Risk Officer

Mount Alexander Shire Council - Castlemaine VIC
$91,795 a yearFull-time

Name: Risk Officer Reference Number: 22-84 Description: Full time
Ongoing
Band 7, $91,795 pa + Super

Mount Alexander Shire is known for its local food and wine, for a vibrant arts community and breathtaking natural surrounds. Perfectly located in Central Victoria, around 30 minutes from Bendigo by car or just 20 by rail, with Melbourne only 90 minutes away, you’ll enjoy a balanced lifestyle with great services, schools and homes in townships like Castlemaine and Maldon.

We are seeking an experienced Risk Officer to join our Governance and Risk team.

The Risk Officer is responsible for fostering a positive workplace risk management culture of best practice and continuous improvement and maintaining and developing the Risk Management Framework to support the achievement of corporate objectives.

The Risk Officer is also responsible for facilitating the proactive identification and management of emerging strategic risks and opportunities and to coordinate the development and testing of Business Continuity Plans and Fraud Prevention strategies.

To be successful in this role you will have experience within a local government environment, experience within in similar role, and preferably a relevant risk management qualification or be willing to undertake training in order to receive a relevant qualification.


If you have any queries or would like to discuss the role, please contact Leanne Brown, Manager Governance and Risk, on (03) 5471 1887 or 0403 740 619.


To apply, please provide a cover letter (no more than 2 pages) outlining why you are interested and the best candidate for this role, and your current resume.


Mount Alexander Shire Council is committed to child safety. We have zero tolerance of child abuse. Our robust human resources, recruitment and vetting practices are strictly adhered to during the application and interviewing process. Applicants should be aware that we conduct working with children, police and reference checks to ensure that we are recruiting the right people. Closing Date: 9am on Monday 9 January 2023

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