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Project and Communications Officer - Heat Vulnerability

Western Australian Council of Social Service

The National Disaster Risk Reduction (NDRR) funded Heat Vulnerability project will map high heat risk regions against heat-vulnerable populations across WA. It has identified three pilot sites and engages partners and support services to provide heat interventions to vulnerable populations across WA. The project evaluation report will provide recommendations to prevent unnecessary heatwave deaths and health implications across WA that can also be applied by other jurisdictions.

This role serves to enable the implementation of the Heat Vulnerability project and equip the Project Manager and Strategic Reference Group to fulfill the project aims. This role requires awareness of disaster risk reduction in Western Australia, organisation and administrative skills, communications skills and interpersonal skills to engage across a network of experts, and a strong desire to address existing vulnerabilities to high heat.

The position will report to the Heat Vulnerability Manager and support the Project Strategic Reference Group.

WACOSS offers a flexible work environment and in a central location with excellent work conditions and generous leave provisions.

WACOSS is committed to building a diverse workforce and strongly encourage applications from First Nations people, people with disabilities, people from diverse and culturally linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with lived experience of disadvantage, women, young and mature age workers, the LGBTQIA+ community.

To submit your application please click 'Apply Now' by the closing date.

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