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  • Firefighter

    Improve the safety and emergency preparedness of the community by contributing to fire prevention and community education activities. Protect and serve the community by responding to fires and other emergencies in a professional and timely manner to minimise loss to life, property and the environment. ...see full job description

  • Fire Communications Officer

    Responsible for emergency call taking, dispatching on-scene communications, coordinating and managing QFES resources. ...see full job description

  • Auxiliary

    As a member of a team, respond to fire and other emergency incidents. Promote community safety and emergency preparedness by contributing to community education activities. Auxiliary Firefighters are employed on a casual basis. They are required to attend frequent training and respond to incidents as required. ...see full job description

  • Rural Volunteer

    The Rural Fire Service needs all types of people, with a wide range of skills to keep brigades running and communities safe. As members of the brigade you train and work together to ultimately protect your family, friends and homes. This is done through a variety of methods fire prevention, community education, hazard reduction burns and fighting fires.

  • State Emergency Service Volunteer

    Supporting you community as a SES member, you will be involved in preparing for, and responding to, many different types of disasters and emergencies.

  • Rural Fire Area Training Support Officer

    Responsible for initiating, undertaking and evaluating training programs in accordance with the annual training plan for the Rural Fire Service while ensuring Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and department audit requirements are met. This role has mandatory requirements including department specific qualification i.e. QFES Rural Volunteer Learning and Development Framework.

  • AO2 - General

    Provides support to fronline services and is responsible for a variety of adminstrative work that may include word processing, travel management, records management and general office duties. These types of positions can often be called upon to particpate in out of hours emergency operations and can include deployment to other parts of the State or interstate.

  • AO3 - Support Officer/ Business Support Officer

    Provides support to fronline services and is responsible for a variety of high level adminstrative work that may include reserach and preparation of correspondence, organisation of meetings and conferences, preparation and reconcoilation of financial documentation and contributation to continuous business improvment procedures as well as general office duties. These types of positions can often be called upon to particpate in out of hours emergency operations and can include deployment to other parts of the State or interstate.

  • AO3 - Project Support Officer

    This role varies in nature depending on the work unit but primarily would be engaged to assist with key projects undertaken by QFES

  • AO3 - Executive assistant

    Provides support to fronline services and is primarily responsible for providing a high standard of confidential secretarial and adminstrative support in a senior executive environment. Responsibilities include diary managment and meeting coordiation, travel arrangements and organisation of conferences and workshops, development, review and implementation of new adminstrative procedures and the provision of procedural advice across the regions.

  • AO4 - Operational Capability Officer

    Provides support to key frontline services and is responsible for a variety of work including, but not limited to planning, preparation, delivery, devleopment, coordiation aand review of training and capabilty programs for SES Volunteers. This role may be required to work out of hours and participate in an on call roster. This role may also have some prerequiste requirements.

  • AO4 - Executive Support Officer

    Provides a high standard of confidential executive, administrative and business support. Responsible for a variety of work including, but not limited to management of an executive appointment diary, management and prioritisation of incoming correspondence to effectively manage critical information and workflows and coordination and division of adminstrative operations in the divisional office. Experience with the provision of adminstrative support in senior executive environments is usually a prerequiste.

  • AO4 - Support Officer

    Provides support to frontline services through the provision of support in the design, development, promotion and implementation of new initiatives. This role conducts a variety of work including, but not limited to supporting change mangement processes, audits of policy frameworks. Advanced skills in project management software and the microsoft office suite is usually highly desirable.

  • AO4 - Assistant Program Officer

    Provides high level administrative services to support business operations and the delivery of servcies to emergency services volunteers. Responsible for a variety of work including, but not limited to coordination and support of service agreement provisions for volunteer programs, preparation of correspondence and briefs and conducting research and collating infomraiton relationg to volunteer operations. This role may be required to work out hours and particpate in an on call roster.

  • AO4 - Information Rights Officer

    Reponsible for assiting in the determination of Right ot Information and Privacy applications in accordance with the Right to Information Act, Information Privacy Act and decsions of the Information Commissioner.

  • AO4 - Indigenous Operational Capability Officer

    Responsible for the planning, preparation, delivery and review of capability development programs, particularly in indigenous communications. Other responsiblities include, but are not limited to assisting with the coordination of area and regional capability development programs, consultation and negoitation with indigenous groups and communities inrural and remote locations as required.

  • AO5 - Project Officer

    Provides professional, efficient and effective project management support to the project stream and is responsible for the day to day delivery of project activities including system support, reporting and project management functions. Experience in project managment and/or relevant qualifications are highly desirable.

