Resilience Planning Coordinator

$80,700 yearly
  • Hawkesbury City Council
  • 366 George Street, Windsor NSW, Australia
  • Dec 24, 2020
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Job Description

Reference Number: IS093EO
Closing Date: 17-01-2021
Employment Type: Temporary Full Time (Upt to 18 months)

Be passionate. Be progressive. Hawkesbury City Council.

  • Temporary up to 18 months
  • Salary Grade 16 from $80,700 + super
  • 9 Day Fortnight

This role represents a unique opportunity to join an organisation that is committed to building high performing teams, working together to deliver outcomes for the community through innovation and best practice. We have passion and enthusiasm and we are looking for like-minded people to join us on this journey.

The Role

The key focus of this role is to ensure continuous improvement for future disasters and emergencies by undertaking a critical review of the response and recovery efforts of the recent natural disaster events of the 19/20 bushfires, February flood and COVID-19 pandemic; and document and implement the learnings for the next event.

You will map community networks and identify opportunities to build local capacity and capability for disaster resilience within the community; particularly for high risk and vulnerable population groups.

About you

An opportunity for a committed individual to develop and implement the Local Recovery Plan. Your expertise will include leadership, community development, understanding of the principles for building community resilience and recovery. You must also have the ability to build strong partnerships within the organisation, across agencies and in the community.

You must have:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of Community Recovery principles and practices
  • Demonstrated planning and project management experience – specifically in the development and implementation of disaster and resilience recovery
  • Demonstrated ability to analyse information and problems to formulate solutions based on community feedback and work to develop policies and procedures to inform recovery work within the Local Government context.
  • Demonstrated communication skills in consultation, negotiation, influencing and advocacy across various stakeholders including senior management, emergency services, government agencies and community members
  • Class C Drivers Licence

The Rewards:

An attractive salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant commensurate with qualification, skills and experience.

Hawkesbury City Council also offers a great working environment where your career and development matters. We offer a range of benefits from flexible work arrangements, discounted gym memberships, study assistance to flu vaccinations and other wellbeing initiatives.

To Apply:

For further position details, including the selection criteria and how to apply, visit our website www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au or if you do not have access to our website call Council’s People Experience Lead on 02 4560 4444.

Applications close 5pm Sunday, 17 January 2021

Applicants who do not address the selection criteria may not be considered for this position.

Please note that the canvassing of Councillors in relation to these matters will automatically disqualify the applicant from this process.

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Job Closing Date

Jan 17, 2021