Community Development Officer - Community Fire Safety (003512)

Department of Police, Fire and Emergency Management
Tasmania Fire Service
Community Fire Safety
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Tasmanian State Service Award - General Stream Band 5


$93,771.00 to $98,362.00 per annum

Employment type:

Fixed-term, full-time





Job description:

Help build community capacity to prevent, prepare for and respond to bushfires and fires in the home.

Period of Appointment

Commencing ASAP until 30 June 2024.

Hours per Fortnight

73.5 - talk to us about how this could work for you.


Help build community capacity to prevent, prepare for and respond to bushfires and fires in the home.  Applicants with relevant transferable skills are encouraged to apply.

Essential Requirements

Pre-Employment Checks 

The Head of the State Service has determined that a person nominated for appointment to this position is to satisfy a pre-employment check before taking up the appointment, promotion or transfer. Any relevant serious criminal offence or repeated serious offences over any period, which are not mitigated by additional information, may provide grounds for declining an application for appointment. Such offences would include, but are not limited to:

  • Arson and fire setting;
  • Sexual offences;
  • Dishonesty (e.g. theft, burglary, breaking and entering, fraud);
  • Deception (e.g. obtaining an advantage by deception);
  • Making false declarations;
  • Violent crimes and crimes against the person;
  • Malicious damage and destruction to property
  • Trafficking of narcotic substance;
  • False alarm raising.

Desirable Requirements

• Recognised qualifications in community development or other relevant field.
• Experience delivering programs in an emergency management context.

Statement of Duties and Associated Documents

003512 - SoD - Community Development Officer - Band 5.DOCX

003512 - SoD - Community Development Officer - Band 5.pdf

Short Form Application Guidelines for Applicants Final.DOCX

Short Form Application Guidelines for Applicants Final.pdf

How to Apply

Applicants are required to submit a 1-2 page statement outlining their suitability for the role.

Online applications will only be accepted, please click the blue Apply now button to apply. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact (03) 6173 2955.

Further Information

For further information on this position, please contact Sandra Barber, Manager Community Development and Education on 0437 071 796.


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