Applications Close: 15 Jul 2013 - 11:59pm
Development Officer - Community Recovery
2yrs - Fixed term expires 30th
5 (dependant on experience)
$62,908 - 69,064 per annum
to 12% Superannuation
Government conditions apply to superannuation - mandatory 6% salary sacrifice
applicable from second year of employment)
Regional Council Certified Agreement 2011; Queensland Local Government
Officers' Award 1998
The Community Development Officer will be employed to
support the Bundaberg Region community recovery process. The Community Development Officer will
facilitate and support community-led recovery initiatives, building on the
strengths and capacities of the affected community.
The Community Development Officer requires knowledge of, and emersion
in local communities to support and enable the flourishing of community
networks, resilience, community leadership capacity and governance arrangements
to enhance recovery. The Community Development Officer will also be required to use other
processes and skills such as more formal planning and engagement processes to
actively contribute to the development and implementation of the Local Human
Social Recovery Plan (Local Plan).
The Community Development Officer will work with a range of
community and organisational stakeholders to achieve broad community
participation in the recovery process, be inclusive, ensure community ownership
and support the achievement of community driven initiatives.
Specifically, the Community Development Officer will assist
- Mapping and analysis of the impact of the disaster on community groups, networks
and community infrastructure and identify service gaps and opportunities.
- Comprehensive community engagement
and participation in identifying community
needs/strengths and project ideas to inform development and implementation of
the local renewal and recovery plan and recovery activities.
- Community participation,
self-determination and self-healing (particularly vulnerable groups) in the development, implementation and review of recovery
and rebuild activities and events.
- Building future capacity of
community members (particularly vulnerable groups) in
community led action, leadership and resilience.
- Planning and reporting to ensure contribution of community needs and aspirations
are fed into the review and updating of Local LDMG Human Social Recovery Plan.
- Availability of timely and accurate
information to the whole community in multiple
across community, local service provider networks, disaster
management groups and Local/State/Commonwealth government departments.
experience in Community Development or related field (eg: Youth Development,
Sport & Recreation Development, Emergency Management)
- Proven experience in project
planning, implementation and evaluation (including budgeting, timelines and
- Demonstrated high level of
communication and interpersonal skills including consulting and liaising with a
range of stakeholders
- Demonstrated ability to work with
vulnerable and disadvantaged individuals and groups
- Demonstrated ability to maintain
effective professional partnerships
- High level analytical skills in
determining priorities and benefits of projects and programs.
view the position description for further position details.
further information in regards to this position, please contact Bruce Green, Operational
Supervisor Community Development on
1300 883 699.
To apply, please email your
application, quoting vacancy reference number PN/0525 and email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please be sure to include:
- Cover letter, which includes answers
to the selection criteria to demonstrate how you meet the requirements of this
role. (Please use no more than 150 words per selection criteria response)
Only Microsoft Word or PDF
documents will be accepted as a suitable format for applications received via
will receive an automatic response acknowledging receipt of your application
Applications close Monday 15th
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