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Notice is hereby given of the AGM of Life Saving Victoria Limited to be held on 12th November 2016

Commencing at 11.00am
Life Saving Victoria
Ian Potter Auditorium
200 The Boulevard Port Melbourne

10 years LSV v2

AGM AGENDA & LSV Revised Constitution: 

PDF Agenda Nov 2016

Revised Constitution V12 – 11 Aug 2016

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FLN Business Bootcamp – Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 August.

Get Board Ready!

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The Life Saving Victoria (LSV) Female Leadership Network (FLN), supported by the Australian Sports Commission through the Women Leaders in Sports program  is pleased to offer females 18 years+, a unique opportunity to attend the Business Boot Camp (Board Ready) program.

The Business Boot Camp program is aimed at current and emerging female leaders within Lifesaving, who are looking to take the next step in their Leadership journey.  This program would ideally suit those members with aspirations to step into club and/or state Director or Executive member positions, with some current committee or officer experience.

Clubs are strongly encouraged to nominate a minimum two applicants to apply for the Business Boot Camp.

Dates:Saturday 27 & Sunday 28 August 2016

Location: Life Saving Victoria

Time: 9:00am for a 9:30am start Sat & Sun (TBC)

Participants: Current females leaders, 18 years +

Meals: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided, with the option of a social dinner on the Saturday evening

Accommodation: LSV is currently working with local providers for discounted member pricing, limited bunkroom availability also available at no charge. Please indicate on application form if either of these options are of interest

BUSINESS BOOTCAMP PROGRAM OUTLINE

The Business Boot Camp program comprises of a 2-day intensive weekend program, with inspiring sessions and insight from leaders within sport, business and the community.

The sessions will include structured skills development sessions, keynote speakers and workshops, accompanied by an ongoing mentor/networking program.

The Program will cover:

Governance: leading constrictive meetings, time efficient agendas, financial management, sound policy making and managment structures
Strategic planning: understanding buiness models, corporate prioities, risk management, goal setting and succession planning
Informed Decision Making: understanding board interactions, building effective management committees and working collaboratively
Leadership and Communication: communication styles, effective communication, conflict management, leadership styles and knowing your leadership and brand management.

Mentor and networking sessions

The Business Boot Camp will include a Speed Networking Sessions, with a number of current and former Board Members, from LSV, business and community participating, providing participants with a unique insight into individual challenges, strengths and leadership journey’s. LSV will further facilitate ongoing mentoring opportunities and networking sessions as part of this program.

PROGRAM COST

Supported by the Australian Sports Commissions’, Women Leaders in Sport Grant Program, the cost for the program is $100 (including GST) per participant for the two days.

LSV will invoice clubs for the cost of the Program; it will be up to each club and participant to agree on how much each party will contribute.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications can be made online by the link below – https://lifesavingvictoria.wufoo.com/forms/xtd0ua1tk5z5z/

A club endorsement should be submitted with the online application.

Applications close Wednesday, 10 August 2016.

Applicants will be notified of their success via email by Monday, 15 August 2016.

Successful applicants will be sent a program pack with further details and a leadership self-audit to complete prior to the commencement of the program.

 

About the LSV Female Leadership Network

In June 2013 Life Saving Victoria launched the Female Leadership Network (FLN), with a mission to bring females from all facets of the organisation, together to inspire and be inspired, to encourage cultural change through positive leadership, creation of positive female role models and provide females to opportunity to develop, network and share. The network is open to all females over 18, including both staff and volunteer members. Three years in, the network now has over 202 active members representing 53 lifesaving clubs, with members ranging from aged 18 through to 75 years in a range of roles within Lifesaving.

The FLN continues to grow and provide opportunities to share, network and be inspired by likeminded females, through keynote sessions, member training, professional development opportunities, networking and skills development workshops, state and international scholarships, as well as an ongoing active online presence.

For further details about the FLN: http://lsv.com.au/clubs-members/leadership/female-leadership-network/

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New employment, volunteer and development opportunities, check out our Career page for more information

LSV has a number of new employment, volunteer and development opportunities;

Volunteer Support Officer  – Team Leader  an opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic individual to join Life Saving Victoria as a Volunteer Support Officer – Team Leader.  You will lead a small team working with our 57 Life Saving Clubs across the state, supporting more than 31,000 volunteer members, servicing the Victorian community. You will be responsible for ensuring you and your team build and maintain mutually beneficial and cooperative relationships of support between clubs, state, district and regional officers and the state centre.

