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Manager -Policy & Systems

An exciting opportunity for an experienced Manager to join the Lifesaving team in this newly created role of Manager – Policy & Systems. 

Reporting to the General Manager this role will support LSV to shape our operational frameworks, policies, processes, systems and operational communication to ensure operational readiness.  Working as part of the operational team you will work with our volunteers, key stakeholders and other emergency service agencies.   

This role will play an integral part in building strong collaborations with internal and external operational stakeholders to develop and implement the procedures, processes and systems for setting frameworks and policies for the lifesaving operations. 

Key Selection Criteria; 

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit an individual with experience as a Manager dealing with diverse portfolios and workforce.  You will be a strong communicator who is able to influence others through your leadership and interpersonal skills.  You will, possess a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude, who doesn’t mind ‘rolling-up their sleeves’.   You will have the ability to work on a number of tasks and events simultaneously, and the ability to operate in a busy environment.  Experience in a managed service environment and project management methodologies will be advantageous. 

Specific requirements: you have experience in shaping and influencing operational frameworks, with strong skills in policy and procedures development, process and systems review and implementation and understanding of operational communications.  You will possess strong knowledge and understanding of Victoria and of Commonwealth emergency management arrangements, legislation and plans.  You will also have demonstrated experience and working knowledge of Incident Management systems.  Your management experience will include developing and managing budgets and deliverables as well as personnel management skills.   

Personal attributes: demonstrable ability to influence others through leadership, communication and interpersonal skills.  You will able to cultivate productive working relationships, who values diversity and develops others. You will be a people person with the ability to operate effectively under high pressure and with the ability to demonstrate a passion for the community sector and volunteering. 

Communication skills: you will 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 be on call, work shift work or out of hours work on weekends or evenings. Regional travel will be required. 

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. 

This is a fulltime fixed term position.

Position Description

For further information please contact Hiring Manager Simon White on 9676 6905 or simon.white@lsv.com.au 

Applications close on 26 May 2019 

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 

 

Lifesaving Officer – Marine Search and Rescue

Exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and talented Lifesaving Officer to join the Lifesaving Operations team in this newly created role. 

Life Saving Victoria, our affiliated Clubs and Services own and operate a number of Marine Rescue Vessels across the state. Vessels include 6 Rigid Inflatable Boats and 4 Off Shore Rescue Boats. Marine Search and Rescue (MSAR) units across the state play an extremely important role in the safety of boaters around Victoria’s coastline.  Marine Rescue Vessels respond to tasking’s year-round and assist the Victorian Water Police in search and rescue taskings. 

Reporting to the Manager Lifesaving Operations, this is an important role will support the development and delivery of a high standard of Lifesaving Services for Marine Search and Rescue Service.  Working as part of the team you will work with our volunteers, key stakeholders and other emergency service agencies.   This role will play an integral part in implementing accreditation arrangements for LSV’s volunteer marine search and rescue services.  

Key Selection Criteria; 

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit an individual with experience in incident and/or emergency management, with a minimum of 5 years’ experience within the marine search and rescue sector.  You will possess a friendly ‘can-do’ attitude and won’t mind ‘rolling-up your sleeves’. You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with experience in both training and assessing preferred. 

Specific requirements: must have strong stakeholder management and relationship building skills with?excellent interpersonal. You will have the ability to work on a number of tasks and events simultaneously, and the ability to operate in a busy environment.  You will have previous experience in preparing standard operating procedures and documentation.  Experience in project management including coordination, scheduling of activities as well as monitoring and reporting will be advantageous.  

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 over the summer period and be able to co-ordinate on the run between internal and external stakeholders. Regional travel will be required. 

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. 

This position is part-time to full time (0.6 – 1.0 EFT). 

