commissioner

ACT emergency services agency

  • lead, influence and contribute to a safe community

Interested in advancing your emergency services career, leading, influencing and delivering change initiatives to achieve the next level of success for this vital agency?

The ACT Emergency Services Agency sits within the Justice and Community Safety Directorate (JACS) and is responsible for protecting the community and ensuring the ACT is one of the safest in Australia and the world.  The Agency comprises ACT Ambulance Service, ACT Fire & Rescue Service, ACT Rural Fire Service, ACT State Emergency Service and ESA Support Services.

As a key member of the JACS Executive leadership group, you will work collaboratively with executives across JACS and within ACT Government to achieve strategic outcomes.  You will advise the Minister for Police & Emergency Services, lead the overall strategic direction and management of emergency services, prepare emergency plans and provide high-level control and coordination of services during emergencies.

Politically astute, you possess significant experience leading in complex, dynamic and operationally demanding emergency environments, comprehensive understanding of bushfires and proven ability to build sustained relationships with stakeholders across volunteers, community and government.  The role will play to your strengths in collaborative leadership, diplomacy, resilience and change management and provides the forum to contribute to the Agency’s ongoing growth and success.  Sound like you?

The ACT Government is committed to creating great workplaces with positive cultures that demonstrate respect, equity and diversity for all employees.

For further information contact Rosemary Hardham on (+61) 3 8648 6552.

Canberra
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