Director, Disaster Resilience

The Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions (DJPR) was established on 1 January 2019 to ensure Victoria's strong economic performance by growing industries and regions. Here at DJPR, we're making sure Victoria's economy benefits all Victorians by creating more jobs for more people, building thriving places and regions and nurturing inclusive communities.

Our work supports six ministers, spans 12 portfolios and operates across metropolitan, regional and international offices. We also oversee various public entities, including public corporations, regulatory authorities and specialist boards.

The Department strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

The Department offers reasonable adjustments for applicants with disabilities on request.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Jobs, Precincts and Regions
Work Type: Ongoing - flexible
Job Function: Emergency Management
Classification: VPS STS
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/019875
Closing Date: 28-Aug-2019
Salary Range: $163,931 - $222,948
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Director Disaster Resilience PD.doc (Word, 158KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Mark Duckwork
(03) 8392 6918

Position Details

Director, Disaster Resilience

  • Lead on critical infrastructure resilience and emergency risk management
  • Build career defining networks
  • Shape, influence and drive a high performing culture

Reporting to the Executive Director, Emergency Management, the Director is responsible leading portfolio sector resilience network engagement and planning, development of research, advice and executive papers for security, emergency and resilience.  The Director plays an integral role within the branch's leadership team and supports integration of staffing for the department's contribution to whole of government arrangements for emergency staff resourcing for incident control functions.

To be successful in this position, you will have a demonstrated understanding of security, emergency and resilience policies and strategies.  You will have experience in building and maintaining productive, sustainable relationships with stakeholders and have a track record of implementing innovative strategies within complex environments.  A strong leader, your ability to lead a high performing and capable workforce will ensure your success.

How to Apply:

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement.  Applications should include a resume and covering letter addressing the Key Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description.

Applicants should view the full position description attached to this advertisement before applying. 

Enquiries about this position should be directed to Mark Duckworth on (03) 8392 6918.

Application close midnight on Wednesday 28 August 2019.

Successful candidates will be required to undergo a National Police Records Check prior to commencing employment with the Department.


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