Chief Executive Officer - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 11/10/2020
REF: CFAceo0920
Applications for this listing are closed

Chief Executive Officer

Close Date: 11/10/2020
REF: CFAceo0920
  • Lead a trusted Authority founded in community spirit
  • Advance a world-class fire and emergency service
  • Bring values driven and autonomous leadership

The Position
The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) is responsible for developing and implementing the organisation’s strategic plans and operating framework to deliver efficient and effective performance for the benefit of the Victorian community. The role presents an exciting leadership opportunity to build on reforms to date and lead the organisation forward as a critical part of Victoria’s integrated emergency services response.
Reporting to an accomplished Board, the CEO will drive a culture of excellence and innovation underpinned by community engagement and resilience. Supported by a Chief Officer, who has infield regional accountability, the CEO will continue the organisation’s capability build and development of volunteers.
Success requires an experienced leader with a track record in strategic and operational excellence achieved in a setting where safety, wellbeing and environmental compliance are paramount. As a highly self-aware and decisive individual with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, you will sponsor a supportive, constructive culture and engender confidence in the future. You will have a reputation for high integrity and delivery of strong governance. Relevant tertiary and/or post graduate qualifications are expected.
The Organisation
From informal beginnings, CFA has grown to be one of the largest volunteer-based emergency service organisations in the world.
CFA members are key to the success of the organisation because they are deeply connected with their local area and have a unique understanding of their community risk.
The CFA, as a volunteer-based organisation, works together with communities to keep Victorians safe from fire and other emergencies.
For more information about the CFA visit:
To apply – please go to and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference CFAceo0920, addressing your cover letter and resume to David Baber or Kate Wheeler, of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.
For a copy of the Candidate Information Pack, click here.
Applications close: Sunday 11th October 2020

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