Project Coordinatior (Cadets)


Reference: VG/1497664
  • Located at CFA Headquarters, Burwood East
  • Full Time, Fixed Term – From 11 January 2021 Up To 30 June 2021
  • $82,351 pa (plus 9.50% super)

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded, community-based emergency services organisations. We respond to fire and other emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whilst our firefighters are the cornerstone of CFA services, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important in helping to protect lives and property.

About the Role:
The primary role of the Project Coordinator is to facilitate the successful delivery of projects as assigned including monitoring and reporting and the provision of advice to senior management and key stakeholders. The Project Coordinator will bring significant project management capability and expertise to the Directorate.

The Project Coordinator will be part of a team responsible for the development, implementation and evaluation of the activities outlined in the program management plan at the project level.

The Project Coordinator is responsible for facilitating implementation of all aspects of the project to achieve project outcomes within specified timeframes, within or below budget and to the satisfaction of the Project Manager and relevant stakeholders while ensuring compliance with all legislative and regulatory requirements.

The successful candidate will have:

  • A degree with subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent combination of knowledge and experience.

  • Demonstrated experience in managing and coordinating projects and an understanding of project management methodologies.

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision and as a member of a small team.

  • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills.

  • Well-developed organisational skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities and meet tight work demands.

  • Ability to build working relationships and liaise and consult with internal and external stakeholders

  • Demonstrated experience in developing and delivering programs with young people is highly desirable.

Your Application
When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter

  • Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description

  • Resume
Please note: (if internal)

  • Transfers on a fixed term basis or higher duties assignments require the approval of your current manager.

  • Only CFA employees are eligible to apply for positions that have been advertised internally.

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.