ABOUT THE COMPANY
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 https://www.dfes.wa.gov.au/site/careers/careers.html or follow us on LinkedIn https://www.linkedin.com/company/fire-&-emergency-services-authority/mycompany/verification/.
ABOUT THE ROLE
DFES Fleet and Equipment Services Agreement 2020, Technician 2, $70,836 - $71,670 + Superannuation
As an Auto Electrician, you will work positively within a team servicing, repairing and maintaining DFES’ fleet vehicles and associated equipment such as Elevated work platforms/aerial appliances, automated computer systems, electric pneumatic systems and various integrated OEM heavy vehicle systems.
You will ensure the quality of work completed internally and by external service providers is always maintained and provide technical advice and training as required.
You will also be provided with continuous on the job training and undertake a variety of relevant High Risk licences training. Once appropriately trained, you will take part in a 24-hour roster system where you are required to be on call, to provide technical support.
During high threat seasons you may also be called upon to provide technical support at fire grounds and incidents.
This is a unique opportunity for a first-class auto-electrician to bring your enthusiasm and positive attitude to a friendly, fast-paced environment where your commitment and hard work is rewarded.
If you love the idea of working with a highly-regarded team who have a commitment to quality service provision, this is the role for you.
This position is financially rewarding with remuneration benefits such as;
- Participating in an on-call roster.
- Attending emergency incidents via air and/or road out of hours as well as during business hours.
- Availability allowance
- In addition to the base salary listed above, the successful applicant will be entitled to attractive
allowances and overtime rates of pay for hours worked outside of normal business hours.
At DFES, we create a Learning Environment for all employees to ensure that essential skill sets are obtained to undertake their roles. Included with the allowances, you will have access to the following training courses such as;
- Working at Heights
- Elevated Work Platforms
- OEM Training
- 4WD Recovery Training or 4WD Operation
- WAERN Basic Radio Operation
- Forklift and Overhead Gantry Crane
- First Aid
- Introduction to Firefighting DFES0440A
We are looking for Auto Electrician's who can work positively within a team environment, who have a can-do attitude and is available to participate in an on-call roster.
To be eligible for the position, you must have an unrestricted heavy ridged (HR) licence which must remain valid for the duration of employment and trade certificate in heavy automotive electrical or allied trade.
To find out more about the position, you can visit https://search.jobs.wa.gov.au/page.php?pageID=160&windowUID=0&AdvertID=292132
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