Department of Health
Emergency Coordination Centre
ECC - Operations
Following an announcement by the Tasmanian Government, a Public Health Direction was issued on 10 September 2021 requiring that all Health Workers are vaccinated against COVID-19. This step is critical in protecting both our health workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians in our care.
Applicants for any position within the Department of Health must be prepared to be vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition of their employment.
Salary: $86,451 to $90,735 pro-rata, per annum.
Classification: General Stream Band 5.
Award: Health and Human Services (Tasmanian State Service) Award.
Period of Employment/Hours:
Fixed-term full-time day work, working 76 hours per fortnight commencing ASAP and concluding 30 June 2022. Please note that part-time hours may be considered by negotiation.
Location: Emergency Coordination Centre - South.
The Head of the State Service has determined that the person nominated for this job is to satisfy a pre‑employment check before taking up the appointment, on promotion or transfer. The following checks are to be conducted:
1. Conviction checks in the following areas:
a) Crimes of Violence
b) Sex Related Offences
c) Serious Drug Offences
d) Crimes involving dishonesty
2. Identification check
3. Disciplinary action in previous employment check
Qualifications and/or experience in emergency management
Understanding of Tasmanian Emergency Management Arrangements and DoH emergency response and recovery, policy, plans and procedures
Overtime is a feature of an emergency response and the occupant will be expected to participate in on-call rosters and work additional hours as directed by their Manager
Some intrastate travel may be required
Statement of Duties and Applicant Guide:
Department of Health – Applicant Guide - PDF
Department of Health – Applicant Guide - Word
How to apply:
Applications will only be accepted online. This ensures important questions about you are answered.
We encourage you to review the Applicant Guide and Statement of Duties, prior to applying for an overview of the duties, program, selection process and selection criteria.
Please complete a 1-2 page application detailing your experience, skills and knowledge as they relate to the attached Statement of Duties and attach your resume. Please note that attachments must be in Microsoft Word or PDF format.
Referee details are submitted as part of the online application so make sure you have the contact details for two referees before applying.
For further information contact:
Manager Emergency Response Operations
Phone: 0400 652 159
The email account you provide when making job applications will be used in correspondence to you. It is important that this is kept up to date and monitored regularly.
To update your email address (or contact number), log in to www.jobs.tas.gov.au and look for “Existing applicant login” where you can update your details.
The Department of Health values workforce diversity and recognises the value each person offers which is shaped by their unique characteristics, background, experiences, knowledge, skills, values and perspectives.
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