First listed on: 20 January 2022

Manager, Community Risk


This opportunity offers:

  • Ongoing employment
  • Full Time role & 35 hour working week
  • Attractive annual salary $114,874 - $126,586 p.a. plus 10% superannuation
  • Location: Batemans Bay (relocating to Moruya)
  • Ongoing learning and development

Reporting to the Area Commander, the Manager Community Risk is responsible for leading, promoting and supporting strategic organisational programs to reduce risk to the community from bush fire and other emergencies.

This role is currently based in Batemans Bay at the South Eastern Area Command Office which will be relocating to Moruya in the future.  The role works in collaboration with the Manager Capability, Manager People and Business and other managers across the business to ensure successful operational outcomes across the Area.

As our ideal candidate, you will have experience in:

  • Development of Bush Fire Risk Management plans, Operations Coordination plans and pre-incident plans
  • Implementation of hazard reduction programs
  • Driving a high performance and inclusive culture which encourages and values the input of members and is based on community needs
  • Coordinating the management and mitigation of Work Health and Safety matters

If you are interested in finding out more about this opportunity, please access the role description.

Looking for more information?

Why not reach out to our role expert Chris Allen for a confidential chat on 0427 000 233.

If you’re interested in joining the NSW RFS:

You will need to submit your application via I Work for NSW, including

  • cover letter addressing the essential requirements of the role, outlining your suitability and why you are interested in the opportunity
  • resume which includes two current referees
  • Response to the two targeted questions below:
    • Describe a situation where you had to meet a deadline and there were competing priorities, both your own and others. How did you manage the situation? (Max. 300 words)
    • Provide an example of when you had to manage multiple stakeholders across multiple projects while maintaining a good working relationship with each of them? (Max. 300 words)

Please submit your application no later than 11:59pm Sunday 30th January 2022.

Recruitment Information

  • The NSW RFS considers COVID-19 vaccination mandatory for staff members. You will be required to provide satisfactory evidence that you are fully vaccinated against COVID-19 prior to commencement with the NSW RFS. Medical Exemptions are only available if you are unable to be vaccinated due to medical contraindications.  All applications for a medical exemption will be managed in accordance with the NSW RFS COVID vaccination policy.
  • We value a diverse and inclusive workplace and actively promote the employment of women, people with a disability, Aboriginal people, LGBTQI+ and people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
  • The recruitment process may involve a range of assessment activities to determine your capabilities for the role (aligning to the NSW PSC Capability Framework). Additional checks for successful applicants will include referee checks and criminal history checks.
  • recruitment (talent) pool may be created through this recruitment process.

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