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Digital Content and Communications Officer

We have an immediate need for an experienced and highly motivated digital content and  communications professional to join Life Saving Victoria.

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 skills in water safety, swimming and resuscitation, along with access to safe beaches, inland water environments and aquatic venues.

We are seeking a skilled digital content and communications professional to support our media and communications team to develop, create and deliver digital media assets, as well supporting the implementation and roll out of various campaigns and activities.  Your focus will be to support departments in the development of strategies and assets for communicating through video, social media and online platforms to increase water safety awareness within the community.

Key Selection Criteria

Ideal candidate: Digital Content and communications generalist, with experience in digital asset management, art direction and graphic design and competency in Adobe Creative Cloud apps.  A people person, with strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work positively with a diverse range of stakeholders. Strong attention to detail and the ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and priorities.

Specific requirements: Relevant tertiary qualification in communications, graphics, advertising, marketing or similar. Demonstrated videography, editing and video content creation as well as photography skills.  You will have proven success meeting deadlines, operating under pressure and be comfortable multitasking, your time management skills will be highly developed.

Personal attributes: Demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will possess strong interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to adapt to the needs of the team. You will be flexible with availability after hours and weekends for events and functions as required. A high level of integrity, discretion and sensitivity is also essential.

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

This is an initial 6-12 month contract, open to part-time or full-time hours.

Position Description

For further information please contact Lexi Hilgert on 03 9676 6944 or recruitment@lsv.com.au.

Applications close 25 May 2021.

To be considered for this position, please complete your application (including a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria) by selecting Apply

 

Area Lifesaving Manager/s

  • 3 Area Lifesaving Manager roles available in; Eastern, Central and Western Victoria
  • Support volunteers and emergency services across the state
  • Elevate Life Saving Victoria’s capabilities as Victoria’s peak water safety and lifesaving organisation
  • Help to reduce risk and drive positive water safety outcomes in Victorian communities.

Life Saving Victoria (LSV) is expanding to better support our clubs, volunteers, staff and partner emergency management agencies, both now and into the future. This will allow us to target our services more effectively and more broadly across the Victorian coast.

We are looking for three experienced emergency service professionals to join the Lifesaving Services Team in the newly created roles of Area Lifesaving Manager – East, Central and West.

These roles will enable lifesaving services to operate within defined areas and aligning to service delivery requirements; utilising local expertise to develop specific and effective delivery models. By tailoring our outputs to the needs of local clubs, land managers, environments and communities, we will provide impactful outcomes for our communities and stakeholders.

Reporting to the General Manager – Lifesaving Services, these roles are responsible for developing, delivering, supporting and maintaining lifesaving activities and operations to ensure safe working and recreational environments for our members, customers and the community. They will manage and oversees programs across coastal safety, lifesaving operations, and emergency services to reduce risks around water and save lives.

Successful candidates will lead and manage the lifeguard, rescue water craft, events and lifesaving services within their geographically defined remit, in line with LSV’s organisational strategy and mission and while managing and implementing the required assurance across these portfolios.

These are fulltime permanent positions. In return, LSV will provide a positive work environment, variety in tasks and responsibilities, and great office amenities and facilities.

With regular days at regional offices, clubs and/or other emergency service locations, each of the three roles will be based out of:

  • Carrum, servicing eastern Victoria
  • Geelong, servicing western Victoria
  • Port Melbourne, servicing central Victoria

About LSV:

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 safe aquatic environments across built facilities and natural waterways.

As a recognised agency of Emergency Management Victoria, LSV provides emergency response services across the state through its vast network of lifesaving clubs, lifeguards, marine and aerial rescue services. This includes supporting our other emergency services partners through our broad yet highly-skilled membership 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 lifesaving services between the iconic red and yellow flags at patrolled locations. Life saving clubs harness the support of local communities, and use a network of services including helicopters, inflatable rescue boats, offshore rescue boats and rescue watercraft to ensure the safety of our waterway user.

Key selection criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would suit a person with experience managing teams in emergency services, including across diverse portfolios and workforces. They will have a comprehensive knowledge and understanding of emergency management within lifesaving and/or search and rescue, and demonstrated experience using incident management systems. They will have strong planning skills and the ability to review, analyse and develop business cases. Multitasking and the ability to operate in a busy environment is critical.

Specific requirements: Tertiary qualifications and/or experience in risk management, emergency management and/or project management are required. Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience managing a large and geographically dispersed workforce.  They will have demonstrated change management experience with a track record in managing and fostering positive stakeholder relationships. A good understanding of assurance models, with experience in reporting and delivering compliance activities to achieve best practices outcome is required. Successful candidates will be strong people managers with development and training experience, as well as a track record of developing and managing budgets and project deliverables on time.

