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Executive Assistant to CEO

new opportunity exists for an experienced and professional Executive Assistant to join the LSV team.  We seek an experienced Executive Assistant with high level of integrity, excellent writing skills, strong interpersonal and organisational skills.  

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.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, the Executive Assistant will be focused on providing high-quality and timely support.  You will be a skilled and professional administrator that will work with a high degree of autonomy and independence.  You will support the CEO with diary management, presentation preparation, letter writing, meetings, agendas, minutes and key documentation.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit an experienced Executive Assistant with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in supporting Executives and CEO level managers, with exposure to Boards, and Committees.  You will be highly organised with the ability to work across a broad range of taskswith a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude. Previous experience in Emergency Services or like organization would be advantageous.

Specific requirements: You will also have a high attention for detail with the ability to draft and proof various corporate documents.  You will have strong computing skills and the ability to use applications within Microsoft Windows, MS office environment, Adobe Acrobat and Sharepoint. You will have previous experience preparing presentation, diary management and drafting business documents.

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.  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, be able to co-ordinate on the run to get the best 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 Board, Executive, Council and Committee members, Club Presidents and officersemployee, staff 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 Hilgerton 9676 6944or recruitment@lsv.com.au

Applications close 27 June 2021

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

 

Area Lifesaving Manager – Central

  • 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 an experienced emergency service professional to join the Lifesaving Services Team in the newly created role of Area Lifesaving Manager – Central.

This role along with the East and Western Area Lifesaving Managers 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.

The successful candidate 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.

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 Port Melbourne, servicing central Victoria

This is a fulltime, permanent position.

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; Apply Here

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

Applications close 5th July 2021

 

Sport Event Coordinator  Summer Events 

Exciting opportunity for an enthusiasticorganised and skilled Sports Event professional to join the LSV Aquatic Sports team, to drive the delivery of the busy summer event calendar.  

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 safetyswimming, resuscitation, safe beaches, water environments and aquatic venues. 

Lifesaving Sport is a key strategy for LSV for member attraction, retention and skills development (rescue ready).  The team facilitates and supports the delivery of competitions and programs for junior, youth, senior and master age-groups, and across a range of disciplines including beach summer series, major summer events – State & Junior titles, masters competition, develop team and Weiland Shield interstate and internationally. The team also supports volunteer development by way of coaches and officials accreditation programs, and athlete development high-performance programs. 

This is a dynamic and multi-tasked-oriented role which is responsible for the coordination, administration, operations and execution of the LSV Aquatic Sport summer portfolio of events and programsYou will coordinate the development and delivery of adaptive and flexible programs that enable and encourage lifesaving members and clubs to increase participation and activation in events.  The role will also include support for the delivery of LSV Aquatic Sport events and programs outside the traditional summer period.  

Key Selection Criteria; 

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit an experienced sports or events professional with previous experience in event day administration, logistics and support in sport, volunteerbased or membership-based organisation. You will have a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and is a person who doesn’t mind ‘rolling-up their sleeves’. 

Specific requirementstertiary qualified in sports management or similar disciplineYou will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  You will be extremely organised with a talent for troubleshooting and practical problem solving.   You will have the ability to work on a number of projects and events simultaneously in a pressure environment.  You must have a current driver’s license and willing to assist with equipment logistics including towing trailers.  Current Working with Children Check (or capacity to acquire prior to commencement date). 

Personal attributes: demonstrable ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be a people person with the ability to deal with high pressure and able to demonstrate a passion for the community sector and volunteering. 

Communication skills: must have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders including volunteer members, internal staff, local councils, government agencies, national bodies and sponsors. 

Flexible: You will have a flexible, can do attitude. You will need to be available to work regular weekends and be flexible with availability outside typical business hours as required. You will be able to co-ordinate on the run between internal and external stakeholders. Extensive regional travel will be required. 

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

Position Description

This is a full time fixed term position. 

For further information please contact Hiring Manager – Simon Butterly on 03 9676 6957 or recruitment@lsv.com.au  

Applications close on 5 July 2021 

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

 

Sport Event Coordinator  Winter Events 

Exciting opportunity for an enthusiasticorganised and skilled Sports Event professional to join the LSV Aquatic Sports team, to drive the delivery of the busy winter event calendar.  

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 safetyswimming, resuscitation, safe beaches, water environments and aquatic venues. 

