Job Details - Disaster Management Support Officer

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Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A)- Level 2 Strathpine $62,853 pa9 day fortnight up to 12% superannuation leave loading72.5 hour fortnight4 weeks annual leave


Moreton Bay Regional Council is Australia's third largest local government, conveniently located between the Brisbane CBD and the Sunshine Coast.

The Moreton Bay Region is a diverse area, spanning more than 2000 square kilometres and boasting everything from rural townships to urban centres, coastal villages and thriving business precincts – We've Got It All.

Moreton Bay Regional Council employs more than 1700 staff dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 425,000 residents. With your skills, join council's team and help make a difference to one of South-East Queensland's fastest growing urban areas.  

Emergency Management Department

The Emergency Management Department aims to build a safer and more resilient community. The key actions to achieve these aims includes partnering with stakeholders to develop arrangements to prevent, prepare, respond and recover from emergencies and disasters. Other core functions include the enhancement of public safety through reducing the risk of fire on council land, proactive community engagement and the management of close circuit television systems to support business operations, crime prevention and investigation. The Department comprises three teams to manage these initiatives, these being; Disaster Management, Fire Management and Public Safety. 

The role

Your responsibilities will include providing general administrative support to section and the SES program and assisting with the administration of Councils disaster management system, Guardian Control Centre or similar. You will assist in the development and implementation of Council’s disaster management plan and sub-plans as well as undertake maintenance of the Moreton-Alert contact database and related systems, including monitoring and actioning user requests. 


To be successful in this role you will have excellent time management skills to achieve proficiency and effectiveness in managing conflicting priorities and meeting deadlines. You will be joining a highly dedicated and fast paced team. It is important that you have strong communication skills and are able to build rapport with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.  


This role with Council offers excellent working conditions, generous employer funded superannuation benefits (up to 12%) and a 9 day fortnight in addition to four weeks paid annual leave per year.

Council’s office locations have local parking on-site and are in close proximity to public transport networks.

Work Location

Please note that whilst the current work location for this position is specified above, staff may be required to transfer to any of council's work locations with notice. Council currently has administration offices located at Caboolture, Strathpine and Redcliffe as well as depots, libraries and a range of other facilities located throughout the region.

How to Apply

Click on the 'Apply' button below to complete your online application. Please upload your current resume that demonstrates how you meet the requirements of this role. Applicants will need to attach the following documents:

  • A current resumé or curriculum vitæ
  • A covering letter or expression of interest (maximum 2 pages) which details your suitability for the role.

Role Description

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Further Information

To obtain further details please contact council's Careers team at 

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