Applications close 3rd July 2016

Advanced Lifesaving Camp Leaders – Life Saving Victoria is now inviting applications for employment for roles at the 2016 Advanced Lifesaving Camp. Vacancies exist for Camp Leaders with varied specialist skills. We are seeking experienced lifeguards and lifesaving members in leadership roles, with training and assessment qualifications. Applicants must have a desire to support future leaders wishing to take the next step in lifesaving and strive for their Gold Medallion.

Applications close 26th June 2016

LSV Company Secretary (Volunteer position) – LSV is seeking a volunteer Company Secretary to assist the Board of Directors and Management in this key governance role. The role encompasses the uite of Company Secretarial functions, including supporting the Board Governance Committee.

Applications close 31st July 2016

Advanced Lifesaving Camp Expressions of Interest (Development Opportunity) – Life Saving Victoria is now inviting Expressions of Interest from members who wish to attend the 2016 Advanced Lifesaving Camp.  Our goal for the Advanced Lifesaving Camp is to enhance the training and development of Gold Medallion Lifesavers and Lifeguard recruits, with a strong focus on high performance and practical learning. Those wishing to gain first time employment as a seasonal lifeguard and/or event lifeguard for the 2016/2017 lifeguard period are strongly encouraged to attend the camp and attain the necessary advanced training and qualifications.

Expressions of Interest close 3rd July 2016

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Club Circulars are released each Wednesday and contain essential information and announcements for clubs and members from Life Saving Victoria (LSV). LSV encourages all members in club leadership positions to sign up to receive Circulars and share relevant information within their club.


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In late September 52 lifesavers from across the state gathered.
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Advanced lifesaving camp is developing the next generation of high quality lifesavers, arming them with the skills, experience and knowledge to take to their clubs, careers and personal lives.

Run over five days in September, the camp challenges lifesavers to improve their skills and knowledge to a gold medallion standard. The program utilises a both the class room and a number of unique beaches giving lifesavers and potential lifeguards exposure to new and exciting locations, putting their skills to the test.

The program is run by a team of experienced lifesavers and lifeguards, including state and national lifesavers and lifeguards of the year. As well as guest presenters from medical expertise and other emergency services.

The week is not one to be missed!

* NEW OPPORTUNITIES *

Current Vacancies

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.

Manager – Lifeguard Services

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic person to join Life Saving Victoria in this newly created role as the Manager – Lifeguard Services.

Life Saving Victoria 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.

The role is responsible for overseeing the operation and delivery of existing services and the establishments of new paid lifeguard services, including resource management, client contact and reporting across the breadth of all lifesaving service operations.

The roles primary mission is to ensure the growth, management and efficiency of paid lifeguard services along the Victorian coast line, inland waterways and events through delivery of quality services and client management.

The role oversees the management of resources, gear and equipment within LSV’s lifesaving operations warehouse, including the coordination and readiness of gear and equipment at this location for Aquatic Sport and Lifesaving Services.

Reporting to the General Manager, the Manager – Lifeguard Services will be focused on the planning, delivery, review and continuous improvement of the Lifeguard services across the state.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a person with previous Lifeguarding, search and rescue services and/or emergency service management/team leading experiences.  You will have some understanding of incident management, surveillance and search and rescue management, with demonstrated people management skills and experience overseeing a large pool of staff.  You will have some experience in business development and/or strong presentation skills.

Specific requirements:   you will have some demonstrated experience collaborating and working with a diverse client and stakeholder base including community, volunteer membership, local government and land managers, commercial clients and other emergency services.  You will have excellent communication skills, with continuous improvement focus and experience developing staff.  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. Must currently hold or willing and able to obtain a Bronze Medallion.

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.

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. Tertiary Qualifications or working towards in relevant discipline highly regarded. Ability to multi-task, work under pressure and prioritise essential. You will need to be available some weekends and some regional and interstate travel 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 Melbourne.

