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Emergency Management Resilience Officer

Apply now Job no: 493329
Work type: Temporary
Location: Melbourne
Categories: Community Services and Development, Project Management

Emergency Management Resilience Officer 

Mitchell Shire Council has embarked on Victoria’s last great story of growth.

Located just 40 minutes from Melbourne where the city meets the country, we’re renowned for our scenic beauty that’s rich in both history and heritage.  We’re home to a mix of beautiful natural landscapes, townships and emerging communities in some of Australia’s fastest-growing suburbs.

Come join a Local Government Organisation offering a fantastic opportunity for Community, Opportunity and Growth for the right applicant.

This is your opportunity to join a supportive organisation in an area with a projected population growth of 181,591 people.

About the Opportunity

The Mitchell Shire Safer Communities Project will see the development of Community Emergency Management Plans and the delivery of resilience building initiatives across four high fire and flood risk communities.

This project aims to gain a better understanding of the communities level preparedness, knowledge of emergency planning and response capacity through various engagement activities and work on ways to increase their level of preparedness

The project takes a ‘community led’ approach by establishing working groups consisting of influential community leaders to ensure community needs are properly understood.

 This role is a temporary, full-time opportunity with a Monthly ADO. Remuneration begins at $88.9k to $96.7K (Band 6) plus superannuation.

About You

Do you have a passion for Emergency Management and working with community?

The ideal candidate will demonstrate a sound understanding of emergency management preparedness with particular community engagement qualities.

You will build strong and effective partnerships with community groups, service providers and other stakeholders to deliver community led emergency preparedness initiatives including the development of Community Emergency Management Plans.

For further information about this role please contact Casey Southurst, Coordinator Emergency Management and Recovery on 0436 315 766

All applications must address the Key Selection Criteria in the position description. For information on how to apply, please visit our Careers page.

Please note: the successful applicant will be required to obtain a Working with Children Check, prior to commencement.

Applications close at 5pm Monday 22 July 2024.

Position Description

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