Watchroom Operator


Location: Oakey

Job Type: Full time


Ventia Pty Ltd

Our Rescue & Fire Fighting (RFF) services currently extend from stations in WA, SA, VIC, NSW and QLD. Due to the evolving nature of this contract, we are currently employing a Watchroom Operator in our Fire and Rescue operations at Defence Base Bandiana, Victoria.

We are currently requesting expressions of interest for qualified and compliant Watchroom Operators working within the Emergency Services and Defence Industry or the first step into a career as a Firefighter.


  • To maintain an effective operational readiness in accordance with the relevant policies and guidelines of Ventia.
  • Respond fire crews to incidents as required at the applicable fire station and maintain support and communications where required to the Incident Controller.
  • Assist the OIC of the Fire Station to ensure that all relevant administrative duties associated with the operational aspect of the fire station are performed.
  • Participate in the Fire Station training and development plan.

Mandatory Requirements

You must hold or be able to RPL the following:

  • PUAFIR215- Prevent Injury
  • PUAOPE002B- Operate Communications Equipment
  • PUATEA001B- Work in a Team
  • PUACOM001C- Communicate in the Workplace
  • PUATEA002B- Work Autonomously

Highly Desirable

  • Previous experience in some form of communications room.

Other Requirements

  • A strong focus on team orientation
  • You must be an Australian Citizen and able to maintain a Department of Defence Security Clearance.


  • Be part of a long-term defence contract.
  • Competitive remuneration package.
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