LSV Position Description – Manager Lifeguard Services V4

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

Applications close 12th Jun 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 – Volunteer Training

An exciting opportunity exists for 2 highly motivated and energetic individuals to join Life Saving Victoria Volunteer Training Team.

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 Volunteer Training Manager, the Training Officers support the 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 new Training Officer’s primary role will focus on 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 exceptional presentation skills and demonstrated administrative experience in a similar 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 Vocation 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 in the suite of 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.

These are 2  full-time, 12-month fixed term roles.

LSV Position Description – Volunteer Training Officer V4.0

For further information please contact Dean Hemburrow on 9676 6950 or dean.hemburrow@lsv.com.au

Applications close 12th June 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

 

Senior Accountant

Exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and experience Senior Accountant! Great location! Fun and hard-working team! Apply now!

A great opportunity exists for a highly motivated, experience Senior Accountant to join Life Saving Victoria on a full time basis.

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation and is committed to its mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities.

The Port Melbourne State Centre is home to 55 fulltime staff, a Function Centre, Training facility and key infrastructure that supports the delivery of our Lifesaving, Training and Education Service and supports over 400 seasonal staff, licensees, Volunteer Members and Life Saving Clubs.

Reporting to the General Manager – Finance you will perform a wide range of financial and management accounting duties, working across the wide range of services LSV provides to the community. Specific responsibilities will include

  • Production of monthly financial reports including detailed exception analysis with associated detailed general ledger reconciliations
  • Review and
  • Ensuring compliance with ATO and statutory requirements including preparation and submission of IAS,BAS and FBT
  • Assisting with the development, testing and maintenance of improvements to all finance management related systems
  • Assist with annual budget preparation including calculation and distribution of organisational overheads
  • Provide support and advice to all LSV departments relating to budget, forecast and general accounts issues
  • Day to day review and assistance with all finance processes including accounts receivable, accounts payable, payroll and cash management

You must be CA or CPA qualified, or currently undertaking and close to completion, you are an accomplished accountant with experience gained within the not-for-profit or small business sector with exposure to all levels of the accounting function. Of critical importance will be your hands on experience gained within a similar role, coupled with your positive, pro-active attitude and attention to detail.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a process driven individual with a strong background in all levels of the accounting function.  You will have a proven track record in similar role, with outstanding technical skills and a stong attention to detail.  You will be a team player with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to ‘roll up your sleeves’ when needed. You will be able to demonstrated financial management and planning skills, with the ability to meet deadlines and performance targets

Specific requirements: must have excellent knowledge of accounting principles, exposure and hands on experience in all levels of the finance function with knowledge of statutory requirements.  You will have an analytical approach to problems solving and have strong reporting skills.  You will be tertiary qualifies and have or working towards your CA or CPA.  You will possess strong time management skills, with the ability to deliver under pressure.

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’.  Must be willing to adopt the values of Life Saving Victoria and its national bodies.

Communication skills:  must have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders including sponsors, government agencies, national bodies, media agencies and volunteers.

Flexible: can do attitude, open and flexible, available after-hours and some weekends over the summer period and be able to co-ordinate on the run between internal and external stakeholders.

You will have exemplary interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively consult and work with a range of stakeholders to achieve beneficial outcomes. Experience in the development and delivery of new initiatives, systems and processes desirable and a good understanding of technology is essential.

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

LSV Position Description – Senior Accountant May 2017 V4

For further information please contact General Manager –Financial Services on 9676 6972 or penny.callaghan@lsv.com.au

Applications close 12th June 2017

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

 

Payroll Officer

A great opportunity exists for a highly motivated, experience Payroll Officer to join Life Saving Victoria on Part-time basis.

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation and is committed to its mission to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities.

The Port Melbourne State Centre is home to 55 fulltime staff, a Function Centre, Training facility and key infrastructure that supports the delivery of our Lifesaving, Training and Education Service and supports over 400 seasonal staff, licensees, Volunteer Members and Life Saving Clubs.

Reporting to the General Manager – Finance Services, this newly created role requires an astute, experienced and organised Payroll Officer, who can take on the role and run with it.  The Payroll Officer will be responsible for the delivery of end to end management of the various levels of payroll as well as providing some clerical assistance and Human Resources administration to the Human Resource Department.