Personal attributes: Successful candidates will have the ability to influence others through positive leadership and interpersonal skills. They will be able to foster productive working relationships, value diversity and collaboration, be able to operate effectively under high pressure and demonstrate a passion for the community sector and volunteering. A friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and readiness to ‘roll up their sleeves’ is key.

Communication skills: Excellent communication skills are required, with the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders including volunteer members, staff, local councils, government agencies, national bodies and sponsors. Successful candidates will be comfortable having direct and challenging conversations to get the best outcomes for our people and organisation.

Flexible: This role will require on-call availability and involve shift or out of hours work on weekends and evenings as required, as well as intra- and interstate travel.

How to apply:

LSV Position Description – Area Lifesaving Manager V1.0

To be considered for this position, please submit your application with a CV and covering letter, ensuring you address the key selection criteria; here

Applications close 10 May 2021

For further information, please contact the hiring manager Liam Krige on 9676 6967 or liam.krige@lsv.com.au.

 

Lifesaving Response Manager

  • Support volunteers and emergency services across the state
  • Elevate Life Saving Victoria’s capabilities as Victoria’s peak water safety and lifesaving organisation
  • Help to reduce risk and drive positive water safety outcomes in Victorian communities.

Life Saving Victoria (LSV) is expanding to better support our clubs, volunteers, staff and partner emergency management agencies, both now and into the future. This will allow us to target our services more effectively and more broadly across the Victorian coast.

We are looking for a highly experienced emergency service professional to join the Lifesaving Services Team in the newly created Lifesaving Response Manager role.

Reporting to the General Manager – Lifesaving Services this role is responsible for developing, delivering, supporting and maintaining lifesaving activities and operations to ensure a safe working and recreational environment for our members, customers, and the community.  The role will manage and oversee programs across coastal safety, lifesaving operations, and emergency services to reduce risks around water and save lives

The successful candidate will oversee the delivery and assurance for key state assets and services, including Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter service, Marine Search and Rescue Service (MSAR), and LSV’s Remote Piloted Arial Surveillance (RPAS)

This is a fulltime permanent position. In return, LSV will provide a positive work environment, variety in tasks and responsibilities, and great office amenities and facilities.

With regular days at regional offices, clubs and/or other emergency service locations

About LSV

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 safe aquatic environments across built facilities and natural waterways.

As a recognised agency of Emergency Management Victoria, LSV provides emergency response services across the state through its vast network of lifesaving clubs, lifeguards, marine and aerial rescue services. This includes supporting our other emergency services partners through our broad yet highly-skilled membership wherever possible.

Since the early 1900s, lifesaving 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 lifesaving services between the iconic red and yellow flags at patrolled locations. Lifesaving clubs harness the support of local communities, and use a network of services including helicopters, inflatable rescue boats, offshore rescue boats and rescue watercraft to ensure the safety of our waterway user.

Key Selection Criteria;

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit an individual with experience as a Manager in emergency service, managing diverse portfolios and workforce.  You will have comprehensive knowledge and understanding of emergency management with lifesaving and/or search and rescue with demonstrated experience of Incident Management systems.   You will have strong planning skills with the ability to review, analyse and develop business cases.  You will have the ability to work on a number of tasks and events simultaneously, and the ability to comfortably operate in a busy environment.

Specific requirements: Tertiary qualifications and/or experience in risk management, emergency management and/or project management are required. Successful candidates will have demonstrated experience managing a large and geographically dispersed workforce.  They will have demonstrated change management experience with a track record in managing and fostering positive stakeholder relationships. A good understanding of assurance models, with experience in reporting and delivering compliance activities to achieve best practices outcome is required. Successful candidates will be strong people managers with development and training experience, as well as a track record of developing and managing budgets and project deliverables on time. Exposure to managing critical infrastructure and assets is advantageous.

Personal attributes: Successful candidates will have the ability to influence others through positive leadership and interpersonal skills. They will be able to foster productive working relationships, value diversity and collaboration, be able to operate effectively under high pressure and demonstrate a passion for the community sector and volunteering. A friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and readiness to ‘roll up their sleeves’ is key.

Communication skills: Excellent communication skills are required, with the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders including volunteer members, staff, local councils, government agencies, national bodies and sponsors. Successful candidates will be comfortable having direct and challenging conversations to get the best outcomes for our people and organisation.

