Fire Management Officer - Risk Management


NT Governent - Dept of Environment, Parks & Water Security


Katherine, NT

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$73,575 - $83,579 p.a. (Technical 3). Ongoing, Full-time.


RTF 226775

The Department of Environment, Parks and Water Security is seeking a Fire Management Officer, Risk Management to join the Bushfires NT team, with the position located in the Katherine region of the Northern Territory.

The position plans and develop’s regional bushfire management programs that are integrated and risk management focused. This includes the development and review of planned burning programs that aim to reduce bushfire risk to Northern Territory communities within geographical, technical and financial limits. The position is integral to the operational activities and responses undertaken by staff across the Savanna region, particularly in preparation and response to the Top End fire seasons.

Bushfires NT leads rural bushfires management in the Northern Territory. It works with landowners and the wider community to manage bushfires by providing support for mitigation, management and suppression activities and by coordinating landowner and volunteer participation in response to wildfires.

If you are motivated and enjoy working in a challenging environment with a high level of community interest, then this could be the position for you.

Note: All NTPS employees are required to provide evidence of having completed two COVID-19 vaccinations or in certain circumstances a medical exemption.

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