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Natural Resource Management Crew with Fire Response

Advertiser: Melbourne Water3.9 out of 53.9 overall rating (34 employee reviews) More jobs from this company

Job Information

Job Listing Date
7 Dec 2018
Location
Melbourne
Work Type
Full Time
Classification
Mining, Resources & Energy, Natural Resources & Water
 
Natural Resource Management Crew with Fire Response

Our Organisation

We love water and love life. What we do makes a vital contribution to Melbourne’s famous lifestyle. We achieve this by supplying high quality drinking water, providing outstanding sewerage services, integrating drainage systems, building resilience to flooding and by enhancing our waterway and land for greater community use. It’s a pride we share in helping to make greater Melbourne a fantastic place to live.

You’ll have the opportunity to make a difference and add to our work environment, within a place where you can learn and perform to your fullest potential.

The Role

Our Waterways and Land Delivery Team are now recruiting several Natural Resource Management (NRM) Crew Members with Fire Response in various locations in the North East of Melbourne region. We welcome applications from candidates that can maintain a level of fitness sufficient for fire response and reside permanently within 20 minutes normal driving time of the relevant Work Centers at either Healesville or Warburton.

As a NRM Crew Member with Fire Response you’ll be responsible for the execution of natural resources management, civil maintenance/project works and bushfire response and preparedness activities on Melbourne Water’s Waterways and Land assets. In these hands-on positions you will be a valued member of field crews delivering works to protect our waterways, drains and water supply catchments whilst being supported with ongoing training, mentoring and coaching from dedicated and experienced Leading Hands, Team Leaders, and Supervisors.   

Make an Impact

Become part of a talented and passionate team dedicated to enhancing life and liveability in Melbourne and beyond. Doing truly meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents.

We provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Melbourne Water both professionally and personally rewarding.

Freedom

Melbourne Water is committed to flexible working. We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including Staggered start and finish times, purchased leave, RDO’s, part time work. We understand that Melbourne Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve balance in work and life.

People

Our people are passionate, welcoming and inclusive. We welcome applications from everyone, including people with disability, mature age and young job seekers, members of the LGBTI+ community, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Melbourne Water welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Ability to work proactively as a member of the team, contribute fully to team decision-making and take responsibility for own role in ensuring the safety of all team members and other personnel on site
  • Experience in natural resource management or civil asset maintenance/project works 
  • Problem solving skills, including the ability to deliver the appropriate outcomes
  • Sound interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a wide range of people both within Melbourne Water, external organisations and with the general public
  • Experience or ability to attain general firefighting qualifications
  • Ability to work under pressure and in emergency situations
  • Ability to use initiative and innovation in a range of tasks
  • Victorian Driver’s license or ability to independently travel to work sites

 

Please note the following requirements for the NRM Crew Member with Fire Response:

  • Criminal Records Check
  • Medical Assessment
  • Victorian Driver’s license
  • Task based assessment for Fitness
  • Meet response time for First Attack roster
  • Agree to limit planned annual leave over the fire season

     

For more information, please see the attached Position Description:  Position Description - Crew Member with Fire .pdf [link removed]

How to apply

Click on the "apply" button and complete the online application form.

Closing date: 23rd Dec 2019 at 11:55pm AEST

 
Email: Please click the 'Apply Now' button below.
Melbourne Water is owned by the Victorian Government. We manage Melbourne's water supply catchments, remove and treat most of Melbourne's sewage, and manage rivers, creeks and major drainage systems throughout the Port Phillip and Westernport region.

Our Organisation

We love water and love life. What we do makes a vital contribution to Melbourne’s famous lifestyle. We achieve this by supplying high quality drinking water, providing outstanding sewerage services, integrating drainage systems, building resilience to flooding and by enhancing our waterway and land for greater community use. It’s a pride we share in helping to make greater Melbourne a fantastic place to live.

You’ll have the opportunity to make a difference and add to our work environment, within a place where you can learn and perform to your fullest potential.

The Role

Our Waterways and Land Delivery Team are now recruiting several Natural Resource Management (NRM) Crew Members with Fire Response in various locations in the North East of Melbourne region. We welcome applications from candidates that can maintain a level of fitness sufficient for fire response and reside permanently within 20 minutes normal driving time of the relevant Work Centers at either Healesville or Warburton.

As a NRM Crew Member with Fire Response you’ll be responsible for the execution of natural resources management, civil maintenance/project works and bushfire response and preparedness activities on Melbourne Water’s Waterways and Land assets. In these hands-on positions you will be a valued member of field crews delivering works to protect our waterways, drains and water supply catchments whilst being supported with ongoing training, mentoring and coaching from dedicated and experienced Leading Hands, Team Leaders, and Supervisors.   

Make an Impact

Become part of a talented and passionate team dedicated to enhancing life and liveability in Melbourne and beyond. Doing truly meaningful work in a supportive and inclusive culture that encourages you to make the most of your talents.

We provide a range of employee benefits that will make your experience working at Melbourne Water both professionally and personally rewarding.

Freedom

Melbourne Water is committed to flexible working. We offer a variety of flexible arrangements to suit our employees varied needs and the business, including Staggered start and finish times, purchased leave, RDO’s, part time work. We understand that Melbourne Water and our customers benefit from enabling our employees to achieve balance in work and life.

People

Our people are passionate, welcoming and inclusive. We welcome applications from everyone, including people with disability, mature age and young job seekers, members of the LGBTI+ community, and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

Melbourne Water welcomes and encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

Your Skills and Experience

  • Ability to work proactively as a member of the team, contribute fully to team decision-making and take responsibility for own role in ensuring the safety of all team members and other personnel on site
  • Experience in natural resource management or civil asset maintenance/project works 
  • Problem solving skills, including the ability to deliver the appropriate outcomes
  • Sound interpersonal skills and an ability to communicate clearly and effectively with a wide range of people both within Melbourne Water, external organisations and with the general public
  • Experience or ability to attain general firefighting qualifications
  • Ability to work under pressure and in emergency situations
  • Ability to use initiative and innovation in a range of tasks
  • Victorian Driver’s license or ability to independently travel to work sites

 

Please note the following requirements for the NRM Crew Member with Fire Response:

  • Criminal Records Check
  • Medical Assessment
  • Victorian Driver’s license
  • Task based assessment for Fitness
  • Meet response time for First Attack roster
  • Agree to limit planned annual leave over the fire season

     

For more information, please see the attached Position Description:  Position Description - Crew Member with Fire .pdf [link removed]

How to apply

Click on the "apply" button and complete the online application form.

Closing date: 23rd Dec 2019 at 11:55pm AEST

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