Health, Safety & Emergency Management Coordinator

Meander Valley Council Full Time Permanent 9/01/2021

About Meander Valley:

Located in Northern Tasmania, Meander Valley has some of the State’s best short walks, world heritage listed wilderness, cycling trails, trout fishing and gourmet food producers. Those who live and work in Meander Valley enjoy a rural lifestyle that is centrally located, close to serviced towns and an easy commute to both Devonport and Launceston.

About the Role:

The Health, Safety & Emergency Management Coordinator is responsible for leading the development and implementation of Council’s safety, risk and emergency management systems through the development of policies and procedures, incident reporting mechanisms and training.

The role acts as Council’s Municipal Coordinator and is responsible for coordinating Emergency Management planning processes, control of emergency response and recovery operations.

The role provides both strategic and operational advice across the organisation.

The successful candidate will have a qualification in health and safety, workers compensation or emergency management, or a related discipline, with more than 5 years relevant work experience.


Enquiries should be directed to Cassie Sheehan, Human Resources Officer on 6393 5338 or email

How to Apply:

To be considered, applications  are to be addressed to the Human Resources Officer and must include an application form, cover letter, resume and a statement addressing each of the selection criteria. 

An application form, job specification and position description can be obtained by visiting  

Applications are to be submitted by email to:

Applications Close:

Monday 18 January 2021 at 5:00pm