MCDEM and CDEM sector vacancies

MCDEM vacancies


CDEM sector vacancies

Readiness Manager - Auckland Emergency Management

The key purpose of this role is to provide leadership and direction, particularly in relation to plans, procedures, and technology/capability development for AEM to maintain a required state of "Readiness". During "Response", the Readiness Manager will deputise for the Head and fulfil the role of the Operations Manager within the AEM Emergency Co-ordination Centre (ECC). The position is required to manage, coordinate, and influence the complex activities of a range of Government Agencies at a senior level.

This is a great opportunity for you to contribute to minimising the impact of natural and man-made disasters on Auckland's communities. You will help grow and upskill the AEM coordination team that thrives on helping and protecting Auckland. The current frequency and severity of weather events is increasing so your role couldn't be more important and relevant for all Aucklanders and their environment. You will have the flexibility to work around your life giving the balance you need to be successful. Finally, you will be encouraged to up skill whenever possible to help learn skills that will benefit you short term but also your long-term career.

Applications close Thursday 14th of June, 10:30pm.

Find out more about the role and Auckland Emergency Management


Programme Coordinator (Fixed Term) -  Project AF8

Project AF8 requires an energetic, effective communicator to coordinate the South Island-wide effort to prepare for the next major earthquake on the Alpine Fault.

Based at the University of Otago in Dunedin and travelling extensively, your professional skills will be put to the test working with scientists, emergency managers, lifelines utilities, emergency services, local and central government – all with the aim of motivating our communities to prepare for and cope with a rupture on the Alpine Fault.

Your target audience will be huge – nothing less than everyone residing, running a business and travelling in the South Island – and you’ll have the satisfaction of seeing your work make a real difference.
Sound like your ideal job? We’d love to hear from you.

Applications close on 15 June 2018 (close of business).

Find out more about the role and Project AF8.

Visit the Emergency Managment Southland website for a copy of the job description, or contact Angus McKay on 03 2115401 or Dr Caroline Orchiston for more information in complete confidence.


Geohazard Analyst - GNS Science, Lower Hutt

  • Join our new 24/7 geohazard monitoring team
  • Contribute to NZ's safety
  • Multiple positions available

This is a unique opportunity to be part of a new GeoNet team providing enhanced 24/7 situational awareness of earthquake, tsunami, landslide and volcanic activity.  In this role, you can grow your career in applied science, work alongside scientists and contribute to ongoing enhancements in geological hazard monitoring. 

You will receive comprehensive training to build on your earth science or physics qualification.  By the end of the year you will be working rotating shifts, monitoring perils and informing external emergency managers when necessary. 

If you have strong analytical ability, are calm under pressure, willing and able to work shifts including nights and weekends, we are keen to hear from you. 

For further information about this position and to apply online please visit

Apply now, interviews commence prior to the closing date of Monday 4 June 2018