Current vacancies at the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) and in the Civil Defence and Emergency Management sector (CDEM).
CDEM Sector Vacancies
Do you have a passion for emergency management? Are you excited about improving the way Hawke’s Bay responds to emergency events?
The Hawke’s Bay Emergency Management Group is a cooperative of all of the councils in Hawke’s Bay. Our role is to jointly deliver civil defence emergency management across the region. The Group office is staffed by a small group of multidisciplinary emergency management professionals, who each have specialist areas of work. We work across the four goals of comprehensive emergency management being reduction, readiness, response and recovery.
We are looking for a positive minded person to join our team of emergency management advisors delivering and coordinating our operational capability. The key focus of the team is working with our partner councils to ensure we have the capability to respond to any events that occur anywhere in our region.
Ideally you will be suitably qualified and have relevant experience to perform all the requirements of the role. Sound knowledge of civil defence emergency management would be an advantage. You will need to be calm in a crisis and have the ability to deliver to expectations.
Applications close at 4 pm on Monday 1 April 2019
To apply and to ensure your application is considered for this role, please go to the Hawke's Bay Regional Council website. The job description and application guidelines are also located here.
- Senior role in Emergency Management
- High profile emergency portfolio
- Fixed term for 2 years
The Ministry of Health leads the health sectors response to emergencies and crises and, provides leadership across government for human health emergencies. This is a critical role in ensuring the Ministry can respond effectively to a wide range of hazards and threats across the National Security System, ensuring that there is appropriate capacity and capability to respond in an emergency that has health implications at any given moment.
The Director will be expected to lead the emergency management team which is responsible for providing leadership and coordination for the health sector in planning and preparing for, and responding to, a health emergency. You would also lead the all-of-government response to a national health emergency, such as a pandemic.
The role will be based in Wellington but the successful candidate will be required to travel regularly.
The Director will be expected to participate within a duty system and will also fulfil functional and leadership roles within the Ministry Coordinated Incident Management System teams during responses. You will be required to assess potential and actual health emergencies, as well as, represent the Ministry at key meetings to determine the appropriate Government response to suspected or actual threats to health involving natural disasters, chemical, biological or radiological agents, bioterrorism or terrorism.
You will ideally have tertiary or professional accreditation in emergency management or public health intelligence as well as experience gained working in New Zealand, Australia, UK, USA or Canada, with the ability to gain and maintain a National Security clearance.
If this sounds like the opportunity you've been looking for, don't delay and apply now!
To apply for this position provide your current Curriculum Vitae and a covering letter outlining your background and your interest in the role.
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Applications for the role close 31 March 2019 at Midnight.
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