We are seeking an energetic, self-starter, who is innovative and process orientated to oversee the delivery of the day to day payroll and accounts administration.  With monthly, fortnightly and weekly payroll administration, this is a busy, multi-task oriented role delivering time critical services to the whole of business.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a process driven individual with a strong background in payroll and administration.  You will have proven payroll reporting experience, with excellent excel, payroll database and processing skills.  Previous experience in payroll support and accounts administration roles essential.  You will be a team player with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a willingness to ‘roll up your sleeves’ when needed.

Specific requirements: must have excellent knowledge of payroll administration including but not limited to PAYG, superannuation, FBT and worker compensation.  You will have exposure to high volume payroll processing and experience in Not for Profit organisation preferable.  . You must have the ability to operate in a high pressure environment and be a proactive problem solver, to analyse issues from different perspectives and propose workable solutions.

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will possess strong interpersonal and communication skill with the ability to adapt to the needs of the team. You will be detailed orientated, with demonstrated success in working to deadlines.

 Communication skills:  Excellent communication skills, with the ability to liaise and communicate a variety of stakeholders.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate success in delivering accurate and timely payroll and accounts administration support. Some experience in the development and delivery of new initiatives, systems and processes desirable, good understanding of technology.

You will have exemplary interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively consult and work with a range of stakeholders to achieve beneficial outcomes.

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

LSV Position Description – Payroll Officer V4.0

 

For further information please contact General Manager –Financial Services on 9676 6972 or penny.callaghan@lsv.com.au

Applications close 12th June 2017

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

RTO Compliance Officer

An exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic individual to join Life Saving Victoria RTO Quality Assurance Team as the RTO Compliance Officer.

Life Saving Victoria 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.

LSV is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering Training and Assessment to a wide range of client groups located across regional and metropolitan areas, both to Public and Commercial Clients and to our Volunteer Lifesavers.

LSV delivers a selection of short courses focusing predominantly on first aid, emergency response and water safety across the state both in metro Melbourne and regionally. Included in the courses currently offered by LSV is both accredited and non-accredited training.

Reporting the Coordinator RTO Quality Assurance , we seek a professional administrator to support the compliance function of Life Saving Victoria’s RTO.   This role will be responsible for administrating and supporting the compliance activities including auditing, validation and the provision of advice to ensure Life Saving Victoria proactively meets National RTO standards and guidelines.

This key functions of the role include:

  • Administration, Maintenance & Support – provide efficient administration support, maintaining the Registered Training Organisation’s (RTO) Quality Management System and all associated aspects. Coordinate and maintain electronic data with current training resources for Trainers and Assessors to access.
  • Standards – support the monitoring and continuous improvement of processes and resources to ensure compliance with VET Quality Framework across all of its operations and training/assessment activities, including those undertaken by other people or bodies on its behalf.
  • Resource Development – support development and maintenance of training resources and assessment tools in-line with RTO standards and industry requirements.
  • Resource Review – facilitate the periodical review and validation of training resources and assessment tools to ensure compliance and continuous improvement.
  • Audits – Participate in audit activities, including support of periodical internal and external audits.
  • Guidance – assist the Coordinator to provide compliance advice and guidance to Trainers, Assessors, LSV members and whole organisation. Proactively advise on updates and changes to standards and identify opportunities to meet and exceed standards. Support the training and professional development of relevant staff, trainers and volunteer training.
  • Relationship Management – proactively communicate with stakeholder groups including LSV staff and commercial and volunteer trainers.

 

We seek a proactive thinker, who enjoys working in a team environment. You will possess excellent customer service and communication skills, with a flexible, “can do” attitude. You will need to be available some weekends. Regional travel may be required.

The role would ideally suit someone in a current compliance role in an RTO or an experienced trainer/assessor with validation and development skills.

The successful applicant will have a minimum of TAE40110/TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment with a demonstrated knowledge of the VET Quality Framework, its principles and systems.
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.

LSV Position Description – Compliance Officer 2017 V2.0

For further information please contact Brian O’Mahony on 9676 6918 or  brian.o’mahony@lsv.com.au

Applications close Wednesday 7th June 2017.

