Community Education Coordinator

• Located at South West Region, (Based in Hamilton)

• Fixed Term Full-Time (Up to 30 June 2018)

• $76,690 pa (plus 9.50% superannuation)
Job Details
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Department: Country Fire Authority
Work Type: Fixed term - full time
Job Function: Community Services
Classification: See Advertisement
Work Location: Hamilton
Reference: VG/1311732
Closing Date: 21-Dec-2017
Salary Range: See Advertisement
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: Community Education Coordinator PTA4.pdf (PDF, 57KB)
Job Specification

Contact: James Haley
0428 376 941

Position Details

The Country Fire Authority (CFA) is one of the world's largest, and most highly regarded community based emergency services organisations. We respond to fire and other emergencies 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Whilst our firefighters are the cornerstone of CFA services, what goes on behind the scenes is just as important in helping to protect lives and property.

The Community Education Coordinator, coordinates a broad range of community education and awareness programs within the Region which promote and enhance community understanding and safety as identified in the Region and District Business Plan.

The successful applicant will have:

  • Tertiary qualifications in education, community development or related disciplines
  • Demonstrated involvement (3-5 years) in working with community groups and co-ordination or community programs.
  • Demonstrated experience and skills in project management (3-5 years).
  • Excellent written and oral skills involving extensive communication with both internal and external stakeholders.
  • Excellent interpersonal, facilitation and liaison skills.
  • Ability to work in multi-disciplinary teams.
  • Competence in utilising computer applications.

Your Application

When applying for a position with CFA, the key to progressing in the selection process is the quality of your application. Your application must demonstrate that you have the qualifications, experience, key attributes and skills required for the position.

Applicants must address the selection criteria outlined in the attached position description.

Your application should include:

  • Cover letter
  • Responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description
  • Resume

Submitting your Application

When you click the 'apply' button you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details and respond to employment-related questions.


The successful applicant will be required to complete a National Police History Check.


CFA supports flexible working arrangements and is committed to being an inclusive, fair and child safe organisation for all staff, volunteers and the community.

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