Senior Manager State Operations, Grade 11/12
Senior Manager Operations, Grade 11/12, Wollongong, NSW SES 23/20 Pivotal role leading the Agency's Communication Centre Opportunity to work in a volunteer-based agency supporting communities of NSW Full time, ongoing role based in Wollongong About the opportunity The Senior Manager State Operations is responsible for managing , leading and overseeing day-to-day operations and state-wide strategic capability for NSW SES. Leading a state-wide Communication Centre, the Senior Manager State Operations consults with a range of stakeholders both within and outside of the Agency. With responsibility to ensure best practice in operational communications and operations management this role will play a crucial role in establishing the necessary processes and standards to achieve this.
About the NSW SES The NSW SES serves the community of NSW as the lead agency for floods, storms and tsunami as specified by the State Emergency Act 1989 and is recognised as the more versatile and widely used emergency service organisation in NSW. The NSW SES volunteers are highly-skilled, experienced and well-trained in the wide variety of roles they perform. Each Unit is as unique and varied as the community they serve due to the vast mix of risks faced and roles required in the diverse locations and communities across the state.
In addition to flood, storm and tsunami, NSW SES provide specialist capabilities including general land rescue, vertical rescue, road crash rescue, and alpine and remote area search and rescue. The NSW SES frequently assists other emergency services in a variety of roles, such as supporting NSW Police in searches for evidence and missing persons and the Ambulance Service of NSW as Community First Responders in rural locations. About you To be successful in this role you will have: Accreditation, or willingness to gain accreditation within 12 months, as an Incident Controller Level 3 Expertise and practical experience within emergency management Comprehensive understanding of relevant NSW emergency management legislation Thorough and practical knowledge of AIIMS principles and processes, and/or willingness to obtain competence within 12 months How to apply Your application should include: A cover letter (maximum of two pages) briefly responding to the essential requirements and your interest in the role; Responses to each of the targeted questions ( maximum of one page per answer); and An up-to-date resume of no more than four pages detailing your skills and experience relevant to the role Only the above attachments are required at this stage, should your qualifications be required you will be advised.
Targeted Questions Senior Managers are required to identify and analyse a broad and often complex array of organisational issues to ensure compliance with government and statutory obligations. Describe a time where you have encountered such a situation, and developed an innovative and broad reaching strategy to resolve it. The Senior Manager State Op....