Jobs in Shoalhaven – Deputy LEMO

Website Shoalhaven Council

Job Description:

The advertised salary is based on the grade of the position, comprising of 4 steps within the range shown. The starting salary is at Step 1 within the grade. Progression through the salary steps shall be based upon the achievement of performance objectives relating to the position.
This is a permanent, full-time position working 35 hours per week and will be based at the Nowra Administration Building.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Work in conjunction with the LEMO and the community to ensure an understanding of local emergency management arrangements and the risks as it relates to each community.
  • Carry out the duties of the Local Emergency Management Officer (LEMO) as required and, provide Executive Support to the Shoalhaven Local Emergency Management Committee (LEMC), Shoalhaven Rescue Sub Committee and the Local Emergency Operations Controller (LEOCON).
  • Support and contribute to LEMO activities in the planning, development, implementation and continuous improvement of Emergency Management (EM) processes to enhance organisational and community preparedness, safety and resilience.
  • Support Council’s emergency management function as well as that in the JBT this position will work with multiple stakeholders including within Council, State and Federal Government Agencies, Non-Government Organisations, local community groups and leaders

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to understand and give instructions and to execute or allocate resources in the completion of tasks during major disasters or emergencies.
  • Tertiary qualifications in emergency management or a related field
  • Demonstrated understanding and knowledge of NSW Emergency Management, the Jervis Bay Territory Emergency Management Ordinance and emergency management principles
  • Current Class C Driver’s Licence

Qualification & Experience:

  • Demonstrated knowledge of and experience with legislation, regulation and codes of practice that impact on emergency management.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in emergency management administration
  • Demonstrated experience in working with Emergency Services and other Government agencies.

Job Details:

Company: Shoalhaven Council

Vacancy Type:  Full Time

Job Location: Shoalhaven, New South Wales, AU

Application Deadline: N/A

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