Community Resilience Coordinator (VPSG4)

Job posted: 15/02/2021
Applications close: 28/02/2021 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Western Region | Horsham

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Victoria State Emergency Service

Salary: $85,279 - $96,759

Occupation: Emergency Management



Occupation: Emergency Management

Salary Range: $85,279 - $96,759

Work location: Western Region | Horsham

Work closely within and with our MidWest communities to develop community engagement and emergency plans.


Victoria State Emergency Service (VICSES) is a volunteer based emergency service. Our highly skilled and equipped Volunteers are trained comprehensively in a wide range of emergency environments. To minimise the impact of emergencies when they occur and strengthen the community's capacity to recover swiftly and safely, VICSES focuses on working with communities and partners in building resilience to achieve more aware, informed and prepared communities.  We support them to understand their risk and the relevance of taking action before, during and after emergency events.

As the largest road rescue network in Australia we have specialist teams that provide a 24/7 response to road accident and trauma incidents. We assist Victoria Police in search and rescue operations, and play an important role in supporting the Country Fire Authority (CFA), Fire Rescue Victoria (FRV), Parks Victoria and the Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning (DELWP) during major bushfire and emergency incidents. 

VICSES is committed to being a child safe organisation.

VICSES offers Flexible Working Arrangements and where possible, Job Sharing may also be considered.



This position will work as part of a team to liaise with a wide variety of stakeholders, including volunteers. Coordinate the enhancement of community resilience through engagement of the community in the development and delivery of community engagement programs, communication of warnings and information and in the development of emergency plans for floods, storms, earthquakes and landslides.

More information about this role can be found in the attached Position Description.

The position being offered is a VPS 4.1, Full Time, Ongoing position. VICSES are anticipating a reorganisation which could impact and change this position.



Support VICSES to achieve its strategic direction in the delivery of consistent, high quality communication engagement and awareness programs. Through the coordination and development of resources for community engagement programs, maintaining accurate records of project activities and evaluating the effectiveness of engagement and community resilience initiatives. Support VICSES volunteers with recruitment and retention by engaging with key stakeholders and undertake community profiling.

Enhance VICSES's ability to improve community resilience by coordinating the successful design and implementation of community engagement programs. This includes community engagement strategies to enhance community resilience in relation to floods, storms, earthquakes and landslides, in accordance with the VICSES Community Engagement Strategy.

Further community resilience by working with the community and key stakeholders to contribute to the development of emergency plans and community information for a variety of emergencies.

Build the capability of VICSES volunteers to deliver community engagement programs by providing training and assessment in Community Engagement. Providing guidance and support to volunteers engaged in community engagement programs and engagement activities as set out in the Region Business Plan.



Applications will only be accepted via www.careers.vic.gov.au and should be in the form of a cover letter detailing your relevant skills and experience, along with a current resume or CV. There are no key selection criteria for this role, please refer to the attached Position Description.

Please contact Belinda Marchant on 0418 521 719 if you have any questions.

Applications close Sunday 28 February 2021.

Community Resilience Coordinator (VPSG4)

Job type:

Full time

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Belinda Marchant | 0418 521 719

Community Resilience Coordinator (VPSG4)