SES Volunteer's Association of Western Australia Incorporated

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10/08/2023 -Local Manager Position -Northam Districts

Volunteering Opportunity:Local Manager Northam and Districts State Emergency Service Unit

DFES has an exciting opportunity for the voluntary position of Local Manager with the Northam and Districts State Emergency Service (SES). Continuing the great work of the previous Local Manager, your primary role is to lead and manage a volunteer-based emergency service in the preparation, prevention, response, and recovery to natural hazards emergencies within Western Australia.

What you need to bring to this role

Simply put, to be successful in this role you will need to be a people person. A natural leader, you will have good communication, interpersonal, conflict management and facilitation skills.

You will have the ability to work collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders including local government, police, and others. You will have an understanding of the administration requirements of a SES unit. Priority will be given to people that are already a SES volunteer.

How to Apply

To apply for this position, you will need to submit your resume and a cover letter of no more than 2 pages detailing how your skills will make you successful in this role and addressing the Selection Criteria as found in SAP 5.5.C Unit Leadership Team Administration. If you are unable to obtain a copy please email for a copy.

Additional Information:

If you would like to discuss the role further, we encourage you to contact District Officer Ash Smith by telephone on 0447 831 053 or email
Applications should be marked “Confidential – Northam Districts SES Local Manager Opportunity” and emailed to: by 4.00pm on Friday 15th September, 2023.