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Emergency Management Officer - Bendigo

City Of Greater Bendigo
  • Full time, Ongoing
  • Band 6, Salary Range $88,418 - $96,359 plus superannuation
  • Provide a real and positive impact to our community
  • Annual salary increases
  • Hybrid and flexible work options
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Join our team of dedicated professionals in a supportive team environment

About Us

The City of Greater Bendigo is in the heart of central Victoria on Dja Dja Wurrung and Taungurung Country. Located just 90 minutes’ drive to Melbourne, our region offers all the benefits of a large city with a warm and welcoming country feel. With a growing population, Greater Bendigo is an attractive region that boasts the Bendigo Art Gallery, theatres, stunning heritage buildings and natural surrounds that provide great recreational opportunities.

Our region is famous for its food and wine, as well as having high quality education and health services. There is a wide range of housing options and excellent rail and road networks, with Bendigo Airport having regular direct flights to Sydney. We provide over 65 important services to support our community, which is heading towards a population of 200,000 by 2050. Now is a great time to join us!

The role

As our Emergency Management Officer, you will play a lead role in the operationalising of relief and recovery arrangements before, during and after emergencies, including responsibilities as lead Municipal Recovery Manager.

You will work collaboratively across the organisation and with other agencies to plan implement and review local government emergency management activities, including required activities under the Municipal Emergency Resourcing Program.

You will contribute to building emergency management capacity across the organisation, through training and support for staff, and will support shared knowledge and resources through the Northern Victorian Emergency Management Cluster and statewide networks.

You will also develop and implement community resilience initiatives and projects to enhance preparedness and awareness across the community, with a particular emphasis on communities with complex needs.

About You

To be successful in this position, you will have relevant experience and knowledge of key concepts and principles around community recovery and resilience and emergency management frameworks.

You will have excellent communication and community engagement skills and demonstrated experience in project management, developing partnerships and problem-solving in complex situations.

A satisfactory police records check and Working with Children Check is required for this position.


  • We offer hybrid working options with flexible employment arrangements
  • Generous leave provisions
  • Learning and development opportunities

Visit our Employee Benefits website for more of our benefits.


If you require any further information regarding this position, including details on remote working options or flexible work arrangements, please contact Frances Ford, Coordinator Resilient Communities on 0409 949 299.

To apply

Submit your application addressing the key selection criteria.

A position description is attached.

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