Life Saving Victoria

Training Development Officer

Life Saving Victoria

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  • Port Melbourne Victoria Australia
  • Full Time
Closing 19 Jan 2020
Applications 0


An exciting opportunity exists for highly motivated and energetic individual to join Life Saving Victoria's - Volunteer Training Team.  

LSV is a nationally recognised Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivering Training and Assessment to our Volunteer Lifesavers through our large Volunteer Network.

The role will focus on supporting the Area Training and Assessment Officers in developing clubs’ capacity and supporting them to achieve self-sufficiency and sustainability. Ensuring the development and maintenance of LSV organisational Training standards and policies within Lifesaving Clubs across Victoria through the provision of development, training delivery, support, monitoring and mentoring.

The role will mentor and support Volunteer Officers and Volunteers Trainers and assessors to develop their skills, whilst supporting them to manage RTO compliance processes.

Providing support to these key stakeholders through collaboration, development of resources, support of compliance tasks and the delivery of coursesprogram, forums and workshops. To further build capacity at grass roots and state level and to identify opportunities to simplify processes and innovate.

We seek a training professional with strong development background, great people skills, understanding of Training and Assessment compliance needs, exceptional presentation skills, enthusiasm and passion for volunteerism and education.  An understanding of the lifesaving in the context of training and assessment would be highly regarded.

Individuals must hold a current Certificate IV TAE40116 or and an ability to facilitate First Aid and CPR courses.  Desirable understanding of SLSA awards and an to facilitate Bronze Medallion, Advanced Resuscitation Techniques and Silver Medallion Beach Management awards.

Ideal candidate: this position would ideally suit a training professional with strong development skills and a passion to support others.  You will have good troubleshooting  skills, enjoy working with a diverse client base.   You will be a team player with a friendly 'can-do' attitude and a want to achieve customer service excellence.

Specific requirements: must have Diploma of Vocational Education and Training (TAE50111) or Certificate IV in Training and Assessment (TAE40116) and the ability to maintain current relevant qualifications and professional development evidence in line with ASQA / VET requirements and LSV structures.  You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to operate in a busy environment.   You will have a track record of innovation and continuous improvement.

Personal attributes: demonstrated ability to deliver excellent customer service and to overcome obstacles and 'make things happen'. You will be flexible, be able to co-ordinate on the run to get the best outcomes for your volunteers.  You will be detail orientated and able to work to deadlines.

Communication skills:  Sound communication, including well-developed written and oral skills. You will have the ability to communicate effectively to a variety of stakeholders.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate success in delivering training and assessment in the suite of short courses and a track record of maintaining accurate and timely records.

Committed to providing a flexible and diverse workplace, Life Saving Victoria will provide a positive work environment, variety, great office amenities and facilities, based on the beach in Port Melbourne.

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Applications close 19th January 2020

To be considered for this position, please forward your application with a covering letter, ensuring you address the key criteria to:  Recruitment Manager via email to:

For further information regarding the role, please contact Hiring Manager - Micah Spedding  on (03) 9676 6933

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