Senior Regional Recovery Officer, Barwon South West

About Bushfire Recovery Victoria (BRV)

BRV is responsible for recovery coordination at the state and regional tiers for all emergencies. BRV’s roles include:

Recovery coordination, bringing together multiple actors and data to clarify priorities and resolve issues where there are conflicts, divergences or gaps in strategy, policy and programs.

Community recovery advocacy, through supporting local government and into State Government processes.

Recovery service delivery, where no other government portfolio has accountability or there is an evidenced gap in capability or capacity; with a clear plan to transition back to the appropriate lead.

Job Details
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Department: Bushfire Recovery Victoria
Work Type: Ongoing - full time
Job Function: Other
Classification: VPSG5
Work Location: South West - Victoria
Reference: VG/BRV/ROD/1640152
Closing Date: 17-Jul-2022
Salary Range: $103,920 - $125,735
Job Duration: N/A
Attachments: BRV Position Description VPS5 Senior Regional Recovery Officer Barwon South West .pdf (PDF, 254KB)
Job Specification

BRV Position Description VPS5 Senior Regional Recovery Officer Barwon South West .docx (Word, 298KB)
Job Specification

Contact: Sue Pigdon
0475 124 423,

Position Details

A unique and exciting opportunity exists to join the team at Bushfire Recovery Victoria (BRV) as Senior Regional Recovery Officer.  Reporting to the Regional Recovery Manager, you will be responsible for supporting and delivering emergency management recovery planning and operations functions whilst developing and maintaining strong stakeholder relationships, emergency preparedness and support to our community.

You will have emergency management, operational or recovery skills and experience, and a demonstrated ability to engage with community, agencies, NGOs and Local Governments, to build trusted relationships, community capacity and effective recovery planning.

You are a self-motivated leader focused on delivering quality outcomes for our local Victoria communities and thrive in a fast-paced, risk-based environment.

You will be part of the BRV Barwon South West team based in south west Victoria, and have the ability to work across multiple geographical areas to support recovery operations if required.

The closing date for this position is midnight Sunday 17 July 2022

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia. 

How to apply: 

Apply before the advertised closing date via the website 

All applications should include: 

  • a resume 
  • key selection criteria addressed within a cover letter (within three pages) 

Other relevant information: 

On 8 October 2021, the Chief Health Officer (CHO) issued directions that all public sector employees must be vaccinated against COVID-19. The Covid19 Vaccination policy applies to all BRV employees. Should you be successful for this position, you will be required to provide evidence of vaccination certificate before a formal offer is made.

Preferred candidates will be required to complete a Pre-employment Declaration and Consent form. Employment of successful candidates will be subject to a National Police Check. 

BRV actively promotes diversity, inclusion and an equal opportunity workplace. We welcome applicants from all diverse backgrounds, including Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds, LGBTIQ, people with disability. All roles at BRV can be worked flexibly, however it may differ from role to role. 

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