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Senior Activation Support Officer

People helping people - that's the power of humanity

Apply now Job no: 519691
Work type: Casual
Location: Queensland

  • Casual hours (including some out of hours and night work)
  • Milton location

About Red Cross

Australian Red Cross is part of the world's largest humanitarian movements seeking to build a better society based on people helping people. We strongly believe that how we work is as important as what we do. We put humanity in action.

About the role

Support the delivery of Red Cross Emergency services during periods of activation, equipping Australians to be prepared for, and recover from disasters and other significant emergencies.

You will perform a diverse range of activities across the full scope of Emergency Services functions required during activation, including logistics, planning, reporting and operations. In addition, you will provide leadership and assistance to the Activation Support Officers.

Due to the nature of the role some out of hours and night shift work will be required. 

What you will bring

  • Proven level of emergency management and Australasian Inter-service Incident Management System (AIIMS) knowledge, skills and experience
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise effectively
  • Experience making complex decisions in a fast moving operational environment
  • Experience managing safety and wellbeing risks for complex, geographically-dispersed activities
  • Excellent records management and general office administration skills
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal
  • A current employee Blue Card, or willingness to obtain prior to employment is a mandatory requirement for this role  
  • Current and Valid Australian Drivers Licence

We utilise Covid-19 safe practices

We encourage all of our employees to be vaccinated against Covid-19 and a number of states have mandated that Australian Red Cross employees must be vaccinated to perform work for us. Please make sure that you are able to comply with these government requirements or have the appropriate medical exemption information available.

Why work with us

Work for purpose, know that the work you do contributes to Red Cross supporting and empowering people and communities in times of vulnerability.

You can access flexible working arrangements and 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 Jose Benoy on 0415 535 907.

Position description

Download File Senior Activation Support Officer - Position Description.pdf

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

Advertised: E. Australia Standard Time

Applications close: E. Australia Standard Time

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