  • AO5 - Community Engagement officer

    Provides expert community engagement advice, support and vision across all QFES services by developing, supporting and where relevant, coordinating QFES and stakeholder engagement strategies and activities across the regions. This role may be required to work out of hours and participate in an on call roster. This role may also have some prerequiste requirements.

  • AO5 - Strategy and Risk Officer/ Service Delivery Business suppport officer

    Responsible for a variety of work that may include coordination and management of stocktakes, adminstration of internal policy and procedures, management of governance procedures and provision of advice to senior management. These roles can vary in nature and requirements depending on the assigned work unit.

  • AO5 - Senior Operational Capability Officer

    Provides support to frontline services and responsible for a variety of work that may include, but is not limited to the management, evaluation and support of regionally based operational development and assessment activities. Participation in an out of hours roster arrangement is expected and experience in the delivery of training and/or relevant qualifications is highly desirable.

  • AO5 - Program Officer, Logistics/ Program Officer

    Provides logistical support to ensure the efficient, effective and appropriate delivery of equipment services. Specific departmental procurement delegation is required and they may be the requirement to participate in an out of hours on call roster and travel interstate on offical business.

  • AO5 - Operations Support Advisor

    Responsible for the provision of support and guidance to staff on human capital policy and practice, governance compliance, contribution to the design and implementation of best practices approaches and assistance in research, preparation and review of reports, as well as a variety of other tasks.

  • AO6 - Senior Program Officer

    Responsible for a variety of tasks inlcuding, but not limited to the provison of planning, writing and development of disaster management guidelines, identification and devleopment of relationships with key disaster mangement stakeholders and organisational partners and the application of reserach findings to the operational environment.

  • AO6 - Executive Officer/ Liaison Officer

    Manages the work program and administration of the Directorate office ensuring the effective dissemination of information, achievement of work priorities and deadlines are met.

  • AO6 - Senior Research Officer

    Responsible for undertaking high level research and analysis on a range of issues to suport the delivery of the Commissioner's strategic objectives and statuory obligations.

  • AO6 - Area Coordinator/ EM coordinator

    Support the development and implementation of the SES operational service delivery plan and provide strategic advice on SES response planning arrangements and programs.

  • AO6 - Senior Strategy and Risk Officer

    The purpose of this role is to provide advice and support to assist the development and implementation of resilience projects including data management, documentation and stakeholder engagement.

  • AO6 - Manager Volunteer and Frontline Support Services

    Manages staff and day to day activities and business of the Volunteer and Frontline Support Services. Undertakes a variety of tasks that include, but are not limited to the development of communication for volunteers, leading projects and contributing content expertise.

  • AO6 - Injury Management Advisor

    To provide specialist advice and support in the area of rehabilitation, injury management, medical standards and health and wellbeing for the QFES workforce.

  • AO6 - Senior Information Analyst

    The Senior Information Analyst manages and maintains an organisational performance system to provide data analysis and information for use in business decisions and activities. The data and reporting provided by this position ensures that outputs satisfy office standards for integrity, accuracy and timeliness based on quality principles, methodologies and compliance to relevant standards.

  • AO6 - Senior Doctrine Officer

    The Senior Doctrine Officer is responsible for the management and facilitation of the Doctrine Management Cycle including the principles of development, consultation, review and dissemination.

  • AO6 - Senior Correspondence

    Responsible for the quality, accuracy and timeliness of correspondence and reports emanting from the office of the Commissioner. Undertakes a variety of tasks including, but not limited to the effective and immedate liaison with the Minister's office, stakeholders and other government departments, the devleopment and implementation of policies, protocols and procedures for QFES wide implementaton and reseraching and analysis of issues.

  • AO6 - Senior Advisor

    Responsible for a variety of task including, but not limited to the planning, formulation, development, implementation and monitoring of systems and performance standards which establish compliance with the relevant legislation.

  • AO6 - Assistant Cabinet Legislation Liaison Officer

    Responsible for assisting in the management of the department's Cabinet business and legislative program and the provision of strategic policy advice to the Commissioner and Minister in line with departmental and government priorities.

  • AO6 - Area Controller

    The Area Controller supports the development and implementation of the SES operational service delivery plan and provides strategic advice on SES response planning arrangement and progams.

  • AO7 Media Supervisor

    Responsbile for supervising and supporting a team of Senior Media Officers and Media Officers to delivery timely and quality 24/7 media and social media serviuces on behalf of QFES. This position works in conjunction with another Media Supervisor in supervising the functions of the media team and the strategic development and implementation of a sttate-wide communication training program for the QFES operational workforce.

