First listed on: 25 March 2024

Manager Foundational Platforms


This opportunity offers:

  • Ongoing employment
  • Full time role & 35 hour working week
  • Attractive annual salary $141,669 - $163,841 p.a. plus 11% superannuation
  • Location: Sydney Olympic Park (hybrid/flexible working arrangements considered)

Lead the dynamic team at NSW Rural Fire Service as Manager of Foundational Platforms, delivering robust ICT infrastructure, enhancing capability, and fostering community-focused outcomes.

As our ideal candidate, you'll have the technical and leadership expertise in ICT infrastructure and platform integration to manage GIS and data management strategies, supporting incident and operational responses, while leveraging Cloud technology to lead a dynamic team, make a lasting impact on emergency management practices, and drive positive community outcomes.

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please access the role description and our organisation structure.

Note: As per the role description, candidates are required to meet minimum essential requirements. If you do not meet the essential requirements for this role, your application may not progress to shortlisting. 

Why work for us?

  • Corporate uniform available
  • Attractive leave entitlements including 4 weeks annual leave per year, plus more
  • Free access to our Member Assistance Program (MAP) for all RFS members, and their immediate family
  • Salary packaging options available
  • One ‘Agreed Absence’ leave day per calendar month 
  • Ongoing learning and professional development programs
  • The RFS is a Registered Training Organisation and you will have access to various internal courses

You'll also get to enjoy:

  • Easy access to Sydney Olympic Park Train Station, bus services and parking facilities
  • Local eateries and childcare facilities
  • Sydney Olympic Park Entertainment and Sports Precinct, including Accor Stadium, Qudos Bank Arena, Sydney Showgrounds, and Bicentennial Park.

Looking for more information?

Why not reach out to our role expert Hieu Trieu, ICT PMO Lead, for a confidential chat via

If you’re interested in joining the NSW RFS:

To be considered for this opportunity, you must submit your application via I Work for NSW, and attach:

  • cover letter in PDF format, addressing how you meet the essential requirements of the role, outlining your suitability and why you are interested in this opportunity;
  • resume in PDF format, including two current/recent professional referees (please include email address and contact number)
  • Respond to two targeted questions within the online application process (maximum 500 words each):
    • Provide a specific example where you leveraged your expertise in ICT infrastructure and platform integration, including GIS and data management strategies, to propose and implement improvements to technical systems or processes. Outline the technical skills you applied, detail how you addressed challenges, and elaborate on the impact of these improvements on incident and operational responses, aligning with the RFS commitment to teamwork, achievement, and delivering positive community outcomes.
    • As a leader, how would you strategically cultivate a culture of collaboration and high performance in a fast-paced and dynamic work setting? Share tangible examples from your past experiences that exemplify your adeptness in motivating and coordinating team members, ultimately leading them to achieve common goals successfully.

Please submit your application no later than 11:59pm Sunday 7 April 2024.

Recruitment Information

  • We value a diverse and inclusive workplace and actively promote the employment of women, people with a disability, Aboriginal people, LGBTIQA+ and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • The recruitment process may involve a range of assessment activities to determine your capabilities for the role (aligning to the NSW PSC Capability Framework). The Capability application tool is designed to help job applicants understand and use the NSW Public Sector Capability Framework when applying for jobs with the NSW government. Additional checks for successful applicants will include referee checks and criminal history checks.
  • recruitment (talent) pool may be created through this recruitment process.

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