Community Recovery Officer Rural City of Wangaratta


  • Temporary Full Time (until June 2023)
  • $79,062 + super

Do you understand emergency management, the needs of rural communities, and have experience working in community based resilience building? As a part of the Safer Together program, Rural City of Wangaratta is looking for someone to work with our rural communities to develop community based resilience and recovery plans.

Using community profiles, and working in a team, you’ll need to engage with the community to understand their needs, limitations and strengths. You’ll work with these communities to develop their own community-based plans that address their needs and priorities. You’ll help to roll out training, and work to increase the understanding of disaster resilience within Wangaratta.

This is a grant-funded role to deliver rural emergency plans. Experience in Emergency Management or Resilience and Recovery work preferred.

If you are interested, a detailed Position Description is available below and further enquiries about this position should be directed to Denise Pirko, Community & Recreation Coordinator – 0408 085 048

The successful applicant will be required to provide a copy of their Covid-19 Vaccination Certificate prior to commencement.

Applications close Monday 5th September 2022 at 3pm.

Rural City of Wangaratta is a child safe and equal opportunity employer.  Employment applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds are encouraged.  In addition, applications for positions that work with children must provide referees who can comment on their experience working with children.  These roles also require a valid Working with Children Check and all roles require a National Criminal History Check.

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