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Instructor Defence, Fuels

Melbourne, Australia
Competitive Salary
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

Job Details

  • Full-Time, Part-Time and Casual Positions (be part of a dynamic team)
  • Competitive Salary with market-leading benefits (depending on qualifications and experience) Tier 1 Service Provider - Education and Training for the Defence Sector plus $5000 Sign-on Bonus + Travel Per Diem + Paid 4 Weeks Annual Leave + Paid Public Holidays
  • Work in an exciting and varied work across Australia in a supportive and secure work environment.
  • Hybrid location or be based at either the Melbourne, Brunswick or Bundoora campus, but may be required to work and/or be based at other campuses of the University and Australian Defence locations. Ability to work close to home for as long as you want.

About the position

Specifically delivering courses and information associated with Fuel Management, Aviation Refueling and Safety Application in the Fuel Installation and Refueling Environment.

  • Become a Defence industry trainer with RMIT University
  • This a unique and exciting opportunity to work within a team of defence personnel while enjoying the benefits of working for RMIT University.
  • Work as one team and perform the delivery of fuel to the RAAF and other Defence stakeholders on base.

As the Instructor - Defence Fuels, you will be mainly responsible for delivering course material, assessing and supervising Australian Defence Force personnel enrolled in the various courses within the Australian Defence Logistics College.

As an instructor you will be participating in continuing reviews of course content and development, delivery, teaching methods (including online and face to face delivery methods) and methods of assessment will also form part of this role. You will interact with external organisations, industry groups and RMIT teaching and administration staff.

About You

  • Experience in Fuel Installation Management, Operation, Maintenance, Refuelling
  • MC/HR Drivers Licence and Dangerous Goods Handling Licence
  • Proven experience operating heavy vehicles is essential`
  • Experience in the fuel service and/or defence industry will be highly regarded
  • Good communicator and ability to work in a diverse team
  • Current Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
  • Current holder, or ability to obtain AGSVA security clearances

To be successful in this position, you'll have:

  • Effective interpersonal and communication skills relevant to teaching and consultancy environments. This includes effective presentation and facilitation skills, and in the use of flexible teaching methods.
  • Demonstrated skills and experience in competency-based assessment.
  • Ability in ensuring current and contemporary vocational competence which meets and/or exceeds the education level being delivered and assessed.
  • Experience in relevant industry, and substantial discipline knowledge as it relates to this position.
  • Capacity to diagnose learning problems in students, propose and implement effective solutions.
  • Ability to contribute effectively as a constructive and proactive member of a team.
  • Demonstrated skills in the use of relevant information and communication technologies.

Please Note: Appointment to this position is subject to being an Australian Citizen and subject to passing a Working with Children check, National Police Check and Australian Defence Security Clearance.

About the Australia Defence Logistics College

Joint Logistics Command (JLC) has undertaken an innovative approach to enable the development of Logistics personnel across the Defence Logistics Enterprise. The strategic partnership with RMIT University has now commenced and this action has culminated in the establishment of the Australian Defence Logistics College (ADLC). The ADLC will have a maturing scope to support the design, development, delivery and management of all Joint logistics training, through the provision of training services.

To Apply

Please submit your CV and covering letter for this position by clicking on the 'Apply' link at the top of this page.

Please note: Due to the urgent nature of the role, we will be running a rolling recruitment process, contacting candidates as soon as they apply, so please do not wait until the closing date to apply.

For further information about this position, please see the Position Description hyperlinked below or contact Diana via email at

Position Description - Instructor, Defence (Fuels)

RMIT reserves the right to remove this job posting at any time.

About RMIT University

RMIT is a multi-sector university of technology, design and enterprise with more than 96,000 students and close to 10,000 staff globally. The University's mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for students to prepare them for life and work.

Why work at RMIT University

Our people make everything at the University possible. We encourage new approaches to work and learning, stimulating change to drive positive impact. Find out more about working at RMIT University, what we stand for and why we are an Employer of Choice.

We want to attract those who will make a difference. View RMIT's impressive standings in university rankings.

Bring Your Whole Self to Work

We are better for our diversity. When we listen to those who are different to us, or challenge us, we grow stronger together. When we feel like we belong, we can achieve so much more. We respect each other, embrace our differences and build a sense of belonging in our team and beyond.

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RMIT has a strong dhumbali (commitment) to the employment, development and retention of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people within a culturally safe environment; we strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.

At RMIT, we are committed to supporting adjustments throughout the recruitment and selection process, as well as during employment. We actively support and encourage people with disability to apply to RMIT. To discuss adjustment requirements, please contact Kassie (Senior Talent Acquisition Advisor), via or visit our Careers page for more contact information -

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

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