Job No: COH23040
Location: Hobart, TAS

Applications Close: 5.00 pm Monday 3 April 2023

The City of Hobart is committed to building an inclusive community and workplace.  We encourage applications from people of all backgrounds, abilities, ages and identities, including Aboriginal people. 

City's Mission Vision and Values.    Information about the City of Hobart and applicant package 2023.


Are you well-versed in fire and/or bushfire preparedness, with plenty of hands-on experience under your belt?

If so, we have an exciting opportunity for you to be a part of a groundbreaking project aimed at building resilient communities across the greater Hobart area. Join our fantastic team and contribute to this amazing project!



This role supports to develop, implement and evaluate a range of programs, activities and engagements to support land owners, residents and the community in Greater Hobart to plan for bushfires and emergency events utilising a property protection approach.

Division, Unit & Team: Connected City Division, Community Programs Unit, Resilience Program.

Location base:  Town Hall



Enterprise Agreement:  Hobart City Council Enterprise Agreement 2021 

Classification:  Municipal Officer, Level 3

Salary Range:  ($ 80,391 - $ 87,886) +  12.5% superannuation 

Tenure:   Fulltime - Fixed Term until 31 December 2024. 


When you work at the City of Hobart, You:

  • Are paid above Award wages and Employer Superannuation at 12.5%.
  • Have access to pro-rate long service leave after 7 years, an option to salary sacrifice to your superannuation and formal recognition of your years of Service.
  • Receive a wide range of paid leave – 4 weeks annual leave attracting a 17.5% leave loading, 13 days per annum cumulative personal (sick and carers) leave, parental leave, leave without pay, compassionate leave and volunteering leave, plus other types of paid leave.
  • Receive subsidised or fully supplied corporate uniform and protective clothing and equipment.
  • May be entitled to a relocation assistance.


Other benefits are –

  • Health and Wellness programs including gyms at each main Council site.
  • An Employee Assistance Program.
  • Family-Friendly Work Arrangements.
  • A Learning and Development Program.
  • A BUPA corporate health plan.
  • Free annual flu vaccinations and Rapid Antigen Tests.
  • Plus more …..





Before You Begin: 

  • You will need to read the POSITION DESCRIPTION prior to commencing your application as you will be required to address the key duties, skills and knowledge for this role in 600 words or less.  
  • Ensure you have copies of your resume, qualification/s, and driver's Licence to attach at the end of your application.

If you require any further information specific to this role please contact Bree Hunter- Project Manager Bushfire Resilience, 04483325602

All applications must be made online and you have the ability to save your application as you progress through the stages until you submit your final application.  If you have any issues with submitting your application please email 




  • Candidates are initially selected for interview based on the details provided in their application.

  • The City of Hobart assesses all applications based on merit.  

  • Positions are filled, based on how well the successful candidate meets the requirements of the position.
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