Risk and Assurance Coordinator

Rous County Council - Lismore NSW
$83,132 - $97,240 a year


(Permanent full time)

Located in the northern rivers area of NSW, Rous County Council is a special-purpose local government organisation that delivers bulk water and provides flood mitigation and weed biosecurity services.

The position

The Risk and Assurance Coordinator will lead, coordinate and ensure the implementation of contemporary enterprise risk and assurance strategies with an emphasis on work health safety, environment and business process improvement.

Qualifications and experience

This position requires a relevant bachelor level qualification in risk management or related field supported by 3-5 years in a similar role. Demonstrated experience in leading and delivering high quality, strategically aligned and practical outcomes in enterprise wide risk management together with operational experience applying WHS legislation, codes and standards are essential for this role. The successful candidate will have quantitative and qualitative risk assessment skills, such as development and monitoring of risk controls and actions involved in the delivery and implementation of projects. You must also be committed to promoting Council’s Values of Safety, Teamwork, Accountability and Respect.

Please refer to the position description for full details of essential criteria.

Conditions of employment

Conditions of employment are in accordance with the Local Government State Award 2017. Salary range $83,132 - $97,240 per annum based on skills and experience plus statutory superannuation (9.5%) and generous working conditions including a 70 hour, nine-day fortnight.

A satisfactory health assessment, including drug screening is a pre-requisite to an offer of employment.


A position description, information package and further details about Rous County Council are available on Council’s website at

www.rous.nsw.gov.au or by contacting Human Resources on (02) 6623 3***.

Applicants must address the selection criteria contained in the position description.

Applications can be forwarded by:

· email to


· by post addressed to the General Manager, PO Box 230, Lismore NSW 2480, or

· delivery to Reception on Level 4,

218-232 Molesworth Street, Lismore.

Applications close: 9:00am, Wednesday 17th June 2020

Rous County Council is committed to the principles of equal employment opportunity and diversity across our workforce. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Attention - In the recruitment process, legitimate companies never withdraw fees from candidates. If there are companies that attract interview fees, tests, ticket reservations, etc. it is better to avoid it because there are indications of fraud. If you see something suspicious please contact us: [email protected]
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