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LSV is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation with a mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities. We strive to provide all Victorians with water safety, swimming, resuscitation, and safe beaches, water environments and aquatic venues.  We achieve this by working with our members, communities, educational institutions, governments, and other organisations in the provision of best practice education, training, surveillance and rescue and risk management services.

 Project Coordinator

Exciting opportunity for a highly motivated, talented Facilities and/or construction professional to join Life Saving Victoria in this newly created role as the Project Coordinator – Lifesaving Facilities Improvement Project

This newly created role will be responsible for coordinating, monitoring, and reporting on the condition audit of lifesaving club facilities, and the implementation of a state-wide urgent facility maintenance project based on the identified priorities.

The roles primary mission is to ensure the successful delivery of Lifesaving Facilities Improvement Project.  This will include reporting and administrative support of Lifesaving Club redevelopment projects to the Facilities Development Committee, including liaison with lifesaving clubs, state government departments, local government and land managers.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Project Coordinator will be focused on working with the Clubs and Stakeholders through the planning, delivery and review of projects identified under Lifesaving Facilities Improvement Project, across the state. You will have good experience in negotiation, stakeholder management with strong presentation skills.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a person with previous experience in Construction, Facilities Maintenance and/or Property Development.  You will have extensive experience in end-to-end project management and contracts management. With strong knowledge of project control and phasing of facility maintenance and or redevelopment  activities.

Specific requirements:   You will be tertiary qualifications and/or equivalent relevant experience in the areas of Architecture, Engineering, Construction Management and/or project management.  You will have demonstrated experience collaborating and working with a diverse client and stakeholder base including community, volunteers, local government and land managers. You will have excellent communication skills, with continuous improvement focus.  You will have strong process management skills, with the ability to operate in a high pressure environment essential. Knowledge of Life Saving Victoria or a background in lifesaving is preferred.

Personal attributes: you will have a passion for customer service excellence and ability to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be flexible, calm and be able to co-ordinate on the run to get the best outcomes for your clients and your team.  You will be detail orientated and able to work to deadlines, with strong planning and project management skills.  You will be a good collaborator with excellent negotiation skills and a willingness to work with others to achieve favourable outcomes.

Communication skills:  excellent communication, including well-developed written and oral skills. You will have the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders including employee, clients and industry.

Project management: Proven project management and planning skills with a demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and performance targets. Should be able to demonstrate a sound knowledge of time management and the ability to work effectively under pressure.

Commercially Astute: Should have excellent analytical skills with the ability to evaluate opportunities and provide recommendations. Will have proven business planning and  budget management experience.

Flexible: You will have a flexible, can do attitude. You will need to be available on-call including weekends over the summer period and be able to co-ordinate on the run between internal and external stakeholders. Some regional  travel will be required.

We seek a team player, with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a passion for leading a team to deliver customer service excellence.

Previous experience in volunteer organisation or emergency services would be advantageous. Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and prioritise essential. You will need to be available some weekends and regional will be required

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a positive work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port

LSV Position Description – Project Coordinator – Facilities

For further information please contact Andrew Foran on 9676 6910 or andrew.foran@lsv.com.au

Applications close 20th August 2017.

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you addresses the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: recruitment@lsv.com.au

Training Officer

Closing Date Extended

LSV is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering Training and Assessment to our Volunteer Lifesavers through our large Volunteer Network.

Reporting to the Training Manager, this is a unique opportunity for a trainer to do what they love in and inspiring and diverse environment, working in our Volunteer Training space.

The Training Officers will support,development and maintenance of LSV organisational Training standards and policies within Lifesaving Clubs across Victoria through the provision of training delivery, support, monitoring and mentoring.

The primary focus of the role is delivery of content and to support through ensuring RTO compliance processes are maintained and to support Area Training and Assessment Officers in developing clubs capacities to achieve self-sufficiency and sustainability.

Providing support to these key stakeholders through collaboration, development of resources, support of compliance tasks and the delivery of program, forums and workshops.  To further build capacity at grass roots and state level and to identify opportunities to simplify processes and innovate.

We seek a training professional with exceptional presentation skills, enthusiasm and passion for volunteerism and education.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a training professional with great presentation skills and demonstrated experience in a similar role training role.  You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion to educate and develop.   You will be a team player with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a passion for customer service excellence.

Specific requirements: must have Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (TAE50111) or Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) and the ability to maintain current relevant qualifications and professional development evidence in line with ASQA / VET requirements and LSV structures.  You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to operate in a high pressure environment.   You will have a Learning and Development background, with a track record of innovation and continuous improvement.

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be flexible, be able to co-ordinate on the run to get the best outcomes for your volunteers.  You will be detail orientated and able to work to deadlines.

Communication skills:  Sound communication, including well-developed written and oral skills. You will have the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate success in delivering training and assessment, preferably with short courses and a track record of maintaining accurate and timely records.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a positive work environment, variety, work/life balance, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

This is a full-time, 12-month fixed term role, with expectation for ongoin employent

LSV Position Description – Volunteer Training Officer V4.0

For further information please contact Dean Hemburrow on 9676 6933 or dean.hemburrow@lsv.com.au

Applications close 13th August 2017

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to: recruitment@lsv.com.au

 

EDUCATION SUMMER POSITIONS NOW OPEN

Fantastic opportunity to join the LSV team for the Summer and make a difference teaching the Victorian community about water safety!

APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR;

  • Open Water Learning Experience – Instructors;
  • Open Water Learning Experience – Team Leaders; and
  • Sink or Swim – Meet a Lifeguard – Instructors

Opportunities exist for energetic and passionate individuals to educate participants in LSV’s key water safety program.

You will supervise and instruct participants (ranging from the ages of 6 to 18) for Life Saving Victoria’s (LSV) community and school based education programs, ensuring an understanding of key messages are delivered in an enthusiastic, professional and safe manner.

Programs are delivered across metro Melbourne (Sorrento – Geelong) beaches, pools, classrooms and inland waterways, with some flexibility for instructors to work preferred venues, shift times and days to fit in with other commitments (work, study, club duties, family, etc.).

Shifts are available predominantly during school hours from the beginning of November to December & February to late March. Weekend and regional work is also available as well as further opportunities throughout the year.

Positions Descriptions

Education Program Team Leader

Education Program Instructor

For more information contact Jessica Acocks via email: jessica.acocks@lsv.com.au; or Phone: (03) 9676 6986

APPLY NOW!

Applications close 5.00pm Friday 18 August, 2017.

 

SEASONAL LIFEGUARD POSITIONS NOW OPEN

Applications are now open for those who wish to be considered for employment as a Life Saving Victoria (LSV) paid lifeguard for the 2017/2018 season.

Positions exist for beach lifeguards, event lifeguards, as well as specialist roles for LSVComms Operators, RWC lifeguards and lifeguards at Rowing Victoria events.

Positions available:

  • Beach Lifeguard
  • RWC Lifeguard
  • Chief Lifeguard
  • LSVComms Operator
  • Event Lifeguard

The main employment period is from 26 December 2017 through to 26 January 2018 with extended periods at Woolamai, Portsea, Ocean Grove, Geelong, Torquay, Anglesea and Lorne.

Please refer to Circular 003.07.17 for more information and instructions how to apply.

 

 

Expressions of Interest (EOI):

Casual Trainer / Facilitator – Safeguarding Children and Young People.

New opportunity for a training/development professional to deliver/facilitate a number compliance based training sessions across our organisation employees/volunteers.
 
Working with a diverse range of leaders, employees and volunteers, you will deliver training to enhance awareness, knowledge and skills across the Child Safe Standards.
 
We are seeking the services of engaging trainers/presenters, to deliver a number of sessions across the state.
 
You will be empathetic, open, approachable and personable, with a genuine passion for helping others develop personally and professionally.
 
Certificate IV in Training and Assessment preferable, an understanding of the Child Safe standards and some exposure to Lifesaving and/or sports clubs required.
For further information contact Emma Atkins, 9676 6912 or emma.atkins@lsv.com.au
Submit your EOI to recruitment@lsv.com.au, outlining your experience, skills and availability.

Volunteer Opportunities

LSV has a number of State Council Officer positions now open for nomination from the LSV Membership, further details with regard to terms, nomination process and requirements are available in the relevant Circular below.  Nominations close on Fri 30th June 2017.

Council of Lifesaving Clubs (CLC)

Circular 219:05:17 – Nominations for Council of Lifesaving Clubs Officers

Nominations are called for the following CLC positions;

  • Director
  • CLC Council Chair / Representative
  • CLC Second Council Representative

Aquatic Sports Council

Circular 218:05:17 – Nominations for Aquatic Sports Council Officers

Nominations are called for the following Aquatic Sports Council positions;

  • LSV Director – Aquatic Sports
  • Chief Referee
  • Board & Ski Representative
  • Beach Representative
  • Aquatic Sports Council Representative
  • IRB Competition Coordinator
  • Powercraft, Gear and Water Safety Coordinator

Membership and Leadership (MLD) Council

Circular 220:05:17 – Nominations for Membership and Leadership Council Officers

Nominations are called for the following MLD Council positions;

  • Director
  • Senior Development Programs Coordinator
  • Inclusion and Diversity Coordinator
  • Chair
  • Member Welfare Coordinator
  • Volunteer Learning and Development Coordinator
  • Junior Development Programs Coordinator
  • Female Leadership Network Coordinator
  • Council Representative

Life Saving Operations Council (LSOC)

Circular 221:05:17 – Nominations for Life Saving Operations Officers

Nominations are called for the following LSOC positions;

  • Director – Lifesaving Services
  • Council Chair / Representative
  • Council Representative
  • Lifesaving Operations Officers
    • State Emergency Management Officer
    • State Lifesaving Communications Officer
    • State Powercraft Officer
    • State Service Efficiency and Standards Officer
    • State Gear and Equipment Officer
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Bass
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Bayside
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Geelong
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Gippsland
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Kingston
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Peninsula
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Otway
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Port Phillip
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Surf Coast
    • Lifesaving Operations Officer – Western
    • Two (2) Lifesaving Service Representatives

 

Development Opportunities

FEMALE LEADERSHIP PROGRAM – Business Bootcamp Extension Program Save the date

Life Saving Victoria is pleased to announce that we will be delivering a Business Boot Camp Board Ready Extension Program in 2017.

This program will be aimed at previous Business Boot Camp attendees; as we look to increase their knowledge and understanding of being on a Board and better equipping you to be Board Ready. Participants with a high level of leadership and governance experience also welcome.

Program Dates: Saturday, 2 September 2017 Saturday, 9 & Sunday, 10 September 2017 Further program details to be released in June

Industry Opportunities

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