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CDEM sector vacancies

Emergency Mangement Bay of Plenty. Emergency Management Advisor, Community Resilience. 

Are you considered a maestro in community engagement with a passion for building resilience in those communities? If so we have just the right job for you!

 If so, this is your chance to join an exciting and growing team working as an Emergency Management Advisor within the Community Resilience team at Emergency Management Bay of Plenty.

This position will be working with our communities to help them become more resilient, stronger and supportive before, during and after an emergency.

Emergency Management Bay of Plenty works collaboratively in the coordination of civil defence and emergency management activities across the Bay of Plenty Region. Our partners include our 7 local councils, emergency services, lifeline utilities, welfare agencies alongside government and non-government agencies. Our priority is to work with communities to enhance their ability to cope with emergency events.

This position will develop and influence programmes of work that provide public education; strengthen community resilience; social media capability, and engagement with volunteers.

The Emergency Management Advisor, Community Resilience will be responsible for engaging with businesses, Marae, and communities to build resilience by supporting the development of community response plans, establishment of relationships and public education programmes.

You will deliver public education programmes and work with our communities using proven community engagement methodologies and find fresh and innovative ways to increase community participation.

This position is important to the emergency response capability and will require work outside normal hours sometimes for prolonged periods in response to emergency events. As part of the Duty System the position is required to be rostered on-call 24/7 for warnings and emergency events.

Applicants must hold a recognised tertiary qualification at diploma (level 6) in a discipline relevant to emergency management and/or hazard management. A vaild driver’s licence*1 is essential.

The successful candidate will be highly motivated and have the ability to anticipate opportunities and develop strategies to improve effectiveness. The position will be located in Tauranga within the Bay of Plenty Regional Council.

 Download a copy of the job description and go to our website to submit applications.

Phone Angela Reade, Community Resilience Manager on 0800 884 880, for all other queries.

The recruitment salary midpoint for this position will be approximately $77,900.00 and will be determined based on the skills and experience of the successful applicant. Salary progression will be based on successful delivery of performance indicators.

With offices based in Mount Maunganui, Tauranga, Rotorua and Whakatane, Bay of Plenty Regional Council offers the work/life balance dreams are made of. Highlights include:

  • NZ's favourite beach is a maximum of 1.5 hours from our offices. 
  • A region that covers some of NZ's most beautiful countryside. 
  • Recreational lakes within an hours travel from each of our offices.

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Applications must be accompanied by a covering letter and they close on Sunday 21 January at 5pm and will be accepted online only.

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