- Job posted on: 11th Mar 2019
- Applications close:
We are looking for a suitably qualified/experienced person to join the Inner Sydney Voice team as the Community Resilience Project Officer to assist social housing tenants living in the Nepean-Hawkesbury area to develop a disaster preparedness/emergency plans and to build flood awareness.
The successful applicant will be employed by Inner Sydney Regional Council for Social Development Inc. (trading as Inner Sydney Voice.) Inner Sydney Voice (ISV) is a Not-for-Profit, Sector and Community Development Organisation whose principal purpose is to work with organisations and residents that work in the Sydney region to alleviate poverty, marginalisation and distress suffered by economically and socially disadvantaged communities. ISV aims to achieve this purpose by:
This project is funded through the Infrastructure NSW Hawkesbury-Nepean Valley Flood Risk Management Directorate. The role is a nine month fixed term position at 21 hours a week.
The role will involve collaborating with social housing communities and other stakeholders to develop emergency planning processes for the tenants and service providers in the event of an emergency, including floods. The Project Officer will also work with a research team from Sydney University. The role will require Project Officer to work in Nepean-Hawkesbury region as well as at least one day a week/fortnight in ISV’s Waterloo office.
The Project Officer will work with social housing tenants, community housing providers and local emergency services to develop, coordinate and implement a comprehensive, easy-to-understand disaster preparation and management plan for social housing tenants living in the Hawkesbury Nepean valley. The Project Officer will promote flood awareness and disaster risk reduction as a shared responsibility. They will work collaboratively with all relevant stakeholders, as well as encouraging community involvement in the planning process. The plan will include identified roles for the various agencies who interact with tenants on a frequent basis.
The target groups for the project are:
Duties will include:
Note: This position description and associated information should not be considered as comprehensive in its description of responsibilities, criteria or outcomes. It is indicative of the position. The Project Officer can and will be asked to undertake duties within their competencies, skills and abilities that may not be mentioned in this document.
This position will work closely with social housing tenants and other agencies. The position is required to communicate progress and issues to the Executive Officer and Board.
Other stakeholders include, but are not limited to:
Base salary SCHADs Level 7.1 plus superannuation guarantee and flexible work practices
Inner Sydney Voice is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer.
A full Position Description is attached below.