Regional Officer Emergency Management (VPSG4)

Job posted: 20/07/2021
Applications close: 15/08/2021 (Midnight)
18 days remaining

18 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victoria State Emergency Service

Salary: $85,279 - $96,759

Occupation: Emergency Management



Occupation: Emergency Management

Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Use your expertise to provide high level advice, support, training and assistance to VICSES community.


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.


This position is responsible for providing high level advice, support, training and assistance to VICSES volunteers, local governments, other organisations and the community in the preparation, operationalisation, review and exercising of emergency management arrangements for VICSES control hazards to ensure VICSES meets its legislative requirements under the Emergency Management Act 1986 and 2013, and the Emergency Management Legislation Amendment Act 2018 (EMLA Act). This role will actively undertake operational command, control and coordination functions during specific local, regional and/or state wide operations performing the Regional Duty Officer function or an Incident Management Team (IMT) role, ensuring the appropriate advice, support and allocation of resources for emergency response is available to staff and volunteers. A current Working With Children Check is essential requirement of this role. Must have a strong belief in child safety and protection, and a willingness to be actively engaged in the VICSES child safe culture.



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 attached Position Description.

Please contact David Goldfinch on 0467 721 047 if you have any questions.

Applications close Sunday 15 August 2021.

Regional Officer Emergency Management (VPSG4)

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David Goldfinch | david.goldfinch@ses.vic.gov.au

Regional Officer Emergency Management (VPSG4)