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Bushfire Safety Officer First Nations Ro2 Rural Fire Service 2022, QueenslandFire And Emergency Services

Bushfire Safety Officer First Nations RRural Fire Service writeAgency'Queensland Fire and Emergency Services';Queensland Fire and Emergency Services Organisation site BUSHFIRE MITIGATION Bushfire Mitigation is responsible for the statewide strategic management, promotion and expansion of preventative bushfire mitigation strategies, fire prevention, planning and education programs, including tmaintain effective working relationship with the Fire Warden Network, Fire Management Groups, Interdepartmental Committee for Bushfires and public and sector stakeholder groups.The Bushfire Safety Officer First Nations BSOFN focus is tsupport enhanced bushfire hazard mitigation culture and traditional burning support tTraditional Owners their communities and stakeholders. The position will support fire management groups, fire wardens/brigades and rangers tenhance community engagement sthat they better understand their bushfire risk and knowshw tprepare.Reporting tthe Inspector of Mitigation for the region. You will be responsible for undertaking specialised strategic projects aimed at enhancing the departments fire capacity timprove safety within indigenous communities. Improving the safety of communities will be attained through the development of sustainable partnerships between Community stakeholders and their partners.You be required t as a Fire Warden/Chief Fire Warden, you will be required tsupport build and develop volunteer/community's capability and sustainability tcombat the effect of unwanted fire effecting on the community assets.We are seeking Expressions of Interest from Rural Fire Service RFS staff or volunteers in conjunction with the current generic Rural Officer TwRO, RFS role description. see additionalinformation below. Purpose of specific work area and positionBushfire Mitigation is responsible for the statewide strategic management, promotion and expansion of preventative bushfire mitigation strategies, fire prevention, planning and education programs, including tmaintain effective working relationship with the Fire Warden Network, Fire Management Groups, Interdepartmental Committee for Bushfires and public and sector stakeholder groups.The Bushfire Safety Officer First Nations BSOFN focus is tsupport enhanced bushfire hazard mitigation culture and traditional burning support tTraditional Owners their communities and stakeholders. The position will support fire management groups, fire wardens/brigades and rangers tenhance community engagement sthat they better understand their bushfire risk and knowshw tprepare.Reporting tthe Inspector of Mitigation for the region. You will be responsible for undertaking specialised strategic projects aimed at enhancing the departments fire capacity timprove safety within indigenous communities. Improving the safety of communities will be attained through the development of sustainable partnerships between Community stakeholders and their partners.You be required t as a Fire Warden/Chief Fire Warden, you will be required tsupport build and develop volunteer/community's capability and sustainability tcombat the effect of unwanted fire effecting on the community assets.We are seeking Expressions of Interest from Rural Fire Service RFS staff or volunteers in conjunction with the current generic Rural Officer TwRO, RFS role description. see additionalinformation below.Mandatory requirements All applying will be required tprovide a letter of provenance tconfirm you are of Aboriginality / or Torres Strait Islander descent; identifies as an Aboriginal and or / Torres Strait Islander ; and is accepted as such by the community in which they live; and Must meet the mandatory requirements as outlined in the generic Rrole description.Highly desirable requirements Can demonstrate an ability tcommunicate effectively with a wide range of stakeholders from rural and near rural communities.Primary dutiesIn addition tthe generic RRural Fire Service role description, the purpose of the BSOFN position includes but is not limited to:
Utilise Indigenous cultural fire management or cultural burning practices, relationships and knowledge of fire tenhance Indigenous governance systems for fire and biodiversity. Support coordination and delivery bushfire mitigation activities by Traditional Owners, Rangers brigades and partners. Build the efforts of a range of Indigenous fire related activities and partnerships across your patch that support Indigenous groups and enterprises tmaintain, learn, build and apply cultural fire knowledge and practices. Support implementation/development of bushfire risk mitigation plans for Indigenous communities, Undertake local bushfire risk assessments for First Nations country, and develop appropriate plans tmanage identified bushfire risks. Support the collection of data for field intelligence , site inspections. Assist and undertake bushfire investigations and compliance and manage Community complaints. Provide support tpermit tlight system.Additional information First Nations nationality is an essential requirement and typically all or most of the work involve the development and/or delivery of policy, programs and services impact on First Nations people and/or involve liaising directly with First Nations people and communities. You will be required ttravel and work within the area of responsibility and alsbe required tundertake intrastate and interstate travel. Applicants will have five weeks leave a year, there is a range of special leave sthe employee can attend cultural activities and attend tfamily related matters. This position works hours in an Eight cycle, there be some night and weekend work tmeet functional demands. Officers appointed tthis position will participate in a personal professional development program in conjunction with their supervisor. The will spend a large amount of their time working on country and with people whwish tlearn about the land andshw tuse fire wisely. We are looking for someone whhas a proven commitment tmaintaining skills, connection with the land and can work in a team environment. This Role Specification Statement RSS is linked tthe generic role description, that provides the key accountabilities' and capabilities' tbe addressed by the applicant. Applicants are strongly encouraged treview this RSS in conjunction with description and consider the requirements when preparing their application. We are committed tbuilding inclusive cultures in the Queensland public sector that respect and promote human rights and diversity .
Posted
06/12/2022
Location
melbourne, VIC, AU