First listed on: 15 November 2023

Corporate Communications Advisor


  • $91,418 to $103,725 + 11% Super
  • Ongoing, Full Time
  • This role may be required to fulfil social media or other functions at the State Control Centre for VICSES Declared Operations and training will be provided


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 (CFA), Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV), Parks Victoria and the Department of Energy, Environment and Climate Action (DEECA) during major bushfire and emergency incidents.


This role is responsible for providing strategic communications expertise, support, and services across VICSES, supporting the VICSES Community and Communications team to produce, monitor and analyse internal and external communications.

Reporting to the Senior Advisor Corporate Communications, Brand and Partnerships, this role provides advice and support for all VICSES members (volunteers and staff) on effective communications across our communication pathways.

The position also supports the State Media Officer Duty role with rostered media support.


Please view the Position Description and submit an application via

Applications should include a cover letter detailing your relevant skills and experience, along with a current resume or CV.

For further information about the role, please contact Gabi Barkmeyer on 0413 996 758.

Applications close Monday, 27 November 2023.

VICSES is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to being a child safe organisation and are taking a leadership role in gender equality in the emergency management sector. For more information on our values and the benefits of working with us, please click here -

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