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

 

Training Positions

LSV is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering training and assessment to a wide range of client groups located across regional and metropolitan areas.

LSV deliver a selection of short courses focusing predominantly on first aid, emergency response and water safety across the state both in metro Melbourne and regionally. Included in the courses currently offered by LSV is both accredited and non-accredited training.

LSV is also the peak body for water safety in Victoria and provide information, advice, guidance and services in risk management and water safety across the various aquatic environments. The services are guided by research and the State’s drowning statistics and are aimed towards contributing to the organisational mission. Amongst these services are safety assessments, mystery visits, communication and education campaigns and industry consultation.

During this growth period for the Training Team we are seeking the services of motivated, energetic and professional staff to provide excellent customer service to our clients and to the team.

Training Coordinator (Scheduling)

Reporting to the Training Manager, the Training Coordinator (Scheduling) will oversee the critical task of planning and resourcing LSV’s Public Training courses. The role is focused on the sales, planning, and continuous improvement of accredited and non-accredited water safety and first aid training services.  Ensuring the highest standard of structured service delivery, adherence to RTO standards and Industry requirements, strategic growth and stakeholder engagement and support.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit an administration professional with strong organisation skills, leadership and demonstrated experience in a similar role.  You will have strong people skills and experience planning, rostering and supporting a large pool of staff.

You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion for education and people development.    You will be a team player, with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a passion for supporting a team to deliver customer service excellence.

Specific requirements: you will have demonstrated experience in vocational education and training, with Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40110) desirable.   You will have strong organisations skills with the ability to anticipate and troubleshoot.  You will have excellent communication skills, and eye for detail and the ability to execute deliverables in a timely an accurate manner.  With continuous improvement focus, you will have strong process management skills, with the ability to operate in a high pressure environment.

Personal attributes: you will have a passion for excellent customer service and ability 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 clients and your team.  You will enjoy working in a team environment and meeting and exceeding team goals. You will be detail orientated and able to work to deadlines.

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.

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.

LSV Position Description – Training Coordinator (Scheduling) V2.0

For further information please contact Emma Atkins on 9676 6912 or emma.atkins@lsv.com.au

Applications close Sunday 4th June 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

 

Scheduling Officer

Reporting to the he Training Coordinator (Scheduling), you will support and administer the critical task of planning and resourcing LSV’s Public Training courses.

The role is focused delivering high quality administration and customer service, providing support to the sales, planning, and continuous improvement of accredited and non-accredited water safety and first aid training services.

Ensuring the highest standard of structured service delivery, adherence to RTO standards and Industry requirements, strategic growth and stakeholder engagement and support.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit an administration professional, with high energy and motivation to deliver consistent, high quality outcomes. You will have good people skills and some previous experience planning, rostering and supporting a large pool of staff.

You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion for education and people development.    You will be a team player, with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and a passion for supporting a team to deliver customer service excellence.

Specific requirements: you will have demonstrated experience in vocational education and training.   You will have strong organisations skills with the ability to anticipate and troubleshoot.  You will have excellent communication skills with the ability to operate in a high pressure environment.

Personal attributes: you will have a passion for excellent customer service and ability to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be flexible with the ability to multi-taks.  You will enjoy working in a team environment and meeting and exceeding team goals. You will be detail orientated and able to work to deadlines.

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.

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.

LSV Position Description – Scheduling Officer V2.0

For further information please contact Emma Atkins on 9676 6912 or emma.atkins@lsv.com.au

Applications close Sunday 4th June 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

CAMP LEADERS – 2017 Advanced Lifesaving Camp

Life Saving Victoria (LSV) is now inviting applications for employment for roles at the 2017 Advanced Lifesaving Camp.

Vacancies exist for Camp Leaders with varied specialist skills. We are seeking experienced lifeguards and lifesaving members in leadership roles, with training and assessment qualifications.

Applicants must have a desire to support future leaders wishing to take the next step in lifesaving and strive for their Gold Medallion. 2017 Advanced Lifesaving Camp

DATES: Monday, 25 September 2017 to Friday, 29 September 2017

LOCATION: Angahook Holiday Camp, Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231

Our goal for the Advanced Lifesaving Camp is to enhance the training and development of Gold Medallion Lifesavers and Lifeguard Recruits, with a strong focus on high performance, leadership and practical learning.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: We seek applicants who are current lifesaving leaders, with experience leading and training large groups, with a range of ages and experience. You will possess a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude, with a willingness to ‘roll up your sleeves’ as required.

