Regional Recovery Director - Multiple Locations (SES1)

Job posted: 16/07/2021
Applications close: 01/08/2021 (Midnight)
8 days remaining

8 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Negotiable

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Bushfire Recovery Victoria

Salary: $199,014 - $257,111

Occupation: Community Services

Reference: VG/BRV/REO/1551111

Reference: VG/BRV/REO/1551111

Occupation: Community Services

Salary Range: $199,014 - $257,111

Work location: Negotiable

Bushfire Recovery Victoria (BRV) is a new permanent Victorian Government agency with a mandate to work directly with communities to support their recovery after bushfire disaster.

BRV takes a community-led approach to recovery, coordinating rebuilding and recovery and partnering with communities, governments, businesses and not-for-profit organisations to ensure recovery programs and services meet the needs of bushfire-affected communities, individuals and regions.

BRV is seeking applications from suitably qualified applicants for 3 Regional Recovery Directors, located as follows:

  • Tallangatta/Wangaratta/Wodonga (or negotiable in North East Victoria) - 12 months
  • Lilydale (or negotiable in Yarra Ranges) - 12 months
  • Traralgon (or negotiable in La Trobe) - 6 months (potential to extend a further 3 months)

Reporting to the Executive Director, Recovery and Engagement Operations, this role is responsible for stakeholder management working in partnership with local government to establish and manage community recovery hubs and facilitate community recovery committees. 

You will be a strong people leader and problem solver, with senior experience in community engagement, operations and service delivery in a complex operating environment, and a demonstrated commitment to working closely with members of the executive team to ensure the highest standards of performance and integrity are achieved.

This is a key operational and community facing role that will build genuine partnerships and collaborate across all levels of government, businesses and not-for-profit organisations to support community-led recovery from disaster, ensuring the needs of affected individuals, communities and regions are met.

The closing date for this position is midnight Sunday, 1 August 2021.

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia. 

How to apply: 

Apply before the advertised closing date via the https://vps.careers.vic.gov.au website 

All applications should include: 

  • a resume 
  • a cover letter which addresses the key selection criteria (within three pages) 

Other relevant information: 

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check. 

BRV actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, LGBTIQ, people with disability. All roles at BRV can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role. 

Regional Recovery Director - Multiple Locations (SES1)

Job type:

Full time

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Megan Stiffler on | Megan.Stiffler@brv.vic.gov.au or 0436 284 013

Regional Recovery Director - Multiple Locations (SES1)