Leadership of 66 staff, 580 light fleet vehicles, 208 appliances and 8 Fire-boats, Fire Rescue Victoria operates from 85 fire and rescue stations across VIC.

  • Leadership of 66 staff
  • 580 light fleet vehicles, 208 appliances and 8 Fire-boats
  • Salary band SES1: $192,800 to $249,700 TRP


Fire Rescue Victoria

Established on 1 July 2020 as part of Victorias Fire Services Reforms, Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV)  serves and protects communities across Melbourne and Victorias major regional centres from 85 FRV fire and rescue stations across the state. Its career firefighters operate 47 fire stations in metropolitan Melbourne and 38 regional stations.

Reporting to the Executive Director Corporate Services. The Director Fleet Services will ensure FRVs requirements for fire appliances, other vehicles and related equipment are enabled and engaged to meet FRVs mission of Protecting our Community as a world class fire and rescue service.


Director Fleet Services

We seek an established Fleet Services executive to lead FRVs Fleet Services Directorate including; policy, planning, technical design, procurement, construction, operations and maintenance. Demonstrated expertise of similar scale (580 light fleet vehicles, 208 appliances and 8 Fireboats) is expected.

A high consultative, collaborative and engaging leader youll demonstrate operational excellence in whole-of-life vehicle and equipment strategies that are closely aligned to operational requirements, and maximise service delivery, cost optimisation and risk management. 


You will lead policy, maintenance planning, design, acquisition/construction, quality assurance and implementation of fleet and equipment. The Director will foster a culture of accountability and service excellence that satisfies FRV policy, compliance and statutory requirements related to the fleet and equipment, including minimising environmental and occupational health and safety risks.  


A champion for change, your leadership track record should reflect a commitment to the recognition of differences, fairness and respect towards all staff that reinforce a values-based culture. Youll ensure all activities are carried out in accordance with the highest standards of Equity, Diversity, Fairness and Inclusion.


How to Apply

Applications must include resume and a one page cover letter stating your expression of interest for the position and relevant expertise.


Queries close:                   5pm AEST Wednesday 25th November 2020

Applications close:               5pm AEST Friday 27th November 2020


Peter William Partners have been exclusively retained by the Fire Rescue Victoria to deliver this executive search. Any unsolicited applications will be redirected to Peter William Partners and managed via the campaign.

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