Unit Leadership Positions
Are you the next leader the NSW SES is looking for? We’re recruiting and need great people from our community to lead our team.
As a Unit Commander or Local Commander, you’ll be leading and supporting a team of volunteers to undertake their specialist roles. Utilise your life experience and develop your leadership skills – your work makes a real difference in our community.
These volunteer positions are responsible for the stewardship and leadership of volunteers and management of organisational functional requirements within our Units. These key positions are formally appointed and carry considerable authority and accountability in the management and leadership of Unit activities including incident management, operations, training and administration.
Is this role for me?
This is a management role most suited to people with management, emergency management or business management background. Ideally you will have good leadership, people management, communication and decision making skills.
A high level of support, development and direction is provided by other NSW SES volunteers and staff to the role to ensure your success.
The NSW SES provides nationally accredited training, state of the art equipment and resources to carry out your duties. NSW SES provides opportunities for deployments out of area during major operations where you will have the opportunity to further implement, develop and enhance your skills.
How do I apply?
Current opportunities are outlined below with contact details for hiring Zone Commander. Please provide a written expression of interest (maximum of 2 pages) addressing the following:
- Clearly identify which role, they are applying for – noting the Unit Commander position is the priority fill role
- Supply a brief overview of their experience, skills and qualifications applicable to the role they are seeking (see attached role descriptions)
- Summarise what you can bring to the role and what your focus, and priorities will be if they successful.