District Fire Coordinator

  • Company:
    Government of Western Australia
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
  • Posted:
    2 days ago
  • Category:

Regional and Fire Management Services District Fire Coordinator DBCA3028483 PSCA, Level 4 or 5, $80,452 – $84,797 or $89,047 – $97,994 p.a. plus 9.5% Superannuation

Esperance is a beautiful coastal town with the most stunning coastal scenery with white beaches and turquoise waters. Esperance is a popular town for tourism and abounds in natural attractions including five National Parks in the region.

Similar appointments may be made from this process in locations throughout Western Australia within a 12-month period to positions that may be permanent or contract, including contract appointments with the possibility of subsequent permanency.




Job Description

Under general (Level 4) or limited (Level 5) supervision of the District Manager:

  • Responsible for determining and implementing the district fire management works program in accordance with departmental policy and statutory requirements, coordinating fire resources, and monitoring expenditure and cost effectiveness of fire operations.
  • Ensures that pre-planning preparedness levels and standards for bushfire response are met.
  • Carries out allocated roles in the district incident management structure.
  • Provides advice to and assists the Regional Leader, Fire Management. 
  • Carries out liaison with stakeholders associated with fire management programs, and represents the District Manager at meetings associated with fire management activities
  • Selection Criteria

    Applicants should address the following four (4) criteria. These should be addressed in no more than four (4) pages in total.

  • Demonstrated operational experience (Level 4) or considerable competence and experience (Level 5) in the management of fire related activities, including use of prescribed fire to protect, promote and achieve conservation of biodiversity and natural values, protection of community assets and to provide for regeneration.
  • Experience (Level 4) or considerable experience (Level 5) in liaising at a senior level with external organisations including local authorities, private companies, other government agencies, stakeholders and community interest groups, including an ability to work appropriately with the media.
  • Experience and skills (Level 4) or demonstrated experience, knowledge and skills (Level 5) in leadership and management of work teams, including planning and implementing works programs, scheduling work, setting goals, and controlling and reviewing progress.
  • Experience (Level 4) or considerable experience (Level 5) in the management of training and staff development, and safety and welfare matters relevant to fire management.
  • For the full role description, detailed responsibilities and a full list of selection criteria, please refer to attached Job Description below. The documents attached to this advertisement are available in alternative formats upon request.

    For Further Job Related Information: Please contact  Mr David Atkins, Regional Leader – Fire  on 0427 477 269 , or for further information about the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions please visit .

    Application Instructions:  

    To allow the selection panel to make an accurate assessment of your application, please submit the following:

  • A covering letter.
  • A written response addressing the above four (4) requested criteria (in no more than four (4) pages).
  • A current resume.
  • To ensure that you submit the required and appropriate information in your application, please read the attached Job Application Kit carefully. All documents attached with your application must be in Microsoft Word or Adobe Acrobat (PDF) format.

    Applicants are encouraged to apply online. To avoid last minute congestion of the system, please endeavour to submit your application well before the closing time.

    No late or proforma applications will be accepted.

    A search for additional applicants may be conducted for this position where necessary in order to provide a more diverse and/or competitive field.

    Substantive Equality Statement

    The Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages Indigenous Australians, young people, people with disabilities, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and women to apply for positions within our agency. People with disability will be provided with reasonable adjustments in our recruitment processes and in the workplace. The Department also promotes flexible working arrangements.

    Applicants with a disability who require adjustments in the recruitment process can contact the Workforce Diversity Consultant on (08) 9219 9828 or . Do not send job applications to this email; they will not be accepted.


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