Risk Analyst

• Identifies and proposes workable solutions to problems

• Contribute to the delivery of high quality risk analyst services

• Identifies emerging issues, risk and trends

The Risk Analyst provides high quality risk analysis services to support the development and implementation of strategic planning for forest, fire and emergency management.
Job Details
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Department: Department of Environment, Land, Water and Planning
Work Type: Fixed Term - Flexible
Job Function: Science
Classification: VPSG4
Work Location: Melbourne - Eastern Metro
Reference: VG/926212D
Closing Date: 27-Sep-2018
Salary Range: $82,574 - $93,689
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: 926212 VPS 4 Risk Analyst PD.docx (Word, 121KB)

Contact: Frazer Wilson
0407 305 258

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 Forest & Fire Risk Analyst is a unique position where you will use your existing ArcGIS and SQL programming skills and be taught Wildfire Behaviour skills to undertake Bushfire simulations to evaluate the risk to life, property, infrastructure and ecological values that are important to communities. You will then present your findings to communities and agencies in an easy to understand way, with strong written and verbal communication and assist in the creation of the new Strategic Bushfire Management Plan and other long term strategies.

The position is in a multi-disciplinary team with Fire Behaviour, Ecology and Monitoring Evaluation and Reporting specialists that works to improve long term Forest & Fire planning across the Port Phillip region. The team values continued professional development and is a very collaborative team of technical specialists working between Knoxfield and Heidelberg.

This is a Fixed term position available up until 12 August 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. 

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