Position Description

For further information please contact Hiring Manager Simon White on 9676 6905 or simon.white@lsv.com.au 

Applications close on 26 May 2019 

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 

 

Trainers & Assessors (Pool Lifeguard) – Casual 

TRAINER & ASSESSOR RECRUITMENT METRO & REGIONAL LOCATIONS 

Exciting opportunity exists for a highly motivated and energetic individuals to join Life Saving Victoria in Trainer and Assessors. We seek a training professional with exceptional presentation skills, enthusiasm and passion for education to join our dedicated team 

Life Saving Victoria (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. 

You will be part of a team delivering a selection of short courses both accredited and non-accredited, focusing predominantly on first aid, emergency response and water safety.  We are currently looking for personable and passionate trainers who makes training interesting for learners.  

We have a current intake for casual positions, to join a pool of trainers delivering across the state. Become one of our training team based across the state delivering short courses both metro and regionally. 

Target locations/ regions: 

– Metropolitan Melbourne
– Greater South East Melbourne
– Far North – i.e. Echuca and Shepparton
– Far North East – i.e. Wangaratta, Wodonga,Benalla
– Far West -i.e. Warrnambool, Horsham, Portland
– Far North West – i.e. Mildura, Swan Hill

Ideal candidates: we seek training professionals with exceptional presentation skills and demonstrated experience. You will enjoy working with a diverse client base with a passion to educate in these important life skills. 

Specific requirements: Applicants must have a current Training and Assessment qualification, current vocational qualifications and the ability to maintain current relevant qualifications and professional development evidence in line with ASQA / VET requirements and LSV structures. 

Training and Assessment Qualification:  

– the TAE40116 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, OR
– the TAE40110 Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, plus:
– either TAELLN411 Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills, or its successor, or TAELLN401A Address adult language, literacy and numeracy skills, and either TAEASS502 Design and Develop Assessment Tools, or its successor, or
– TAEASS502A Design and Develop Assessment Tools, or TAEASS502B Design and Develop Assessment Tools, OR
– a diploma or higher level qualification in adult education.

Vocational qualifications:  

– SISSS00111 Pool Lifeguard AND
– HLTAID003 Provide First Aid

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 clients.

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 applicants will need to demonstrate success in delivering training and assessment in the suite of short courses LSV provides 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. Please refer to www.lsv.com.au/careers for position description. 

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

Applications are open 

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

 

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Development Opportunities

Blue Connections LSV’s Networking Series

Session Six: Team Dynamics with DAVID PARKIN OAM

Date: Wednesday 29th May 2019 @ 6.30pm (for 7pm start), LSV State Centre

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Session Overview

Join us for evening of inspiration, development and networking with the backdrop of Port Phillip Bay, sharing insights with water safety enthusiasts from across our state!

A team is a group of individuals that are all working towards achieving a mutual goal – such as drowning prevention. In order to reach that goal the team members rely on one another and Team dynamics may impact on the overall performance and ability to meet this goal!

Join us to hear from one of the countries leaders in team dynamics. David Parkin OAM will dissect the behaviors and performance of what makes a great team sustainable!

About David

Regarded as one of Australia’s most powerful, captivating, intelligent and compelling business and motivational speakers, David is a man who commands attention.  David’s experience as a professional footballer, elite coach and administrator, and educator gives him an unique understanding of motivation, leadership and teamwork.

David has been involved with Australian Football at the elite level since 1961, as a player, coach, fitness advisor, administrator and media commentator. In that time he captained the 1971 Hawthorn premiership, and coached the 1978 (Hawthorn), 1981, 1982, and 1995 (Carlton) premierships. He is a Life Member of the Hawthorn and Carlton Football Clubs, and the AFL. In 2002 he was inducted into the AFL Hall of Fame, and in 2010 into the Sport Australia Hall of Fame.

Aside from all the football-related credits, David holds a Bachelor of Education and a parallel career in primary, secondary and tertiary education. He developed Deakin University’s Sports Coaching Degree and, as an Adjunct Professor, still lectures at the university. In 2013, David was presented with a Medal of the Order of Australia.

