First listed on: 30 April 2023

 People & Business Coordinator


This opportunity offers:

  • Ongoing employment
  • Full Time role & 35 hour working week
  • Attractive annual salary $103,325 - $114,367 p.a. plus 10.5% superannuation
  • Location: NSW RFS Training Academy - Dubbo
  • Ongoing learning and development
  • Free on-site parking

This is a unique opportunity to take the lead on managing the Operational Officer Program through talent placements, career advice and induction support directly related to supporting operational activity in protecting NSW communities.

The People & Business Coordinator works closely with Operational Officer new and ongoing candidates to facilitate placements within the OpO Program as well as providing career progression advice and support throughout the Induction Program at the NSW RFS Training Academy. The OpO Program assists with building skills base through enhanced training, experience in multiple category areas and development opportunities to assist OpO staff with progression through the levels of employment within the OpO Program.

The People & Business Coordinator also supports various human resource activities within Mitigation, Districts and Area Command teams, projects, business planning and management activities across Area Operations to ensure effective delivery of the business needs.

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Demonstrated experience in managing rural and remote placements within a state-wide rotational employment program.
  • Demonstrated experience in supporting human resource functions and projects from planning through to completion and  delivery.
  • Demonstrated experience in communicating and advising on key project initiatives with key stakeholders
  • An appreciation of a volunteer organisation
  • The ability to travel

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please access the role description and our organisation structure. 

Looking for more information?

Why not reach out to our role expert Rachel , People and Business Supervisor for a confidential chat on 0448 112 909.

If you’re interested in joining the NSW RFS:

You will need to submit your application via I Work for NSW, including

  • cover letter addressing the essential requirements of the role, outlining your suitability and why you are interested in the opportunity
  • resume which includes two current referees
  • Response to two targeted questions below (maximum 500 words each):

1.     Describe your experience in managing placements within a state-wide complex rotational employment program in a large organisation.

2.     Describe the specific complexities you have experienced in securing candidates for rural and remote locations, along with how you overcame these complexities.

Please submit your application no later than 11:59pm Wednesday 10th May 2023.

An Assessment Centre is to be held at the NSW RFS Training Academy, 3 Walters Way Dubbo on Tuesday 16th May 2023 for all progressing candidates.

Recruitment Information

    • We value a diverse and inclusive workplace and actively promote the employment of women, people with a disability, Aboriginal people, LGBTIQA+ and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
    • The recruitment process may involve a range of assessment activities to determine your capabilities for the role (aligning to the NSW PSC Capability Framework). The Capability application tool is designed to help job applicants understand and use the NSW Public Sector Capability Framework when applying for jobs with the NSW government. Additional checks for successful applicants will include referee checks and criminal history checks.
    • recruitment (talent) pool may be created through this recruitment process.


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