Chief Emergency and Pandemic Response and Recovery Officer - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 31/01/2022
REF: MVCcop0821
Applications for this listing are closed

Chief Emergency and Pandemic Response and Recovery Officer

Close Date: 31/01/2022
REF: MVCcop0821
  • Trusted advisor to the CEO, Executive Team and Council
  • Advance community preparedness and wellbeing
  • Bring collaborative and engaging leadership

The position
The Chief is responsible for Council’s preparedness, response, relief, and recovery phases of emergency and pandemic incidences. The role is part of the Senior Leadership and presents an impactful opportunity to build the organisation’s capability and directly support community resilience.
Reporting to the Manager Legal & Governance, the Chief will engage collaboratively with internal and external stakeholders to develop policies, plans and strategies that optimally position MVCC in the event of emergencies. Under legislation, this role is the lead Municipal Emergency Management Officer and lead Municipal Recovery Manager enabling business continuity. The position leads two direct reports and has business unit budget accountability.
Success requires a proven, expert leader with a track record in emergency management, disaster relief and recovery. A working knowledge of the Australasian Inter-Service Incident Management System (AIIMS) is expected. Well networked with exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, you will sponsor a positive approach, bringing composure and foresight. You will have a reputation for high integrity, systems thinking, and values driven leadership.
Relevant tertiary qualifications are expected.
The organisation
Moonee Valley City Council (MVCC) is a vibrant and diverse municipality. We are a local government within the north-west metropolitan area of Melbourne, providing a range of services to some 128,000 residents and over 10,000 businesses.
Employees bring their differing backgrounds, experiences, and unique perspectives to our collaborative environment, and are supported to share ideas, initiatives and talent, making a positive impact on community for now and in the future.
Moonee Valley City Council is proud to be an Equal Opportunity and Child Safe employer.
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Applications close: Monday 31st January, 2022
To apply – please go to and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference MVCcop0821, addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrea Ingram of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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