  • AO7 - Staff Officer

    Requied to liaise, negotiate and provide high level advice on corporate governance and operational issues which support the operations of the Office of the Deputy Commissioner.

  • AO7 - Governance Liaison Officer

    Responsible for providing high level governance support to the Director, Corporate Governance Branch and also supports the effective management of the Branch in its day to day business, governance, service delivery and business improvement activities.

  • AO7 - Principal Analyst

    Responsbile for the managing the provision of analytical and business intelligence solutions that support business performance managmenet and strategic decision making, leading projects to successfully implement and deliver initiativies.

  • AO7 - Manager Safety & Wellbeing

    Required to lead and manage a team of specialist Safety & Wellbeing Officers in the delivery of sytsems of strategie and ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff and volunteers.

  • AO7 - Principal Advisor Culture

    Responsible for the provision of high-quality and strategic advice, consultancy and support to senior executive and management on orgnaisational culutre, organisational change and workforce engagement capabilities establishing collaborative relationships with a broad range of customers, partners and stakehodlers.

  • AO8 - Regional Manager

    Required to lead and manage the development, implementation and improvement of systems, processes and operational capability within the region, focusing on operational readiness.

  • AO8 - Principal Policy Officer

    Provides professional advice and support on strategic policy and legislation issues including, but not limited to undertaking research, liaising with stakeholders, drafting briefs, submissions and correspondence and representing agency views in external forums.

  • AO8 - Communications Manager

    Responsible for the delivery of strategic high-level management and communication and engagement services for QFES including, but not limited to paid public advertising campaigns, executive communications targeting internal and external audiences, general communications products for the paid and volunteer workforce and communications advice.

  • AO8 - Departmental Liaison Officer

    This role is the primary point of contact between the Office of the Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and QFES. This role is specifically responsible for the exchange and management of all informaiton and advice between the Minister's Office and QFES.

  • AO8 - Cabinet Legislation and Liaison Officer

    Responsible for the management of the department's Cabinet business and legislative program and for providing advice on Cabinet and Parliamentary processes and procedures.

Business support

  • AO2 - General

    Provides support to fronline services and is responsible for a variety of adminstrative work that may include word processing, travel management, records management and general office duties. These types of positions can often be called upon to particpate in out of hours emergency operations and can include deployment to other parts of the State or interstate.

  • AO3 - Support Officer/ Business Support Officer

    Provides support to fronline services and is responsible for a variety of high level adminstrative work that may include reserach and preparation of correspondence, organisation of meetings and conferences, preparation and reconcoilation of financial documentation and contributation to continuous business improvment procedures as well as general office duties. These types of positions can often be called upon to particpate in out of hours emergency operations and can include deployment to other parts of the State or interstate.

  • AO3 - Project Support Officer

    This role varies in nature depending on the work unit but primarily would be engaged to assist with key projects undertaken by QFES

  • AO3 - Executive assistant

    Provides support to fronline services and is primarily responsible for providing a high standard of confidential secretarial and adminstrative support in a senior executive environment. Responsibilities include diary managment and meeting coordiation, travel arrangements and organisation of conferences and workshops, development, review and implementation of new adminstrative procedures and the provision of procedural advice across the regions.

  • AO4 - Operational Capability Officer

    Provides support to key frontline services and is responsible for a variety of work including, but not limited to planning, preparation, delivery, devleopment, coordiation aand review of training and capabilty programs for SES Volunteers. This role may be required to work out of hours and participate in an on call roster. This role may also have some prerequiste requirements.

  • AO4 - Executive Support Officer

    Provides a high standard of confidential executive, administrative and business support. Responsible for a variety of work including, but not limited to management of an executive appointment diary, management and prioritisation of incoming correspondence to effectively manage critical information and workflows and coordination and division of adminstrative operations in the divisional office. Experience with the provision of adminstrative support in senior executive environments is usually a prerequiste.

  • AO4 - Support Officer

    Provides support to frontline services through the provision of support in the design, development, promotion and implementation of new initiatives. This role conducts a variety of work including, but not limited to supporting change mangement processes, audits of policy frameworks. Advanced skills in project management software and the microsoft office suite is usually highly desirable.

  • AO4 - Assistant Program Officer

    Provides high level administrative services to support business operations and the delivery of servcies to emergency services volunteers. Responsible for a variety of work including, but not limited to coordination and support of service agreement provisions for volunteer programs, preparation of correspondence and briefs and conducting research and collating infomraiton relationg to volunteer operations. This role may be required to work out hours and particpate in an on call roster.

