Assistant Chief Officer / Executive Manager - Health, Safety, Environment & Wellbeing
/h3> As the executive responsible for Health, Safety, Environment and Wellbeing the Assistant Chief Officer / Executive Manager is responsible for leading CFA's strategic direction, governance and legal responsibilities in Health, Safety, Environment and Wellbeing (HSEW). The complexity of the work performed by CFA along with the unique nature of its workforce means that a strong HSEW culture is critical to organisational effectiveness. CFA is required to maintain systems that recognise and respond appropriately to the full range of risks to which our people are exposed.
The role is focused on making the physical and psychological safety of our people the highest priority in all decisions they make. In addition, the role is responsible for ensuring the environmental impact and consequences of our emergency management practices are minimised. Success in this role will be measured by your ability to achieve strategic and tactical “best practice” outcomes to ensure that modern Health, Safety, Environment and Wellbeing systems and practices are implemented across the organisation, support values driven decision making and to work collaboratively and professionally with management and member stakeholder groups to ensure a strategically aligned approach to the development and management of Workplace Health, Safety, Environment and Wellbeing services.
Experience in driving organisational change in an HSEW context and business practice reform will be highly regarded. Proven success in financial and budgetary management as well as a strong awareness of the legislative environment within which CFA operates is essential. If your style is consultative, flexible and collaborative and you are focused on achieving results this position could be just what you are looking for.
Applications are invited from suitability qualified and experienced Senior Operational Personnel and Executive Officers to fill this important role. Your application should include: A cover letter addressing your suitability for the role based on the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description (refer to attached) Resume Submitting your Application When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.
The successful applicant will be required to complete a National Police History Check. CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to being an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community..