Specific requirements: Must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to work as part of a team. Highly desirable experience in the Lifeguard service and/or specialist training skills, strong lifesaving skills and have a track record of excellence and leading by example. You must possess relevant training and/or facilitation awards. You must have a current Employment – Working with Children Check.

Personal attributes: Demonstrate the ability to lead teams and follow instruction, to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happens’. Should be able to deal with high pressure and able to demonstrate a passion for the lifesaving service. Must have an understanding and willingness to adopt the values of the Australian Lifeguard Service.

Flexible: You will have a flexible, can do attitude. You will be able to co-ordinate on the run between activities. You will need to be available for some planning sessions and for the entire camp period.

To apply for the Camp Leader Positions, please write a brief application, addressing the key criteria and detailing your relevant training, assessment and lifesaving history, including a list your qualifications as confirmed on Lifesaving Online.

The application form will also provide an opportunity for those applying to make suggestions of program activities that would benefit the development of the candidates.

To make an application, please follow the link and submit your application by the closing date of Sunday, 25 June 2017  https://lifesavingvictoria.wufoo.eu/forms/kotz97r1pktfhd/

All applicants will be notified of the outcome via email.

 

HEAD COACH POSITIONS

Are you passionate about Lifesaving Sports? Do you have the drive and desire to guide development of our next generation athletes?

An exciting opportunity exists for highly motivated and experienced individuals to assist in developing the next generation of Life Saving Victoria Athlete’s through the LSV High Performance Squads.

The key responsibilities of these Coaches is to deliver Life Saving Victoria’s High Performance Athlete Development Programs through high level coaching, administration and athlete support over 6 training sessions from August – November 2017.

We seek the services of:

1 x Beach High Performance Program Coach

2 x Ocean High Performance Program Coach’s

We are seeking a coach who can continue to grow our athlete development and high performance success through;

  • consistent and sustainable success for Victorian athletes and teams at the highest level
  • high quality coaching
  • the creation of a high quality learning environment and culture that athletes aspire to be a part of

To succeed in this role you will have lifesaving coaching skills and experiences relevant to developing athletes. Excellent communication skills are essential, as is the ability to develop successful relationships with external stakeholders, clubs and athletes.

This is an exciting and energetic environment, if you are someone with a passion for lifesaving and delivering excellent outcomes, then this is definitely the next role for you. W

e seek motivated, proactive thinkers, with strong leadership qualities who enjoy working in a team environment. The successful applicant will have sound knowledge of Life Saving Victoria, with demonstrated willingness to embrace and uphold Life Saving Victoria core values, strong team leadership, athlete development and communication skills, and a flexible, “can do” attitude.

A high level experience and performance as an athlete and/or a proven coaching record at a high level in lifesaving sport is essential with Level 1 SLSA Coaching Qualification (or working towards completing this award). Current Victorian Driver’s License and a Working with Children Check (employee) or the ability to obtain one is essential. An understanding of the Victorian Child Safe Standards is desirable.

You will need to be available for regular weekends and regional travel will be required. The role will be a Contractor role with an expectation of the delivery of 6 training sessions from August to November 2017.

For further information please contact Luke Gavin on 9676 6957 or luke.gavin@lsv.com.au.

Position descriptions can be found:

LSV Position Description – Head Coach Ocean V1.0

LSV Position Description – Head Coach Beach V1.0

Applications close Friday, 2 June 2017.

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

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Development Opportunities

Advanced Lifesaving Camp

Life Saving Victoria (LSV) is now inviting Expressions of Interest from members who wish to attend the 2017 Advanced Lifesaving Camp to be held from Monday, 25 September 2017 to Friday, 29 September 2017.

Our goal for the Advanced Lifesaving Camp is to enhance the training and development of Gold Medallion Lifesavers and Lifeguard recruits, with a strong focus on high performance and practical learning.
Those wishing to gain first time employment as a seasonal lifeguard and/or event lifeguard for the 2017/2018 lifeguard period are strongly encouraged to attend the camp and attain the necessary advanced training and qualifications.

