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Defence and Public Safety

Bushfire Safety officer

I work with community, and other partners to reduce bushfire risk.
  • Humorous
  • Independent
  • Passionate
  • Spontaneous

About this role

  • Creativity and innovation
  • Digital literacy
  • Project management

The Bushfire Safety Officer is responsible for implementing and coordinating bushfire safety measures in Southeast Queensland. This crucial role involves developing and executing strategies to minimize the risk of bushfire incidents and ensure community safety.

 Working closely with government agencies, emergency services, and community organizations, they design and implement bushfire safety plans, adhering to national and state guidelines and regulations. Conducting comprehensive risk assessments, they identify potential hazards and vulnerabilities and develop effective mitigation strategies.

Additionally, the Safety Officer engages with communities, delivering educational programs and workshops to promote preparedness and proactive measures. During bushfire emergencies, they collaborate with emergency services in coordinating responses, providing intel and undertaking air observation to assist ground crews. Monitoring and evaluating the effectiveness of safety initiatives, ensuring compliance, and fostering partnerships are also key responsibilities.


  • Great

Working Environment

  • Flexible
  • Regional


  • Diverse working environments
  • Domestic travel
  • Professional development

Need to know

  1. 1.


    Opportunities are there for travel internationally and locally within Australia.