  • AO4 - Information Rights Officer

    Reponsible for assiting in the determination of Right ot Information and Privacy applications in accordance with the Right to Information Act, Information Privacy Act and decsions of the Information Commissioner.

  • AO4 - Indigenous Operational Capability Officer

    Responsible for the planning, preparation, delivery and review of capability development programs, particularly in indigenous communications. Other responsiblities include, but are not limited to assisting with the coordination of area and regional capability development programs, consultation and negoitation with indigenous groups and communities inrural and remote locations as required.

  • AO5 - Project Officer

    Provides professional, efficient and effective project management support to the project stream and is responsible for the day to day delivery of project activities including system support, reporting and project management functions. Experience in project managment and/or relevant qualifications are highly desirable.

  • AO5 - Strategy and Risk Officer/ Service Delivery Business suppport officer

    Responsible for a variety of work that may include coordination and management of stocktakes, adminstration of internal policy and procedures, management of governance procedures and provision of advice to senior management. These roles can vary in nature and requirements depending on the assigned work unit.

  • AO5 - Senior Operational Capability Officer

    Provides support to frontline services and responsible for a variety of work that may include, but is not limited to the management, evaluation and support of regionally based operational development and assessment activities. Participation in an out of hours roster arrangement is expected and experience in the delivery of training and/or relevant qualifications is highly desirable.

  • AO5 - Program Officer, Logistics/ Program Officer

    Provides logistical support to ensure the efficient, effective and appropriate delivery of equipment services. Specific departmental procurement delegation is required and they may be the requirement to participate in an out of hours on call roster and travel interstate on offical business.

  • AO5 - Operations Support Advisor

    Responsible for the provision of support and guidance to staff on human capital policy and practice, governance compliance, contribution to the design and implementation of best practices approaches and assistance in research, preparation and review of reports, as well as a variety of other tasks.

  • AO6 - Senior Program Officer

    Responsible for a variety of tasks inlcuding, but not limited to the provison of planning, writing and development of disaster management guidelines, identification and devleopment of relationships with key disaster mangement stakeholders and organisational partners and the application of reserach findings to the operational environment.

  • AO6 - Executive Officer/ Liaison Officer

    Manages the work program and administration of the Directorate office ensuring the effective dissemination of information, achievement of work priorities and deadlines are met.

  • AO6 - Senior Research Officer

    Responsible for undertaking high level research and analysis on a range of issues to suport the delivery of the Commissioner's strategic objectives and statuory obligations.

  • AO6 - Senior Strategy and Risk Officer

    The purpose of this role is to provide advice and support to assist the development and implementation of resilience projects including data management, documentation and stakeholder engagement.

  • AO6 - Manager Volunteer and Frontline Support Services

    Manages staff and day to day activities and business of the Volunteer and Frontline Support Services. Undertakes a variety of tasks that include, but are not limited to the development of communication for volunteers, leading projects and contributing content expertise.

  • AO6 - Injury Management Advisor

    To provide specialist advice and support in the area of rehabilitation, injury management, medical standards and health and wellbeing for the QFES workforce.

  • AO6 - Senior Information Analyst

    The Senior Information Analyst manages and maintains an organisational performance system to provide data analysis and information for use in business decisions and activities. The data and reporting provided by this position ensures that outputs satisfy office standards for integrity, accuracy and timeliness based on quality principles, methodologies and compliance to relevant standards.

  • AO6 - Senior Doctrine Officer

    The Senior Doctrine Officer is responsible for the management and facilitation of the Doctrine Management Cycle including the principles of development, consultation, review and dissemination.

  • AO6 - Senior Correspondence

    Responsible for the quality, accuracy and timeliness of correspondence and reports emanting from the office of the Commissioner. Undertakes a variety of tasks including, but not limited to the effective and immedate liaison with the Minister's office, stakeholders and other government departments, the devleopment and implementation of policies, protocols and procedures for QFES wide implementaton and reseraching and analysis of issues.

  • AO6 - Senior Advisor

    Responsible for a variety of task including, but not limited to the planning, formulation, development, implementation and monitoring of systems and performance standards which establish compliance with the relevant legislation.

  • AO6 - Assistant Cabinet Legislation Liaison Officer

    Responsible for assisting in the management of the department's Cabinet business and legislative program and the provision of strategic policy advice to the Commissioner and Minister in line with departmental and government priorities.

