Bushfire Risk Planning Coordinator

Employment Details
Date Added: 25-Nov-2021
Closing Date: 22-Dec-2021 04:00 PM

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Bushfire Risk Planning Coodinator

Work Type: Contract Position
Total Remuneration Package: $120,000 to $130,000 pa
Primary Work Locations: Shire of Morawa and Shire of Perenjori Administration Offices
Closing Date : 22 December 2021

The Shires of Morawa and Perenjori  are looking to work together to improve their performance in this core area and seek someone who is going to work proactively within both organisations and is also willing to embrace the amazing country lifestyle on offer in these areas.

The Position
The Government of Western Australia (WA) has implemented a Bushfire Risk Management Planning (BRMP) program across WA. The program is responsible for the development, and implementation of ‘tenure-blind’ whole of Shire Bushfire Risk Management (BRM) Plans. The Local Government of Morawa and the Local Government of Perenjori have agreed to participate in this program and seek a Bushfire Risk Planning Coordinator to develop the BRM plan and assist with its initial implementation to manage risk to the community.
The Local Government of Morawa under the BRMP LG Grant Agreement, will host the
Bushfire Risk Planning Coordinator position, however, the successful applicant will be required to work across the Shires of Morawa and Perenjori.
An opportunity exists for an enthusiastic and experienced person to become an integral part of both organisations and communities experiencing substantial growth. Applicants should have emergency management knowledge; have an understanding of risk management and be familiar with the roles and responsibilities of bushfire-related organisations.
This is a full time position on a fixed term contract basis ending on 30 June 2023 with a possibility of extension. Regional travel will be a requirement of the role. A vehicle (or vehicle allowance) and mobile phone will be made available for use for the duration of the contract..


Further Information
An application package is available to download below:


Download Application Package - Bushfire Risk Planning Coordinator


Submitting an Application
Applicants should complete an application form together with a cover letter outlining their interest in the position and their ability to meet the Selection Criteria (maximum four pages) and a current resume.

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