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Employer:  Town of Port Hedland
Job Type:  Full Time
Address: 
Port Hedland WA 6721, Australia (Show on map)
Salary and Benefits:  $103,443.60 per annum (Inclusive of Port Hedland Allowance)
17/07/2018



Ranger & Emergency Services Advisor

  • Take the next step in your Ranger & Emergency Services career
  • Exciting, hands-on role for an experienced Ranger & Emergency Services Advisor
  • Career opportunity without the stress and commute of the city


An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced emergency services professional to join the Town of Port Hedland’s dynamic Ranger Services Department. You will play a key role in developing a safe and resilient community which is capable of both operating within the structures of legislated requirements and is capable or responding to and recovering from emergencies. The officer will be tasked with ensuring that the Towns obligations relating to Emergency Management are met, facilitate/coordinate the Local Emergency Management Committee and continue to develop, review, test and improve the Town of Port Hedland’s Emergency Managements arrangements and plans. The officer will play a critical role during emergencies and will coordinate initiatives to ensure that both the Town of Port Hedland and the Community are capable in the areas of Emergency Preparation, Preparedness and Recovery.

Forming part of the Ranger team will see the suitable applicant also taking on the challenging but rewarding role of Town of Port Hedland Ranger providing vital services including animal control, law enforcement, bush fire management and community education initiatives.

About you

The preferred candidate will be an effective communicator who can liaise with all levels of the business as well as external organisations. You are a self-motivated with a great public relations, administration skills and is a diligent individual who prides themselves on their strong attention to detail. The preferred candidate will have previous experience in the field of emergency management, experience in Ranger field is desirable but not essential. The Ranger training program will be available for the right candidate.

You must have a good foundation in bush fire management, 4wd off road vehicle use and good understanding of the application of legislation, policies and local laws is also desirable.

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role, as well as possess:

  • Diploma in Emergency Management
  • Current ‘C’ Class manual driver’s licence
  • National Police Clearance
  • 4WD training course

What the Town of Port Hedland Offers

In addition to the salary our employees enjoy a range of benefits which may include:

  • Six weeks annual leave plus 17.5% leave loading
  • Wellness program (includes discounted gym membership, pool passes etc.)
  • Superannuation co-contribution scheme
  • Training and professional development opportunities
  • Generous paid parental leave

The preferred applicant will be required to undergo a pre-employment medical, including drug and alcohol assessment to be considered for the role.

Suitable applicants may be considered for appointment to similar vacancies during the six month period following the conclusion of this recruitment process.

Should further information be required please contact Michael Cuvalo, Manager Environmental Health and Community Safety on 08 9158 9316.

Applications close 4:00pm, Tuesday 14 August 2018. Late applications will not be accepted.

The Town of Port Hedland is Equal Opportunity Employer and committed to eliminating all forms of discrimination. We embrace diversity and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally diverse backgrounds and people with disabilities.

Attachments : - 170718 PD Ranger Emergency Services Advisor.pdf

 

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