Fire Administration Officer


Sustainable Timber Tasmania


Derwent Park, Hobart

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy providing exceptional administrative support? Are you detail-oriented and possess strong organisational skills?

Sustainable Timber Tasmania (STT) is seeking a highly motivated Fire Administration Officer to join our Fire Management team. This role provides critical administrative support, ensuring the smooth operation of our fire management activities across Tasmania.

About Us

Sustainable Timber Tasmania manages Tasmania’s public production forest for a vast array of environmental, social and economic values. Managing these forest values respectfully, innovatively and sustainably is at the heart of everything we do. We are proud to be recognised as a Tasmanian Employer of Choice. We value diversity, equality and inclusion and are proud to be a workplace where people feel they are treated fairly and with respect. We encourage suitably qualified applicants of all ages, abilities, genders, cultures and linguistic backgrounds including people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent to apply.

Our Values

Respect: we create safe places

Responsibility: we take ownership

Growth: we create sustainable value

Excellence: we make it happen

About the role

As the Fire Administration Officer, you will play a key role in supporting our Fire Management team. You will be responsible for a variety of tasks, including:

  • Providing exceptional customer service to internal and external stakeholders regarding fire management inquiries.
  • Processing records, managing correspondence, and administering the fire resource management system.
  • Preparing and reconciling financial transactions related to fire management activities.
  • Facilitating fire management contracts, logistics, and training initiatives.
  • Assisting with fire-related duties during bushfire events and planned burn operations.
  • Contributing to a safe and healthy work environment.

The role is based at our Derwent Park office location in Hobart.

Although an office-based role there will be opportunities to view operations in the field, and regular engagement offsite with our emergency management partners, in a business as usual and emergency management environment. Your key accountabilities include administration associated with financial transactions, contract management, training, record keeping, bushfire planning and response and planned burning activity.

About you

  • Previous administration experience or relevant office experience (advantageous).
  • Proficiency in office applications and software (ability to learn quickly is a plus).
  • Strong numerical, literacy, and attention to detail skills.
  • Excellent time management, prioritisation, and organisational skills.
  • Well-developed communication skills (written and verbal).
  • The ability to work independently and as part of a team.

The Position Description outlines the responsibilities and expectations of the role considered key to success.

  • Be used to working in a fast-paced environment with conflicting priorities
  • Be an excellent communicator
  • Have strong admin or related experience
  • Be experienced in using office applications and computer software
  • Be able to work unsupervised or as part of a team
  • Have strong time management skills
  • Be someone who can think on your feet and adapt to new situations
  • Someone who enjoys learning

What's on offer

  • A permanent full-time role
  • Flexible work arrangements
  • Plus, our employees overwhelmingly agree that STT is:
  • A workplace where you are treated with respect, and
  • An organisation that is committed to building a culture of diversity and inclusion.

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