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Project Officer - Recovery (Identified)

Location: Queensland
Company: The Australian Red Cross
Hours: Full time
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Applicants must be Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander. This is a special measure under section 105 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1991 (Qld)

  • Full time hours
  • 12 month maximum term role
  • Rockhampton location

About Red Cross

We walk alongside Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and communities and are committed to ensuring our organisation is a culturally safe and inclusive workplace where we can learn from each other and increase our understanding of reconciliation, of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, histories and cultural ways of doing business.

To learn more about our current RAP click here https://www.redcross.org.au/getmedia/eb367b0e-905c-4f96-8fea-4baee0bfe59a/Red-Cross-RAP-2018_1.pdf

About the role

Reporting to the State Recovery and Preparedness Coordinator, this role will contribute to enhance community resilience in disaster-impacted areas, with a strong focus on Aboriginal communities. The Recovery Project Officer will work to implement and support sustainable and effective community recovery and preparedness initiatives in partnership with a range of stakeholders, including local and state governments, community groups and service providers.

A current and valid Driver Licence is required for this role.

What you will bring

  • Lived experience working with Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people/communities
  • Ability or willingness to learn about disaster management, particularly preparedness and recovery
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and deliver outputs within specified time frames
  • Stakeholder engagement capability and experience building positive relationships with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities
  • Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and as part of a team
  • Good analytical skills - to take a problem and break it down into smaller pieces in order to solve the problem or complete the task
  • Excellent interpersonal skills - to communicate or interact well with other people verbally and in writing

Why work with us?

We are serious about flexible work arrangements and understand the importance of balancing life and work, particularly in the current COVID context.

Our policies are reflective of the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people offering a number of different types of cultural leave for Sorry Business, NAIDOC and for connection to country.

This role is a SCHADS level 4 but remuneration will be dependent on experience. You can also generous salary packaging options that can increase your take home pay by paying certain expenses using pre-tax dollars up to $15,900 a year.

Further information

For further information about this role, please refer to the position description attached below or contact Antoine Chandonnet on 0408 452 863.

Position Description - Project Officer - Recovery QLD.pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply

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