Fire Engineer

Fire Engineer

Built Environment Admin | West Leederville, WA, AU

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Fire Engineer Salary: Public Sector CSA Agreement 2021 - Specified Calling Level 4 - $126,885 - $135,636 Location: West Leederville Unit/Division: Strategy & Emergency Management Work Type: Permanent - Full Time Position No: 006444 Closing Date: 2022-11-28 4:00 PM Attachments: -

Permanent Vacancy

We currently have one permanent full-time position available for immediate filling. 

This selection process may be used to fill other similar at level vacancies that arise within twelve (12) months. Applicants deemed suitable but not recommended may be considered for those roles.

About Us

As Western Australia's leading hazard management agency, DFES performs a critical role coordinating emergency services for a range of natural disasters and emergency incidents threatening life and property.

By empowering our people, we create a diverse and capable organisation where we are united and supportive allowing us to work better together. It's crucial that as a collective, our employees, volunteers and the general public have all the tools they need to safely and effectively manage emergency events. 

To learn more about the Department and what we have to offer, please visit our website or follow us on LinkedIn . 

About the Role

DFES is seeking to employ an energetic and progressive Fire Engineer who can demonstrate a logical approach to fire safety challenges within the built environment. The successful applicant will satisfy the essential job requirements, can think strategically, and shows good judgment, intelligence and common sense. 

Core responsibility in this position will be to provide fire engineering advice to external building industry stakeholders in relation to the NCC performance requirements and their interaction with the FES Commissioner's operational requirements. It will also be vital that you apply yourself and your understanding of fire engineering to improve firefighter effectiveness and safety in structural fire operations and focus on continual improvement.

To succeed in this position, you will need to have highly developed communication skills and interact confidently with colleagues and clients to deliver advice, solutions and projects effectively. You will collaborate with the team of Fire Engineers, Building Fire Safety Officers, Direct Brigade Alarm staff and operational Firefighters. 

Employment Conditions and Additional Information

DFES is an emergency services organisation and all employees may be required to work or travel outside of normal business hours to assist with emergencies.

Employees in this position participate in an on call roster.

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All applications must be submitted online, simply click 'Apply for Job', located at either the top or bottom of this screen and follow the instructions.

To apply for this position, please submit the following: 

1. Evidence of Essential Criteria  One (1) and Two (2).

2. A maximum four (4) page statement addressing the essential criteria contained in the attached job description form and in the context of the position responsibilities. 

3. A current comprehensive CV that clearly demonstrates your relevant competencies and experiences, including the names of two referees who can attest to your suitability to this role.

To assist with your application and provide you with more detail about the application process, please click on the attached Applicant Information Pack.

Please do not send your application to Pauric McCaughey or seek their assistance with lodging your application.

If you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at the time of application and throughout the recruitment process. All information provided is private and confidential and will only be used to provide reasonable adjustments. Please contact us at . 

Please Note:

All Essential Criteria listed in the Job Description Form will be assessed during the course of the selection process.
Referees may be contacted at any stage during the process.
Ensure you have saved your documents in  MS Word (.docx files only) or PDF format  and have allowed plenty of time to submit your application online before 4:00pm (WST). 
Any late, emailed or proforma applications submitted will be rejected.
An executive search may be undertaken as part of the recruitment to this role.

Benefits of Working With DFES 

As well as a great salary and being a part of something rewarding with key networking opportunities, our employees also enjoy an amazing range of benefits which may include:

Free 24/7 access to an on-site gym. 
Opportunities to assist during state wide emergency incidents.
Great work/life balance through flexible working and leave arrangements.
Long service leave after 7 years.
Paid parental leave as well as other attractive leave options.
Generous superannuation options with the Fire & Emergency Services Superannuation Fund.