Regional Trainer


Bena, VIC

Posted 4/9/2021


Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) is a volunteer based emergency service. Our highly skilled and equipped Volunteers are trained comprehensively in a wide range of emergency environments. To minimise the impact of emergencies when they occur and strengthen the community's capacity to recover swiftly and safely, VICSES focuses on working with communities and partners in building resilience to achieve more aware, informed and prepared communities. We support them to understand their risk and the relevance of taking action before, during and after emergency events.

As the largest road rescue network in Australia we have specialist teams that provide a 24/7 response to road accident and trauma incidents. We assist Victoria Police in search and rescue operations, and play an important role in supporting the Country Fire Authority, Fire Rescue Victoria, Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning during major bushfire and emergency incidents.

VICSES is committed to being a child safe organisation.

VICSES offers Flexible Working Arrangements and where possible, Job Sharing may also be considered.


The Regional Trainer role will deliver competency based training and assessment programs designed to maintain and enhance VICSES operational readiness.

This role is also responsible for providing support and coaching to volunteer trainers and assessors to meet training needs. This will require stong written and verbal communication skills, as well as a Certificate IV in Training and Assessment.

The Regional Trainer will be conducting their role within RTO requirements and OHS obligations. As a strong candidate, you will have knowledge and experience working within a national competency based training framework environment.

The position being offered is a VPS 3.1, Full Time, Ongoing position. VICSES are anticipating a reorganisation which could impact and change this position.

More information about this role can be found in the attached Position Description.


Ensure VICSES maintains a standard of best practice by coordinating and applying contemporary vocational and education training and assessment techniques for the implementation, delivery and administration of competency-based training programs to ensure volunteers are equipped for operational readiness within the Region.

Support the Region to maintain a level of Operational Readiness by monitoring Unit competencies and support the Unit to develop plans to reduce training gaps in Operational Capability Information Framework as applied to the Units and Regional deployment needs.

Contribute to the Region's response capacity by advising, coaching, supervising and monitoring Unit Trainers in the delivery of the Unit training plan, ensuring delivery adheres to OHS standards and training assessment process.

Support compliance to RTO status by completing moderation activities, quality assurance, and validation of assessment materials and identification of trends, issues and benefits. Provide quarterly reports to State Training on the delivery of Training against the Unit and Regional plans.


Applications will only be accepted via and should be in the form of a cover letter detailing your relevant skills and experience, along with a current resume or CV. There are no key selection criteria for this role, please refer to the attached Position Description.

Please contact Keith O'Brien on 0418 690 502 if you have any questions.

Applications close Sunday 25 April 2021.

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