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Working for the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA)

The National Emergency Management Agency's work has a real impact on the lives of Australians, particularly those living in rural and regional areas.

The National Emergency Management Agency's guiding principle is “Locally led, locally understood and locally implemented” and we bring together local communities, government, non-government and key industry representatives to support disaster recovery and resilience across the country.

Your work will help people who are recovering from natural disasters and prepare them for the future.

What the National Emergency Management Agency offers

The National Emergency Management Agency offers competitive employment conditions, including:

  • Working with a great team – you will work with a dedicated and passionate team and play a role in shaping the success of the Agency.

  • On the ground engagement – you will have the opportunity to visit impacted communities to better understand their recovery needs.

  • Influence – the Agency's experience and knowledge is valued and allows us to advise and shape the Government’s natural disaster and drought related initiatives.

  • Salary and superannuation – the Agency offers competitive salaries and superannuation as well as attractive leave provisions.

  • Flexible work arrangements – the Agency supports our employees’ desire to balance their career and lifestyle, providing an excellent work environment and flexible work conditions.

  • Employee Assistance Program – your health and well-being is important to us. You will have access to professional and confidential coaching and support to assist you in your role.

View NEMA's conditions of employment Determination and current salary Determination.

View NEMA's Enterprise Agreement 2024 – 2027

Current vacancies

Vacancies are advertised through the Home Affairs Recruitment website.

You can also get in touch by using the National Emergency Management Agency's Contact Us form.