Surf Life Saving Tasmania (SLST) is Tasmania’s peak Water safety and Lifesaving organisation. Our movement is a part of the history, fabric and future of this country. It represents the lifestyle, values and beliefs of the Australian culture. It protects life, it saves life, it promotes life. We create a safe environment in and around our waterways, through patrols on, in and around aquatic environments and through community education and training programs.

We achieve this by working with our members, communities, educational institutions, governments, and other organisations in the provision of best practice education, training, surveillance and rescue and risk management services. Each year to grow our capacity to be able to reach the community and meet their diverse needs, SLST recruits Community Lifeguards and Education Instructors.

Operations Manager 

(Fulltime fixed term until the 30th June 2020)

Surf Life Saving Tasmania Inc (“SLST”) is the peak organisation for surf lifesaving activities in Tasmania.

SLST is looking to recruit a fixed term fulltime Operations Manager.  The position objective is to ensure the operational activities of Surf Life Saving Tasmania are managed professionally and in accordance with SLST Strategic Objectives.   

The prime responsibilities are to:

Ensure effective day-to-day support and communication with clubs and operational committees to advance Surf Life Saving core programs and services in:

  • Lifesaving;
  • Surf Sports;
  • Member Development; and
  • Rescue Services.

Responsible for the application of operational aspects of the SLST Strategic Plan which include day to day:

  • managing relationships with Tasmanian surf life saving clubs, volunteer marine rescue, SLSA, interstate SLS counterparts, Emergency Services, Marine and Safety Tasmania (MaST) and other complimentary organisations;
  • management of staff performance;
  • financial stewardship and administrative effectiveness;
  • develop and manage applicable budgets;
  • develop, implement and review surf lifesaving inland, inshore and offshore rescue services, standards, policies and operations
  • advising and assisting the CEO and Board on operational matters.

The successful applicant must address the following selection criteria:

 Qualifications

Essential:                   Cert IV TAE and/or relevant management qualifications or experience.

Desirable:                 Past or present membership of a surf life saving club.

Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstrated ability to liaise with senior volunteers, including elected Board members, of a well-established volunteer organisation in order to support the achievement of strategic and operational goals;
  2. Demonstrated ability to liaise with senior emergency service volunteers and professionals in order to support the achievement of strategic and operational goals;
  3. Proven ability to market and protect a well-known brand and achieve long term viability for the organisation’s rescue services;
  4. Demonstrated ability to work constructively with a wide range of volunteer personnel and a wide range of organisations across numerous locations;
  5. Demonstrated ability to show initiative and innovation to achieve practical work outcomes.

The successful applicant will be based in Hobart but expected to spend significant time travelling around the state to support clubs.

For a copy of the Position Description and any queries please contact Karyn Blakey on 0417 333 504 or email kblakey@slst.asn.au  

Applications to:

Operations Manager Position

Surf Life Saving Tasmania Inc.

GPO Box 1745, Hobart TAS 7001

Applications must be received by 9.00 am on Friday, 1st December 2017

 

Training and Community Programs Manager

(Fulltime fixed term until the 30th June 2020)

 Surf Life Saving Tasmania Inc (“SLST”) is the peak organisation for surf lifesaving activities in Tasmania.

SLST is looking to recruit a fixed term fulltime Training and Community Programs Manager.  The position objective is to ensure the commercial and community operational activities of Surf Life Saving Tasmania are managed professionally and in accordance with SLST Strategic Objectives.   

The prime responsibilities are to:

Responsible for the application of operational aspects of the SLST Strategic Plan which include day to day:

  • Identify, develop and co-ordinate new commercial opportunities and community programs to achieve SLST’s vision and mission;
  • managing relationships with commercial clients, SLSA, interstate SLS counterparts, Emergency Services, Marine and Safety Tasmania (MaST), Royal Life Saving, Swimming Tasmania, government and other complimentary community organisations;
  • management of staff performance reporting to this position;
  • develop and manage applicable budgets;
  • advising and assisting the CEO and Board on commercial operational matters.

The successful applicant must address the following selection criteria:

Qualifications

Essential:                Cert IV TAE and/or relevant management qualifications or experience.

Desirable:              Undergraduate degree in management, marketing or commerce.

                                 Past or present membership of a surf life saving club or community education organisation.

Selection Criteria

  1. Demonstrated ability to liaise and manage relationships with businesses and other complimentary organisations in order to support the achievement of strategic and operational goals;
  2. Demonstrated ability to plan and lead a professional team of employees in the planning and implementation of operational imperatives;
  3. Proven ability to market and protect a well-known brand and achieve commercial viability for the organisation;
  4. Demonstrated ability to work constructively with a wide range of volunteer / paid personnel and a wide range of organisations across numerous locations;
  5. Demonstrated ability to show initiative and innovation to achieve practical work outcomes.

The successful applicant will be based in Hobart but expected to spend significant time travelling around the state.

For a copy of the Position Description and any queries please contact Karyn Blakey on 0417 333 504 or email kblakey@slst.asn.au  

Applications to:

Training and Community Programs Manager Position

Surf Life Saving Tasmania Inc.

GPO Box 1745, Hobart TAS 7001

 Applications must be received by 9.00 am on Friday 1st December, 2017