  • AO6 - Area Controller

    The Area Controller supports the development and implementation of the SES operational service delivery plan and provides strategic advice on SES response planning arrangement and progams.

  • AO7 Media Supervisor

    Responsbile for supervising and supporting a team of Senior Media Officers and Media Officers to delivery timely and quality 24/7 media and social media serviuces on behalf of QFES. This position works in conjunction with another Media Supervisor in supervising the functions of the media team and the strategic development and implementation of a sttate-wide communication training program for the QFES operational workforce.

  • AO7 - Staff Officer

    Requied to liaise, negotiate and provide high level advice on corporate governance and operational issues which support the operations of the Office of the Deputy Commissioner.

  • AO7 - Governance Liaison Officer

    Responsible for providing high level governance support to the Director, Corporate Governance Branch and also supports the effective management of the Branch in its day to day business, governance, service delivery and business improvement activities.

  • AO7 - Principal Analyst

    Responsbile for the managing the provision of analytical and business intelligence solutions that support business performance managmenet and strategic decision making, leading projects to successfully implement and deliver initiativies.

  • AO7 - Manager Safety & Wellbeing

    Required to lead and manage a team of specialist Safety & Wellbeing Officers in the delivery of sytsems of strategie and ensuring the health and wellbeing of staff and volunteers.

  • AO7 - Principal Advisor Culture

    Responsible for the provision of high-quality and strategic advice, consultancy and support to senior executive and management on orgnaisational culutre, organisational change and workforce engagement capabilities establishing collaborative relationships with a broad range of customers, partners and stakehodlers.

  • AO8 - Regional Manager

    Required to lead and manage the development, implementation and improvement of systems, processes and operational capability within the region, focusing on operational readiness.

  • AO8 - Principal Policy Officer

    Provides professional advice and support on strategic policy and legislation issues including, but not limited to undertaking research, liaising with stakeholders, drafting briefs, submissions and correspondence and representing agency views in external forums.

  • AO8 - Communications Manager

    Responsible for the delivery of strategic high-level management and communication and engagement services for QFES including, but not limited to paid public advertising campaigns, executive communications targeting internal and external audiences, general communications products for the paid and volunteer workforce and communications advice.

  • AO8 - Departmental Liaison Officer

    This role is the primary point of contact between the Office of the Minister for Police, Fire and Emergency Services and QFES. This role is specifically responsible for the exchange and management of all informaiton and advice between the Minister's Office and QFES.

  • AO8 - Cabinet Legislation and Liaison Officer

    Responsible for the management of the department's Cabinet business and legislative program and for providing advice on Cabinet and Parliamentary processes and procedures.

Fire, rescue & operations

  • Firefighter

    Improve the safety and emergency preparedness of the community by contributing to fire prevention and community education activities. Protect and serve the community by responding to fires and other emergencies in a professional and timely manner to minimise loss to life, property and the environment. ...see full job description

  • Fire Communications Officer

    Responsible for emergency call taking, dispatching on-scene communications, coordinating and managing QFES resources. ...see full job description

  • Auxiliary

    As a member of a team, respond to fire and other emergency incidents. Promote community safety and emergency preparedness by contributing to community education activities. Auxiliary Firefighters are employed on a casual basis. They are required to attend frequent training and respond to incidents as required. ...see full job description

  • Rural Fire Area Training Support Officer

    Responsible for initiating, undertaking and evaluating training programs in accordance with the annual training plan for the Rural Fire Service while ensuring Registered Training Organisation (RTO) and department audit requirements are met. This role has mandatory requirements including department specific qualification i.e. QFES Rural Volunteer Learning and Development Framework.

Community & volunteers

  • Rural Volunteer

    The Rural Fire Service needs all types of people, with a wide range of skills to keep brigades running and communities safe. As members of the brigade you train and work together to ultimately protect your family, friends and homes. This is done through a variety of methods fire prevention, community education, hazard reduction burns and fighting fires.

  • State Emergency Service Volunteer

    Supporting you community as a SES member, you will be involved in preparing for, and responding to, many different types of disasters and emergencies.

  • AO5 - Community Engagement officer

    Provides expert community engagement advice, support and vision across all QFES services by developing, supporting and where relevant, coordinating QFES and stakeholder engagement strategies and activities across the regions. This role may be required to work out of hours and participate in an on call roster. This role may also have some prerequiste requirements.

  • AO6 - Area Coordinator/ EM coordinator

    Support the development and implementation of the SES operational service delivery plan and provide strategic advice on SES response planning arrangements and programs.

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