Flexible: This role will require on-call availability and involve shift or out of hours work on weekends and evenings as required, as well as intra- and interstate travel. In return Life Saving Victoria will provide a great work environment, variety, great office amenities and facilities.  The role will be based Port Melbourne, with the ability to work from regional office including Carrum and Geelong.  With regular days at regional offices, clubs and/or other emergency service locations.

How to apply

Position description 

To be considered for this position, please submit your application with a CV and covering letter, ensuring you address the key selection criteria; here

Applications close 10 May 2021

For further information, please contact the hiring manager Liam Krige on 9676 6967 or liam.krige@lsv.com.au

 

Risk and Assurance Specialist

A great opportunity exists for an experienced and skilled risk and assurance specialist to join the LSV Governance, Integrity and Legal team in this newly created role.

Reporting to the Company Secretary, the Risk and Assurance Specialist is responsible for ensuring LSV has and maintains a best practice assurance framework, with an initial primary focus on the following assurance areas:

  • Risk Management;
  • Policies;
  • Occupational, Health & Safety;
  • Emergency Services;
  • Organisation Scorecard.

The role will be focused on managing and administering LSV’s Governance, Risk and Assurance framework, and providing advice and support across the entity.  It is a highly autonomous role that will operate within a confidential environment, including the handling of sensitive information.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit an experienced Risk, Assurance and/or Governance Specialist with oversight to whole of organisation best practice risk and assurance. You will be tertiary qualified, well organised with experience administrating management systems, policy management and board reporting

Specific requirements:  You will have demonstrated experience in the analysis of governance, risk and assurance data, and ability to communicate the results effectively and clearly.  You will have exposure to corporate risk, emergency management and/or government assurance frameworks.  You will have exposure Occupational Health and Safety monitoring and reporting.  You will have worked at a senior level and be comfortable providing advice and influencing at all levels of the organisation.  You will have extensive experience developing briefs, board reporting and policy development.

Personal attributes: You will have excellent interpersonal skills with highly developed written and verbal communication skills with the ability to cultivate productive working relationships, facilitate and develop partnerships.  You will be highly analytical, be data driven and be comfortable working autonomously. Your high integrity and resilience will enable you to work with both confidential and sensitive information in an environment with multiple competing priorities. You will be flexible, with a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude.

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 Board, Executive, Council and Committee members, Club Presidents and officer’s employee, staff and external stakeholders.

This is a fulltime or parttime, fixed term positions.  In return Life Saving Victoria will provide a great work environment, variety, great office amenities and facilities.  The role will be based Port Melbourne, with the ability to work from regional office including Carrum and Geelong.

About LSV

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.  LSV is a recognised agency of Emergency Management Victoria and provides emergency response services across the state through its vast network of lifesaving clubs, lifeguards, marine and aerial rescue services. LSV is a Registered Training Organisation and a charity registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission.

How to apply:

Position Description

To be considered for this position, please submit your application with a CV and covering letter, ensuring you address the key selection criteria by selecting “Apply

Applications close 10 May 2021

For further information, please contact the hiring manager Greg Seeto on 9676 6935 or greg.seeto@lsv.com.au.

 

Sales and Scheduling Officer

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.

Life Saving Victoria is Victoria’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation, provide information, advice, guidance and services in risk management and water safety across the various aquatic environments.  These 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.

LSV’s mission is to prevent aquatic related death and injury across all Victorian communities. We strive to provide all Victorians with skills in water safety, swimming and resuscitation, along with access to safe beaches, inland water environments and aquatic venues.

The Sales and Scheduling Officer is responsible for supporting the successful delivery of LSV’s public training courses including the administration of all allocated courses.  Reporting to the Training Coordinator (Sales and Scheduling) the role is focused on contributing to the customer service, scheduling and administration of accredited and non-accredited water safety and first aid training services.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit an administration professional 2+ years experience in training and vocational education.  You will have good people skills and previous experience planning, rostering course schedules. You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion for education and people development.

Specific requirements:   You will have strong organisations skills with the ability to anticipate and troubleshoot.  You will have a high-level administration skills with the ability to operate in a pressure environment using multiple IT systems and processes.  Demonstrated marketing or outbound sales experience would be highly advantageous.

Personal attributes: you will be a team player with a passion for excellent customer service and ability to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be flexible, able to co-ordinate on the run to get the best outcomes for your clients. You will be a team player, with a friendly, positive, ‘can-do’ attitude. Incorporating high attention to details with an exceptional ability to multi-task.

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 internal and external stakeholders.

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

Position description

For further information please contact Lexi Hilgert on 9676 6944 or recruitment@lsv.com.au

Applications close 25 May 2021.

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria by selecting “Apply


 

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