If you’re keen to get your hands dirty but wanting something more – join our workshop team.
The ACT Emergency Services Agency Workshop maintains a fleet of high-tech vehicles including fire trucks and aerial appliances, ambulances, and support vehicles used by enabling services.
Annually, the team complete more than 2650 scheduled and unscheduled jobs, both during business hours and out-of-hours recall to duty. With the ever-increasing number of electric vehicles emerging, mechanical technicians will upskill in the coming years to acquire EV qualifications.
Whether you’re an experienced Workshop Manager who oversees the operations of the entire Workshop or an apprentice Mechanical Technician looking for your first start in the industry, the opportunities within the ESA Workshop are endless.
Workshop Manager: This role is responsible for the day-to-day management of the ESA Workshop including daily tasking, management, and development of technicians, operating as the mechanical technical expert/advisor, and providing quality assurance relating to completed mechanical tasks. Required qualifications for this role include Cert III mechanical light vehicle technology or Cert III mechanical heavy vehicle technology. Mechanical technicians report to this role.
Inventory and Contracts Manager: This role is responsible for the establishment and management of supply contracts related to the Workshop, ensure invoice processing and accounting is completed in a timely manner. The other part to this role is managing the parts interpreter team and ensuring effective inventory management. Key highly desirable qualifications for this role include Cert III Automotive Sales, automotive industry experience, and contract management experience. Parts interpreters report to this role.
Parts Interpreter: This role is responsible for the effective and efficient management of parts inventory for the mechanical workshop. Duties include sourcing parts, picking and packing, and inventory management including the use of relevant databases.
Workshop Planner and Scheduler: This role is responsible for scheduling planned and unplanned mechanical tasks, ensure databases and job cards are created, completed, and maintained correctly, and management of outsourced ESA fleet repairs.
Qualified Mechanical Technicians: The primary responsibility of this role is to provide high quality diagnostic, repairs, and maintenance expertise to the ESA fleet of emergency vehicles and equipment. Required qualifications for this role include Cert III mechanical light vehicle technology or Cert III mechanical heavy vehicle technology. Cert III automotive electrical technology and Cert III mobile plant technology may also be considered.
Apprentice Mechanical Technicians: The ESA Workshop has opportunities for Apprentice Mechanical Technicians. This is a great role for those looking for a first start in the industry and learn on the job with fantastic career progression opportunities.
Opportunities for apprenticeships will be made available later in 2023. Register your interest to be kept informed when more information is released.
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A role in the ACT Emergency Services Agency is unlike any other. Supporting frontline emergency services means every day is different from the next.
Staff within the ACT Emergency Services Agency are employees of the ACT Government. More information on how we hire can be found on the jobs.act.gov.au website.