile and portable units across towers, antennas, offices, vehicles, and fire ground equipment.

Specialist/Technical Expertise/Qualifications

  • In-depth knowledge and understanding of the Departments radio communications requirements and the requirements of fire and emergency management together with an understanding of the type of systems utilised by the department.
  • Over 10 years' experience with radio configuration and equipment specific network systems that DELWP utilise.
  • Understanding of the application of theoretical concepts of radio network coverage and interaction with other networks and terrain.
  • Experience in radio installation and repairs in vehicles, plant equipment and towers across the State.
  • In-depth knowledge of DELWP fire operations.

This is a fixed term position available until 30 September 2023. This position is located at Bairnsdale, Victoria.

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, 17 August 2022.

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. Recruitment is subject to the prospective employee confirming their vaccination status as up to date 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.  

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Radio Technical Officer (VPSG5)

Job type:

Full time / until 30 September 2023

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Paul Rofe | 0428 547 075

Radio Technical Officer (VPSG5)