Job Details - Disaster Management senior leadership opportunity

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498764 Projects & Asset Srvcs Full time, Permanent Emergency Management

The details:

  • Permanent Full Time
  • $142,219pa + super (up to 12%)
  • Note, this rate is inclusive of a 10% above EBA payment allowance in recognition of any additional overtime, external market remuneration conditions and Council’s operational requirements of this position.
  • Qld Local Government Industry Award (Stream A) - Level 8 of the MBRC EBA4 Certified Agreement
  • 72.5 hour fortnight
  • Location: Strathpine

About our opportunity

Join our Emergency Management leadership team and lead the Council’s disaster management arrangements, the Council’s support to the State Emergency Service and identify strategic and operational improvements.

Known in our organisation as the Disaster Management Coordinator, leading a team of five, you’ll be coordinating emergency responses and overseeing MBRC’s Local Disaster Coordination Centre to support disaster response across the Moreton Bay Local Government Area. You’ll also be ensuring that the LDMG executes activities and programs across all phases of disaster (Prevention, Preparedness, Response and Recovery) in the most effective and efficient way.

You’ll be building high-level relationships with stakeholders ensuring quality service delivery and documentation across a broad range of complex mitigation and management issues. Seeking to build strategic relationships within the State of Queensland and nationally with a high-level of expertise in risk management approaches that align with the concepts contained within the Queensland Emergency Risk Management Framework.

This is a fantastic opportunity for you to play a lead role in inputting thought leadership for the annual training and development process across the LDMG and internal Council training needs and monitor implementation in relation to disaster management, ensuring compliance with best-practice and the Standard for Disaster Management Queensland.

As the Disaster Management Coordinator you’ll managing Councils’ disaster management compliance with relevant legislative and policy criteria, and embedding capability and capacity in an environment that encourages participation, teamwork, innovation and excellence.

About you

With extensive experience leading high-level disaster or crisis management planning and project implementation, you also share your ability to lead and manage teams in high-pressure situations, during disaster response and recovery operations.

Additionally, you will have:

  • excellent presentation and communication skills and deliver engaged and constructive outcomes with key stakeholders
  • the ability to contribute to fostering a healthy, inclusive and well-connected workplace
  • applied knowledge of sound financial practices within a legislative environment.

Position Description

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Why join the MBRC Team?

As the third largest local government area in Australia and the fifth fastest growing region, the Moreton Bay Region boasts beautiful beaches and waterways, amazing manufacturing hubs and picturesque hinterland hamlets. Moreton Bay has a strong and connected community that enjoys all the traditional Jinibara, Kabi Kabi and Turrbal country has to offer within our region.

With a diverse workforce of more than 2000 team members dedicated to servicing the needs and enhancing the lifestyle of more than 479,000 residents, each team member has an intrinsic ability to impact our community. Whether you’re a manager or working on the frontline, your role will make a difference - bring your expertise and join our driven team today.

Aside from an opportunity to build a rewarding career within a diverse and growing organisation, we offer a range of team member benefits including:

  • Discounted Health Insurance.
  • Free flu vaccinations every year.
  • Fitness Passport program offering discounted membership for you and your family to selected facilities.
  • We are proud to offer opportunities to develop your career within a local government organisation and our team members are encouraged to undertake study for career development in their area of employment under our Study, Training And Research Scheme (STARS).
  • Generous employer and employee super contribution scheme.
  • Salary packaging options on novated leases, superannuation payments, smartphones and devices.
  • We want you and your family to feel well supported when you need it most - as a team member you will have access our 24/7 confidential counselling service, leader support hotline, chaplaincy program and our Mates in Construction program.
  • Our Strathpine office has local parking on-site and is in close proximity to public transport networks.

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.

Please note: applicants will be required to undergo a National Police History Check as part of the recruitment process for this role.

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