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Officer Emergency Services - Alice Springs / Katherine / Darwin

Australian Red Cross
  • Full time hours
  • Permanent role
  • Alice Springs, Katherine or Darwin location

About Us 

Australian Red Cross is part of the world’s largest humanitarian movement. We support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. We act for humanity. 

About the role 

The Officer, Emergency Services is responsible for supporting key Red Cross Emergency Services initiatives and community capacity building activities. This role will support building the capability and capacity of the staff and volunteer workforce as well as whole of community to prepare for, respond to and recover from emergencies along with partner agencies.

You will contribute to our strategic impact of supporting communities to prepare for, respond to and recover from disasters. The focus of the role may be across one or more areas of emergency services work, Operations, Projects, Volunteer Management and Community Work.

What you will bring 

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and deliver outputs within specified time frames
  • Ability to set priorities, plan and organise own work and that of other staff and/or volunteers as required
  • Demonstrated sound technical knowledge and expertise in project work, volunteer management or community resilience
  • Ability to exercise judgement and initiative within defined policies and practices
  • A current Ochre Card (Working With Children Check) and Drivers Licence are mandatory

Why work with us?  

Work for purpose, know that the work you do enables Red Cross to support and empower people and communities in times of vulnerability. 

Red Cross respects, values and encourages diversity. We believe that diversity in our people enriches our organisation as well as the impact we have. 

Exciting travel opportunities available while working with this upbeat innovative team. 

Benefits that act for you, while you act for humanity 

Financial wellbeing: In addition to your salary and up to 5 weeks annual leave, you can take advantage of salary packaging that could provide you with a great way to reduce the amount of tax you pay - and get more from your salary. You can salary package up to $15,900 for living expenses (such as rent, groceries, utility bills); up to $2,650 for holiday accommodation and meals when dining out; Novated car leases; superannuation and the option to purchase additional annual leave.

Health & Wellbeing: You can tap into specialist advice for nutrition, sleep, resilience and mindfulness, as well as access to guided meditation and other wellbeing programs. 

Work/Life Flexibility: You can access flexible working arrangements, paid ‘Me’ day just for you and a wide range of other paid leave options 

Career development: Access to ongoing learning, training, and development courses 

Further information  

This role is covered by the Social, Community, Home Care and Disability Services Award - Level 4. Salary from $82,063.28 FTE + superannuation + salary packaging. 

To find out more about this opportunity please refer to the position description below.  

For additional enquiries, please contact Annette Plowman on 0456 385 588 for a confidential discussion. 

Position description: Download File Officer - ES (S&T) (HRC0083972).pdf

Please apply as soon as possible as we will be reviewing applications as they come in and may close the advertisement earlier. 

Red Cross strives to create a safe and inclusive culture with wellbeing at its centre. We embrace diversity and welcome Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people with different lived experiences, abilities, gender, ethnicity, age, and sexual orientation. We are a child safe organisation with zero tolerance of any harm to children. Our vision is to be trusted as the leading humanitarian organisation making a genuine difference in the lives of people and communities. 

Thank you for considering a career at Red Cross. We also have great opportunities to volunteer. Click here to find out more. 

Job Ref #: 523161

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