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Reference Number 12939
Position Title Community Safety & Security Coordinator
Employment Type Permanent Full Time
Location Esplanade Inner City Fac
Minimum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 6.1 - 36.25 h/w 
Maximum Award/Classification QLGO-Lev 6.3 - 36.25 h/w 
Roster Pattern 9 day fortnight 
Position Summary

Community Safety & Security Coordinator

Reference Number: 12839
Salary Range: $84,243.60 - $89,672.50 per annum
Location: Esplanade Office, Cairns
Close Date:  Monday, 26 August 2019

The primary objectives of the position are: 

  • Coordination of the CitySafe program, operational response and strategic planning for security requirements, with the goal of enhancing wellbeing and safety in the CBD and broader community.
  • Develop a Council wide security strategy for CCTV and associated whole of Council security services and coordinate a delivery program which addresses current risk profile, achieving a sustainable operating model for future expansion and emergent technologies.
  • To provide specialist advice to Council on all security and safety matters and to provide guidance and support to Council management for strategic and operational planning.
  • Management of responsibilities over Councils various contracted security service providers ensuring delivery and outcomes as per the term of the contracts.
  • Monitor the overall operations of the CitySafe program and identify opportunities for improvements, expansion and enhancement. 

To be successful in this role you will require:

Qualifications / Licence

  • Tertiary qualifications and or extensive experience in community safety and crime prevention or related field.
  • Current Drivers Licence.

Knowledge, Skills & Expertise

  • High level of time management/organisational skills.
  • Demonstrated experience with CCTV technologies and monitoring.
  • Demonstrated ability to interpret legislation and provide expert advice using own expertise and judgement based on qualifications and experience towards the primary objective of the position.
  • Ability to establish processes and procedures relative to level of responsibility attached to this position.
  • Possess sound skills in the operation of Microsoft applications.

People Oriented Skills & Attributes

  • Demonstrated commitment to the practice of a participative leadership style that supports and motivates individual, team and corporate achievement.
  • Highly developed communication and interpersonal skills including; consultation, networking, liaison, conflict resolution and report writing.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and maintain strategic partnerships with a diverse range of stakeholders in a community context with a solutions focus.

In return we offer the following benefits:  

  • 9 Day Fortnight
  • Up to 5 weeks annual leave
  • 12% contribution to superannuation
  • Annual leave loading
  • Subsidised uniform allowance
  • Subsidised health and well-being membership (gym / swimming pool)
  • On-going opportunities for learning and professional development  

For a full listing of the Key Duties & Responsibilities and full Selection Criteria you must go to our website: https://cairnsqld.mercury.com.au

How to Apply:

Your application must be submitted online and must consist of the following:

  • Cover Letter addressing the three main elements as detailed in the full selection criteria.
  • Copy of your Resume.

Applications not addressing the full selection criteria will not be accepted.

Pre-Employment Assessment: 

As part of the selection process applicants may be required to undertake some or all of the following pre‑employment assessments / checks:-  

  • Pre‑employment medical, which will include a functional capacity assessment and drug and alcohol test.
  • National police / criminal history check.
  • Practical Assessment
  • Numeracy and Literacy Assessment
  • Computer Skills Assessment
  • Qualification / Licence Verification
  • Working with Children & Young People (Blue Card) Verification
  • Right to Work in Australia Check
  • Directorship Check

Employment Eligibility:

To be eligible to apply for a position at Cairns Regional Council, you must fulfil one of the following criteria:-

  • Permanent resident of Australia
  • Australian Citizen
  • New Zealand Citizen
  • Entitlement to work visa
Selection Criteria Essential: Do you have tertiary qualifications and or extensive experience in community safety and crime prevention or related field?
Essential: Do you have a current and valid C Class Drivers' Licence or above?
Contact Person Cairns Regional Council Recruitment Team
Contact Number (07) 4044 3310
Contact Email jobs@cairns.qld.gov.au
Closing Date 26/08/2019
Position Description
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Please note that this position will close at 11:45pm (AEST) on the closing date.
Please ensure your application is added before this time as we do not accept late applications.