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Senior Officer, State Operations

Job posted: 06/06/2024
Applications close: 23/06/2024 (Midnight)
1 day remaining

1 day remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $106,534 - $128,897

Occupation: Emergency Management

Reference: VG/1798266JUNE2024

Reference: VG/1798266JUNE2024

Occupation: Emergency Management

Salary Range: $106,534 - $128,897

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?

  • Senior Officer, State Operations (within Emergency Management)
  • Ongoing, Full Time
  • Attractive VPS 5 salary between $ 106,534 - $128,897 + superannuation

Emergency Management within the Department of Justice and Community Safety works closely with government and agencies across the emergency management portfolio. The group is led by the Deputy Secretary, Emergency Management. Emergency Management includes the department's emergency management accountabilities and statutory entities and offices.

Emergency Recovery Victoria - What does the business unit do?

Emergency Recovery Victoria (ERV) is responsible for state relief, and state and regional recovery coordination for all emergencies to help communities build back better and emerge stronger. ERV is a business unit within the Department of Justice and Community Safety. Working directly with impacted communities, all levels of government, agencies and industry, ERV coordinates real, effective and timely support that communities need to recover after a major emergency. As well as providing strategic leadership on whole-of-government recovery activities and delivering state recovery outcomes, ERV supports locally led recovery efforts to support councils and ensure that community is at the centre of recovery.

What will the role do?

  • Develop strategic and high-quality operational policies, procedures, plans and frameworks for relief and early recovery, including for internal ERV state operational governance, and the relief and recovery function of the State Control Centre (SCC).
  • Develop and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders to influence and create opportunities for collaboration.

What skills and knowledge should a Senior Officer, State Operations have?

As our ideal candidate, you will have:

  • Flexibility and Adaptability
  • Working Collaboratively
  • Promote Inclusion
  • Strategic Planning
  • Partnering and Co-creation
  • Future Focus
  • Critical Thinking and Problem Solving
  • Political and Organisational Context
  • Influence and Persuasion
  • Stakeholder Engagement
  • Lead and Navigate Change
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Victoria's emergency management arrangements (highly desirable)
  • A tertiary qualification in public policy and management, emergency management, community or social welfare or related discipline is desirable.

If you have any queries, please contact Stewart Davies, Director, State Capability and Operations, via stewart.davies@erv.vic.gov.au

If this sounds like a compelling job that you believe your skills would be a great match for, please APPLY NOW. Applications close 11.59pm  - 23 June 2024.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION:

CHILD SAFE STATEMENT OF COMMITMENT:

The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.

How to apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

Senior Officer, State Operations

Job type:

Full time

Job classification:

VPSG5

Contact:

Stewart Davies on 0427 916 927 | stewart.davies@erv.vic.gov.au

Senior Officer, State Operations