Risk Analyst

• Operational Planning

• Community Engagement

• Location: Flexible but based in 8 Nicholson St, East Melbourne

The Risk Analyst will support initiation and integration research into operational tools and methods that support strategic and operational planning, decision making and community engagement.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Risk Management
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - CBD
Reference: VG/925175
Closing Date: 25-Feb-2018
Salary Range: $81,354 - $92,304
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 925175 VPS4 Risk Analyst PD Feb2018.docx (Word, 110KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Andy Ackland
(03) 9637 8078

Position Details

We are building an inclusive workplace to help realise the potential of our employees, embrace our differences, and apply our diverse thinking to innovation and delivering services to Victorian communities. All jobs can be worked flexibly and we encourage job applications from Aboriginal people, people with disabilities, young people and people from culturally diverse backgrounds.

The Risk Analyst works in a team to develop innovative bushfire modelling tools and methods for assessing bushfire risk and enabling risk-based multi-agency planning for bushfire prevention, response, suppression and evacuation activities. The Risk Analyst will be an active member of the Bushfire Risk Assessment Unit (BRAU), and will contribute to the delivery of group and departmental priorities, and to building an inclusive and high performing workforce that is customer focussed, collaborative, professional and engaged. You will support the development of innovative tools and methods for assessing bushfire risk and enabling risk-based multi-agency planning for bushfire prevention, response, suppression and evacuation activities.

Demonstrable experience in fire behaviour science, emergency management or hazard modelling and prediction and expertise in GIS and computer modelling would be highly desirable.

This is an ongoing position until 30 June 2019.

To be considered for this position, your application should include a supporting statement demonstrating that you meet the key selection criteria and any job requirements specified in the position description. 

Applications close at midnight Sunday, on 25 February 2018.


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