Bushfire Recovery and Resilience Officer (Temp Full Time up to 31 March 2024)

Job Description

Bushfire Recovery and Resilience Officer (3597) – Temporary Full Time up to 31 March 2024

About Us

The Livingstone Shire sits nestled along the beautiful Capricorn Coast and covers approximately 11,776 square kilometres, with a population of almost 36,000 residents. Livingstone Shire Council was created in 2013 and employs approximately 350 people.

Livingstone and the Capricorn Coast is a relaxed coastal environment in which connecting with family, friends and the community is a high priority. The area has an abundance of natural features including countless beaches with sheltered swimming, picturesque national parks, pristine rainforests and idyllic offshore islands, making it an ideal place to live. Our beaches, bushes and tropical rainforests are second to none and have been specifically preserved, designed and transformed to show the unique, untouched charm of Livingstone.

Livingstone Shire Council promotes a positive culture in the workplace with all staff demonstrating high standards of Accountability, Teamwork, Community, Potential and Positivity. These values and behaviours set the standard for Council and are embodied throughout the organisation.

The Role

This position will be accountable for the development of the Livingstone Shire Council Bushfire Management Strategy, coordination of bushfire mitigation strategies including the mapping of fire trails and breaks, community education and liaising with other agencies.

Skills, Experience and Qualifications

To be successful in this role, you will have:

•  Tertiary qualification in Environmental Studies, Public Safety (Firefighting) or other relevant fields and/or relevant experience; and 

•  Possess and maintain a current motor vehicle driver licence.


•  Salary - $85,573 p/a - QLGIA (Stream A) Level 5;

•  9-day fortnight; and

•  Supportive work environment.

Next step

Visit http://www.livingstone.qld.gov.au to obtain the job application kit.

Livingstone Shire Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer.