Security and Emergency Management Officer

$87,715 - $100,388 yearly
  • ACT Government - Department of Education
  • Dickson ACT, Australia
  • 14/01/2021
Full time - Permanent Admin/Clerical/Support

Job Description

Full-time Permanent

Closes: 21 January 2021

Classification: Administrative Services Officer Class 6
Salary: $87,715 - $100,388 plus superannuation
Position No: 28747
Directorate: Education
Contact Officer: Jayne Hines on or (02) 6207 1974

Details: The Risk, Security and Emergency Management team provides specialist risk, security, emergency management, business continuity and insurance advice and management to schools and the Education Support Office.

As a security and emergency management officer, your role is key in supporting the delivery of the Directorate’s protective security, emergency management and business continuity capability. You will contribute to the Directorate’s strategic policy, emergency management preparedness and operational response to critical incidents. To be a successful applicant you will be able to work with a small team, have sound judgement with demonstrated experience in emergency management planning or protective security. The ability to think critically, conduct high level research and analysis; strong administration skills and prepare detailed meeting papers, Ministerial briefs and reports are essential requirements for the position.

Eligibility/Other requirements:

  • Successful completion of training for the Australasian Inter-Service Incident Management System; and registration issued under the Working with Vulnerable People (Background Checking) Act 2011 and a Negative Vetting 1 National Security Clearance are required to be maintained to occupy this position.
  • Qualifications or experience in the areas of emergency management or protective security fields will be highly regarded.

Note: The position may be assessed on application and referee reports. An order of merit will be established from this selection process and may be used to fill future identical vacancies over the next 12 months. If interviews are conducted a written exercise may be conducted at the time of interview. This is a Security Assessed Position. Applicants that have a Negative Vetting 1 National Security Clearance may be preferred. The position will be moving to a new workplace designed for activity-based working (ABW) in 2020. Under ABW arrangements, officers will not have a designated workstation/desk.

How to Apply: In addition to your curriculum vitae, please provide a paragraph against each of the seven criteria in the What You Require section detailed in the Position Description. You are encouraged to discuss the role with the contact officer. Suitability for this position will be assessed on your demonstrated skills, experience and knowledge in relation to the duties/responsibilities listed in the Position Description.

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