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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2010 Week 06 Hansard (Thursday, 24 June 2010) . . Page.. 2635 ..


Classification

FTE

Headcount

Fire Brigade 7

17

17

Fire Brigade 8

3

3

General Service Officer 10

1

1

General Service Officer 5

1

1

General Service Officer 7

5

5

Intensive Care Paramedic

62.64

68

Qualified Ambulance Support Officer

12

12

Senior Officer Grade A

4.9

6

Senior Officer Grade B

7

7

Senior Officer Grade C

9

9

Student Paramedic

15

15

Trainee Ambulance Support Officer

5

5

Training and Development Officer

11

11

Team Leader

8.55

9

Total

544.51

556

(5) To facilitate the accurate compilation on the average salary for employees with specialist skills, staff would need to be brought offline to undertake this analysis as the requested information is not readily captured. Current resourcing does not allow for this information to be gathered.

(6) All Intensive Care Paramedics (ICP) complete a bi-annual in service/professional development program (4 days per calendar year). Other positions undertake in-service / training in line with position requirements. The cost of this training varies but typically the training is conducted in-house with the principal cost relating to staff time.

(7)-(9) All ESA operational services require specialist equipment to undertake their work including fire pumpers, hoses, defibrillators and specialist medical monitoring equipment. Current resourcing at the ESA does not allow for detailed analysis to be undertaken without affecting ESA operational capability. To facilitate the accurate compilation of this information, operational staff would need to be brought offline to assist as the requested information is not readily captured.

(10) No graduates under the ACTPS Graduate Program are currently employed in the Emergency Services Agency.

(11) N/A

(12) In 2009-10 to date,

(a) 61 staff have been recruited.

(b) As to how much has been spent on recruitment, this information is not collected separately and therefore is not available.

(13) In 2009-10 to date, 14 staff have left the Emergency Services Agency. The reason for separation of 12 staff is resignation. One staff retired and another accepted a voluntary redundancy.

(14) The average amount of (a) recreation and (b) long service leave currently held by staff members, as reported by Shared Services, is stated in the table below.


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