Department of Energy, Environment & Climate Action (DEECA) - Emergency Services Labour Hire Contract
T2022-0030 Preferred Supplier


DEECA (Department of Emergency Events and Climate Action) is a government agency that brings together Victoria’s energy, environment, water, agriculture, forestry, resources, climate action, and emergency management functions into a single department to maximise connections between the environment, community, industry, and economy. 

The Department holds various responsibilities for the management of public land and natural resources including the prevention and suppression of bushfire in Victoria’s National Parks, State Forests and Protected Public Land covering approximately one third of the state. 
Each year, during the fire danger period the Department engages approximately 200 additional staff to complement its fire fighting force of approximately 1,500 people. GBS Recruitment is a long-term trusted partner of DEECA (Previously DELWP) and has supported the Department with their Labour hire requirements during emergency events since 2012. 

About the work

As a preferred supplier of DEECA, GBS Recruitment may be requested to deploy temporary workers during emergency events such as a Bush Fire, Flood, or Earthquake requiring the construction, operation and decommission of Basecamp facilities.

Given the range of activities required to establish, operate, and decommission Basecamp facilities, the temporary roles required can include Supervisors, Tradespeople, General Labourers, Cleaners, Kitchen Staff, and Forklift Operators. 

To learn more about our casual emergency support job opportunities, please contact our office at 03 5174 2665 or email
[email protected]. You can also submit your application for the roles that best suit your skillset via the button at the bottom of this page, and a member of our recruitment team will be in touch to provide you with more information about the onboarding process.


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Application process:

How to Apply

  1. Submit application for any role that interests you, ensuring you meet the requirements of the role. If no suitable role is listed please submit your resume via the button below and during this process explain what locations, type of work and availability you can offer
  2. Employment Registration with a GBS staff member, providing evidence of Rights to Work in Australia, Identification, Certificates, Licences or Qualifications and payroll onboarding.
  3. If successful, complete a National Police Check (reimbursed) and potential pre employment medical depending on the role at hand. 
  4. Complete the GBS Induction before commencing work.

Click on any vacancy listed on this page that interests you and include a current resume and description sharing your location, availability and any roles you would be prepared to assist with during a Gippsland emergency.

For more information about any of these roles please contact our Head Office via 03 5174 2665, [email protected] or message us via any of our social media platforms:

Get in touch

For help with recruitment in Central & South Gippsland please contact our Traralgon office on 03 5174 2665.

For help with recruitment in West Gippsland please contact our Drouin Office on 03 5623 1883.

For help with recruitment in East Gippsland please contact our Sale Office on 03 5144 2344.

Alternatively you can email us on [email protected] or you can request a call from a Consultant or Submit a Resume via the following links:

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