Expressions of interest are currently being sought from people wishing to become a volunteer and/or a paid LSVComms Operator and/or LSV Comms Team Leader for the 2020/2021 season.
The LSV Communications Centre has undergone a full renovation and refresh with all systems, technology, equipment being replaced. To further enhance LSV Communications we are reviewing and updating all training material, training courses, and LIMSOC.
LSVComms Operators are responsible for receiving and processing all emergency and non-emergency state-wide radio and telephone communications. The LSVComms Operator role includes:
- Working as a part of a small team in a dynamic, technology-based environment
- Processing sign on, sign off and rescue information
- Operating Lifesaving Incident Management System and Operations Console (LIMSOC)
- Incident management, dispatching and monitoring resources
- Liaising with the Victorian Police Rescue Coordination, State Command Centre and other Emergency Service Organisations
- Monitoring other marine radio traffic
LVS Comms Operator (Volunteers roles)
- Volunteer Operators will be expected to complete rostered volunteer shifts on a regular basis over weekends and public holidays from the middle of November to the end of the Easter long weekend.
- Operators should be able to commit to approximately two shifts per month. To ensure continued training and development.
LSV Comms Operator (seasonal casual roles)
- Paid Operators are expected to be available to work shifts Monday to Friday from November – March. Other shifts may be required on weekends and public holidays.
- Paid operators are expected to submit their availability upon appointment and be able to commit to this availability for the season.
Expectations for all Operators
- Operators will work from the State Communications Centre located at LSV State Centre, Port Melbourne.
- Rosters will be published on a monthly basis.
- Operators may also be required to attend periodical training sessions, operator meetings and participate in other activities as required.
- Operators must attend a compulsory pre-season training day, date to be advised.
- Be a minimum of 17 years of age as at 1 November 2020
- Be a current financial member of a Life Saving Victoria affiliated Life Saving Club or Service
- Current Working with Children Check
- Have the written endorsement of your Club
- Radio Operator Award (may be achieve through Certificate II Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) / Bronze Medallion)
- Available for preseason training
Desirable Qualifications (Previous radio communications experience will be particularly well regarded)
- Certificate II Public Safety (Aquatic Rescue) / Bronze Medallion
- VHF Marine Licence
Further details www.lsv.com.au/careers or contact Hiring Manager Todd Richards email@example.com
Applications close 6 September 2020