DATES: Monday, 25 September 2017 to Friday, 29 September 2017
LOCATION: Angahook Holiday Camp, Aireys Inlet, Victoria 3231
COST: $405 (inc GST) per participant, includes all meals, accommodation and course fees
PRE-REQUISITES:  Minimum age is 17 years at Monday, 25 September 2017
Proficient in the following;

  • Bronze Medallion (Cert II in Public Safety)
  • Apply (Senior) First Aid / First Aid
  • Advanced Resuscitation Technique Certificate / Advanced Resuscitation Techniques (AID)
  • Spinal Management Award
  • An 800m swim time of 14 minutes or less is required to achieve the Gold Medallion, and whilst highly desirable, a time greater than this does not preclude you from participating in the program. Participants are encouraged to train towards this goal prior, and an opportunity to complete the swim will be provided during the camp

To express interest, please follow the link to the Expression of Interest Form and provide details by the closing date of Sunday, 2 July 2017: https://lifesavingvictoria.wufoo.eu/forms/kog9840dhnn60/

LSV will work with clubs to provide opportunities to gain any prerequisite awards required prior to camp. Candidates will not be able to attend the camp unless they are proficient in the pre-requisite awards and have reached the minimum age.

An information pack will be sent out regarding the Advanced Lifesaving Camp details and prerequisite award opportunities following receipt of the Expression of Interest.

For any queries regarding the Advanced Lifesaving Camp, please contact the Lifesaving Operations Department on 9676 6930

 

FEMALE LEADERSHIP NETWORK – Ground Breakers Session

We are pleased to announce a fantastic line up for members/guests to attend Session 20 of the Female Leadership Network – Ground Breakers!  We would greatly appreciate if you could promote and encourage youth members (aged 15 years +) and female members  18+, to attend this inspiring development and networking opportunity.

We are all aware of the great success of the inaugural AFLW competition; so why not hear from one of the pioneers of the women’s football, Chyloe Kurdas.  Joining Chyloe will be Fairhaven SLSC patrolling member, Isabel Huntington; who is an elite junior female player and is tipped to do big things in the National Draft!  The AFLW has captured the hearts of many and made ground breaking steps forward for females and whilst promoting new opportunities at grass roots level.

SESSION DETAILS

The 20th session of the Life Saving Victoria’s Female Leadership Network – Ground Breakers, will feature key presenter and, expert commentator Chyloe Kurdas; who will share her journey through AFLW – Women’s Australian Football League and her instrumental role in the transfer of women’s football from an amateur to professional league.

Joining Chyloe will be Fairhaven SLSC member Isabel Huntington, who will provide a personal insight into her challenges of playing football and future aspirations to play in the AFLW.

Held at St Kilda Life Saving Club and open to Members, Staff and guests 15 years +, the session will explore the power of persistence, resilience, leadership, overcoming adversity and what is required to make something that you are passionate about become a reality.

Date:                     Thursday 1 June

Time:                     7:00pm arrival for 7:30pm – 9.00pm session

Location:              St. Kilda Life Saving Club

Key Note Speakers: 

Chyloe Kurdas – Is a former All Australian and Victorian representative, and VWFL Premiership captain with Melbourne University, she spent a decade with AFL Victoria building their community and high performance programs in anticipation of the AFLW competition. She is now an expert commentator and writer with Fox Footy, SEN and ESPN. Chyloe credits being one of the first women to play football on the MCG as one of best days of her life.

Isabel Huntington – (Izzy) Is an active member of Fairhaven SLSC, having joined the club in 2008 at nine years of Age. After completing Nippers, Izzy has gone on to complete multiple awards; Surf Rescue Certificate; Bronze Medallion, First Aid, Advanced Resuscitation Techniques and Spinal Management. A very active member of the club, she currently assists as a Bronze Medallion Instructor and is part of the Fairhaven SLSC competition team.

Away from lifesaving Izzy is an extremely promising youth footballer, having been a three times U18 Youth Girls Vic Metro Representative and three times U18 Youth Girls All Australian. She is currently an U18 AFLW National Academy Member, working towards the exciting opportunity of being drafted to a club for the 2018 AFLW season.  Whilst completing year 12, Izzy is a leader in her school community, having being given the privilege of School Captain for St Michael’s Grammar School.