He is a prostate cancer survivor, a modern-day television and radio commentator and has authored more than a dozen books. David has written and presented extensively on the topics of children in sport, men’s health, coaching, leadership/management, motivation and teams.

Session Registration: REGISTER HERE

Single Session $25 per registration

Complimentary Beveridge and light refreshments will be provided on arrival!

 

LSV YOUTH SYMPOSIUM

Saturday, June 1 8:30am-4:30pm @ LSV HQ – 200 The Boulevard Port Melbourne

Calling all Members 13 – 17 years from all aspects of lifesaving.

The key areas of focus for the symposium are:

  • What attracts young members and how can we do it better.
  • Challenges, barriers and opportunities to remaining in lifesaving.
  • How can we assist youth members with current societal pressures
  • How can we build resilience?
  • Innovation Challenge

This new initiative will provide youth members 13-17 years, with a platform to discuss what they want, need and hope for from being involved in lifesaving.

It will also provide young members with an opportunity to hear from and network with leaders and decisions makers from across lifesaving, sport and emergency services.

We believe the symposium will assist LSV and Cubs in planning for and including our youth members in lifesaving activities and innovating for the future.

Highlights will include;

  • Shane Dunne (Acting President) will open the symposium
  • Matt Bevilacqua; Australian Ironman – discussing the positive impact lifesaving has had on him
  • Lance Picioane; former AFL Footballer – talking on mental health, mateship, resilience and wellbeing
  • Lifesaving Panel consisting of emerging leaders in lifesaving
  • Visit from the Westpac Lifesaver Helicopter Service
  • Lunchtime networking
  • Innovation Challenge

This is a unique opportunity for young members to meet their peers from across the state, hear from and network with the leaders and decisions makers from across lifesaving, sport and emergency services.

This symposium will assist both LSV and Clubs in planning for and including our young members in lifesaving activities and innovating for the future. The day will include guest speakers, give-aways and a great opportunity to impact the future of lifesaving!

Expressions of Interest are now open! REGISTER HERE

For regional members; travel and accommodation allowances will be made available for more information regarding allowance, please contact Membership and Leadership Development membershipandleadership@lsv.com.au

Registrations close Thursday, 30 May at 3pm

 

Ready 2 Lead 2019 – Female Leadership Program

Life Saving Victoria is inviting all new, emerging or those leaders looking for new inspiration to an exciting new intermediate female program offering.

Ready 2 Lead will be the first LSV female leadership program to offer a blended format; consisting of both day and night and an opportunity for regional participants to access night sessions via skype.

Topics for this program include;

  • Leadership Styles and Managing Others
  • Team Formation
  • Coaching and Mentoring
  • Diversity and Inclusion
  • Risk and Change Management
  • Decision Making
  • Wellness – Managing self and managing others

People that may be interested in applying for this program include but not limited to Club Captains, Patrol Captains, Age Managers, Committee Members, Club Delegates and Junior Coordinators.

Ready 2 Lead Program Details;

We will be delivering two programs, a metro offering at Life Saving Victoria and regional offering in the Western area.

Metro Dates;

  • Saturday June 15 – Full Day @ LSV HQ
  • Thursday July 11 – Night (6:30pm to 9:30pm approximately)
  • Wednesday August 14 – Night (6:30pm -8:30pm approximately)
  • Saturday August 17 – Full Day @ LSV HQ

Regional Dates;

  • Saturday June 22 -Full Day @ Western
  • Thursday July 11 – Night via Skype (6:30pm to 9:30pm approximately) @ LSV HQ
  • Wednesday August 14 – Night via Skype (6:30pm -8:30pm approximately) @LSV HQ
  • Saturday August 24 – Full Day @ Western

Cost – $150 + GST

To apply for Ready 2 Lead – https://lifesavingvictoria.wufoo.com/forms/ready-2-lead-2019-female-leadership-program/

Registrations close on Wednesday, June 5 2019

 

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