Community Engagement Coordinator

Job posted: 03/07/2024
Applications close: 17/07/2024 (Midnight)
2 days remaining

2 days remaining

Job Description

Location: South West Region

Job type: Full time / Ongoing - full time

Organisation: Country Fire Authority

Salary: Salary not specified

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/1805447

Reference: VG/1805447

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: Salary not specified

Work location: South West Region

  • Location D5 Hamilton or D7 Geelong with regional travel
  • Ongoing Full Time
  • PTA 4 $89, 586 pa (plus 11% superannuation) & vehicle supplied for travel

    The CFA are proud of the work we do, protecting lives and property, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

    With over 51,000 volunteers CFA strives to be an organisation of choice for volunteers and employees. We embrace individuals with diverse skills, experience and backgrounds, recognising the unique value they bring to CFA.

    Want to read more about the Country Fire Authority (CFA) click here

    About the Role:

    The Community Engagement Coordinator facilitates communication, collaboration with stakeholders and oversees programs for community engagement, education and service delivery. The Coordinator brings significant project coordination capability and provides expert advice and guidance in the analysis and assessment of community risks, vulnerability and makes recommendations for improvement on programs and services.

    At the heart of our team the Community Engagement Coordinator supports volunteers to engage with their communities around fire risk reduction activities as a part of the regional and district service delivery plans for community safety, while also supervising the assessment, enhancement and reporting of education and engagement initiatives.

    About You

    Our ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate the following:

    • A tertiary qualification in social science, management and/or education and training or relevant industry experience.
    • Demonstrated experience in program coordination and project management
    • Well-developed analytical skills.
    • Well-developed written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to facilitate discussions.
    • Well-developed organisational skills and demonstrated ability to set priorities and meet tight work demands.
    • Ability to build working relationships and liaise and consult with internal and external stakeholders.
    • Ability to lead, mentor and develop casual and volunteer members.

    Why choose CFA

    • Meaningful Purpose: Your contribution truly makes a difference
    • Work-Life Balance: Paid parental leave, generous leave provisions
    • Growth Opportunities: Learning and development
    • Flexibility: Hybrid work options with flexible work arrangements
    • Discounts: Emergency Memberlink discounts on various services
    • Wellbeing Focus: Healthy for Life programs, flu vaccinations
    • Member Assistance Program: Access support across 8 service pathways

    Your Application

    Click the 'apply' button to access our online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.

    When applying for a position with CFA, please submit a cover letter and resume that demonstrates your qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

    Pre-employment Checks

    Offers of employment will only be made to candidates who:

    • Successfully complete a National Police History Check, Working Rights Check and hold a valid Working with Children Check.

    CFA is committed to creating and maintaining a diverse, inclusive, and safe volunteer and work environment. Our aim is to have a volunteer and paid workforce that reflects the community it serves.  First Nations people, women, people of all ages, with disabilities and culturally and linguistically diverse people are encouraged to apply. 

    Applications close: 11:59pm 17th July 2024

    If at any stage of the recruitment and selection process you require an alternative format to the application material or reasonable adjustment to the interview arrangements, please don't hesitate to contact the person listed on the ad or alternatively, email recruitment@cfa.vic.gov.au

    The Country Fire Authority (CFA) values your privacy. We will use the information you provide when you are applying for employment with us for the purpose of recruitment, selection, evaluation and appointment and to report on anonymised key metrics (e.g. diversity). The information we collect will be handled in accordance with privacy laws, including the Privacy and Data Protection Act 2014.   You can view our Privacy Statement here. For access and correction of the information we have collected, contact recruitment@cfa.vic.gov.au



  • Community Engagement Coordinator

    Job type:

    Full time / Ongoing - full time

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    Katrina Cuskelly | katrina.cuskelly@cfa.vic.gov.au

    Community Engagement Coordinator