Lifesaving Sport is a key strategy for LSV for member attraction, retention and skills development (rescue ready).  The team facilitates and supports the delivery of competitions and programs for junior, youth, senior and master age-groups, and across a range of disciplines including pool lifesavingIRB racing, winter development series and state development teams taking place state-wide, interstate and internationally. The team also supports volunteer development by way of coaches and officials accreditation programs, and athlete development high-performance programs. 

This is a dynamic and multi-tasked-oriented role which is responsible for the coordination, administration, operations and execution of the LSV Aquatic Sport winter portfolio of events and programsYou will coordinate the development and delivery of adaptive and flexible programs that enable and encourage lifesaving members and clubs to increase participation and activation in events.  The role will also include support for the delivery of LSV Aquatic Sport events and programs outside the traditional winter period.  

Key Selection Criteria; 

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit an experienced sports or events professional with previous experience in event day administration, logistics and support in sport, volunteerbased or membership-based organisation. You will have a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and is a person who doesn’t mind ‘rolling-up their sleeves’. 

Specific requirementstertiary qualified in sports management or similar disciplineYou will possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills.  You will be extremely organised with a talent for troubleshooting and practical problem solving.   You will have the ability to work on a number of projects and events simultaneously in a pressure environment.  You must have a current driver’s license and willing to assist with equipment logistics including towing trailers.  Current Working with Children Check (or capacity to acquire prior to commencement date). 

Personal attributes: demonstrable ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and ‘make things happen’. You will be a people person with the ability to deal with high pressure and able to demonstrate a passion for the community sector and volunteering. 

Communication skills: must have excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders including volunteer members, internal staff, local councils, government agencies, national bodies and sponsors. 

Flexible: You will have a flexible, can do attitude. You will need to be available to work regular weekends and be flexible with availability outside typical business hours as required. You will be able to co-ordinate on the run between internal and external stakeholders. Extensive regional travel will be required. 

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

This is a full time fixed term position. 

For further information please contact Hiring Manager – Simon Butterly on 03 9676 6957 or recruitment@lsv.com.au  

Applications close on 5 July 2021 

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

 

Support Officer/Trainer  

great opportunity exists for a training and support professional with a passion for volunteerism and development to join our dedicated team.  You will have outstanding people skills, advanced training and presentation skills, enthusiasm and passion for results. 

The VSO – Volunteer Training will support, develop and maintain Life Saving Victoria’s (LSV) organisational training standards and policies within Life Saving Clubs across Victoria, through the provision of training delivery, support, supervision and mentoring. 

The role will foster a collaborative and supportive relationship between Clubs, State Officers and Training and Assessment Committee, whilst adhering to pre-determined principles for Volunteer Training. 

You will be responsible for providing expertise, identifying and supporting Training and Assessment development opportunities within lifesaving clubs, an build capability and capacity by facilitating courses, programs and workshops, as required. 

About LSV 

You will work with our 57 Clubs across the state, supporting more than 37,000 volunteer members, servicing the Victorian community. 

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 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. 

Key Selection Criteria; 

The ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit an experienced trainer with strong training delivery and assessment experience.  You will have proven success providing administration, reporting, analysis, training and system support to a variety of stakeholders.  You will have previous experience overseeing or driving continuous improvement systems or processes 

Specific requirements: hold a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) and the ability to maintain relevant qualifications and professional development evidence in line with ASQA/VET requirements.  Successful candidates will have a sound understanding of vocational education and training requirements as well as demonstrated experience in supporting and/or developing training and assessment capabilities.  Successful candidates will have strong interpersonal skills with the ability to engage with various stakeholders.   

Personal attributes: the successful candidate 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. You will be calm, positive, organised and systematic in your approach.  You will have the ability to problem solve, be agile and practicle in terms of solutions and a real passion for helping others. A friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and readiness to ‘roll up their sleeves’ are key  

Communication skills: You will have excellent communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders including volunteer members, staff, governing and national bodies.  You will have exemplary interpersonal and influencing skills with a demonstrated ability to effectively consult, collaborate and work with a range of stakeholders to achieve beneficial outcomes. 

Flexible: This role will require limited out of hours work on weekends and evenings, as well as regional 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 regular days at regional offices, clubs and/or other emergency service locations. 

This is a full time / fixed term role 

Position Description

For further information, please contact the hiring manager Micah Spedding on 9676 6933 or micah.spedding@lsv.com.au   

Applications close 5 July 2021 

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 

 

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 June 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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