Sunday , April 21 2024

Job Vacancies in Geelong – Team Leader Fire Prevention

Website Geelong Council

Job Description:

We’re going through an exciting period of change that will help us serve our community better. From digital modernisation to the contemporary, sustainable office we’re building in Central Geelong, now more than ever is a great time to join our team at the City of Greater Geelong.
Our Community is made of diverse people from all walks of life, and it’s important to us that our workforce represents and celebrates this strength.
We encourage great people from all backgrounds to join us. We encourage authenticity, because inclusion makes us stronger.
If you’re excited about working together to create a Clever and Creative Greater Geelong, and joining a workplace where all people can thrive, then hit apply – we’d love to meet you!

Job Responsibilities:

  • Leading the fire prevention team and managing staff, workloads and priorities
  • Responsible for the systems used to identify and record properties requiring fire hazard reduction works; together with associated notice production to property owners and appropriate record keeping systems
  • Facilitate the Municipal Fire Management Planning Sub Committee (MFMPC).
  • Represent council on the BSW Regional Strategic Fire Sub Committee.
  • Review processes and update of the Municipal Fire Management Plan to ensure the document caters for the needs of a changing community.
  • Facilitate the identification of Wildfire Management Overlays/Bushfire Prone Areas (WMO/BPA) for incorporation into the planning scheme and linking with Council’s Building/Planning Department.
  • Assess and issue permits to burn and ensure that permit holders meet their obligations with permit conditions

Job Requirements:

  • Extensive experience in a Fire Prevention role or relevant compliance role (including knowledge of the Acts and Regulations relevant to this position).
  • Undertaken relevant courses suitable for a Municipal Fire Prevention Officer.
  • Experience in emergency management and its application to community safety and community resilience would be highly regarded.
  • Strong leadership skills, proven ability to foster teamwork and supervise a specialised team.
  • Strong knowledge of CFA & FRV legislation and the demonstrated capacity to read, understand and interpret council’s local law and other legislation.
  • The ability to carry out investigations, recognise breaches of legislation and compile and deliver appropriate notices

Job Details:

Company: Geelong Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: South Geelong, Victoria, Australia

Application Deadline: N/A

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