Session Registration:

Session cost is $20 for LSV FLN members and $25 for guests and non-FLN members.

Refreshments will be provided upon arrival.

Please select the following link to register – https://www.trybooking.com/274221

If you wish to support your members to attend, please email Nicholas Foon for a registration code – Nicholas.Foon@lsv.com.au

Registrations close Sunday 28 May 2017.

 

FEMALE LEADERSHIP NETWORK – Business Boot Camp (Board Ready)

The Life Saving Victoria (LSV) Female Leadership Network (FLN), supported by the Australian Sports Commission through the Women Leaders in Sports program is pleased to offer females 18 years+, a unique opportunity to attend the Business Boot Camp (Board Ready) program.

The Business Boot Camp program is aimed at current and emerging female leaders within Lifesaving, who are looking to take the next step in their Leadership journey. This program would ideally suit those members with aspirations to step into club and/or state Director or Executive member positions, with some current committee or officer experience.

Clubs are strongly encouraged to nominate at least one applicant to apply for the Business Boot Camp.

Dates: Saturday, 1 July & Saturday, 5 August 2017

Location: Life Saving Victoria 200 The Boulevard, Port Melbourne 3207

Time: 9:00am for a 9:15am start Sat & Sun (TBC)

Participants: Current females leaders, 18 years + Meals: Morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea will be provided

BUSINESS BOOTCAMP PROGRAM OUTLINE

The Business Boot Camp program comprises of a 2-day intensive program, with inspiring sessions and insight from leaders within sport, business and the community. The sessions will include structured skills development sessions, keynote speakers and workshops, accompanied by an ongoing networking program.

The Program will cover:

  • Governance: leading constructive meetings, time efficient agendas, financial management, sound policy making and management structures
  • Informed Decision Making: understanding board interactions, building effective management committees and working collaboratively
  • Leadership and Communication – communication styles, effective communication, conflict management, leadership styles and knowing your leadership and brand management.
  • Mentor and networking sessions

The Business Boot Camp will include a Networking Lunch, with a number of current and former Board Members, from LSV, business and community participating, providing participants with a unique insight into individual challenges, strengths and leadership journey’s. LSV will further facilitate ongoing mentoring opportunities and networking sessions as part of this program. PROGRAM COST Supported by the Australian Sports Commissions’, Women Leaders in Sport Grant Program, the cost for the program is $100 (including GST) per participant for the two days. LSV will invoice clubs for the cost of the Program; it will be up to each club and participant to agree on how much each party will contribute.

APPLICATION PROCESS

Applications can be made online by the link below – https://lifesavingvictoria.wufoo.eu/forms/lsv-fln-business-boot-camp-application-2017/

A club endorsement should be submitted with the online application. Applications close Wednesday, 21 June 2017.

Successful applicants will be sent a program pack with further details and a leadership self-audit to complete prior to the commencement of the program.

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

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Pool Competition Resources

A detailed summary of drowning incidents in Victoria is produced each year. These reports provide information and statistics about the people who drowned in Victorian waterways each year and the activities they were undertaking at the time.

LSV Drowning Reports include unintentional drowning incidents only. They do not include deaths due to natural causes, suicide, or homicide. Information for the reports has been collected from the State Coroner’s Office of Victoria and the National Coroner’s Information System (NCIS).

Life Saving Victoria, as a core member of the state’s emergency services, provides emergency response services across the state through is vast network of Lifesaving Club, Lifeguard, Marine and Aerial rescue services.

As a member of Emergency Management Victoria, LSV supports all phases of Emergency Management in Victoria, and assists other Emergency Services using its broad, yet unique skillset and large member base wherever possible.

Since the early 1900s Life Saving Clubs have been an integral part of Australia’s coastal and inland waterways, with volunteers providing education and training in lifesaving activities, as well as providing the iconic “red and yellow” patrolled areas. Life Saving Clubs harness the support of local communities, and use a network of services such as helicopters, inflatable rescue boats, off shore rescue boats and rescue water craft to ensure the safety of our waterway users.

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