Current vacancies at the Ministry of Civil Defence & Emergency Management (MCDEM) and in the Civil Defence and Emergency Management sector (CDEM).
CDEM Sector Vacancies
East Coast Life at the boundary (ECLAB) is a multi-agency education project covering East Cape to the Cook Strait, and focused on building community resilience by communicating a better understanding of the east coast plate boundary hazards.
Hawke’s Bay Regional Councils Civil Defence and Emergency Management Group in collaboration with East Coast Life at the boundary (ECLAB) are looking for an Education Coordinator to play a key part in the development and delivery of curriculum based educational programmes and resources.
About the opportunity:
Based in Napier this, two year fixed term position will report to the Team Leader Hazard Reduction. The ECLAB Education Coordinator will share the latest leading hazard research on earthquakes, tsunami, volcanic and coastal hazards with diverse communities across the East Coast.
The role will work in conjunction with the ECLAB Project Leader and other Emergency Management Advisors to manage and support local hazard education initiatives across Gisborne, Hawke’s Bay, Manawatu-Wanganui and Wellington Regions.
Travel through East Coast region will be required at least monthly, you will need to be comfortable being away from home for up to one week each time.
Specialist skills and knowledge;
- You will have a recognised tertiary qualification or extensive experience (5-10 years) in teaching, education or equivalent.
- Good understanding and experience in curriculum development.
- Civil Defence Emergency Management knowledge is advantageous.
- Experience teaching or facilitating.
- Full and clean driver’s license.
How to apply:
Applications close Wednesday 28 August, 2019.
For further information and a confidential discussion please call Lisa Pearse - Team Leader Hazard Reduction 06 833 8009
We are seeking a suitably experienced and motivated individual for the position of Local Civil Defence Emergency Management Officer - Community Resilience and Welfare based in Paeroa.
The Emergency Management Officer will facilitate delivery of Civil Defence Emergency Management for Hauraki District Council. The individual will be employed by Waikato Regional Council working under the direction of the Waikato Group Emergency Management Office. To ensure efficiency in the local delivery of Civil Defence Emergency Management, the individual will be imbedded at the District's Council office in Paeroa.
The role will require support of the development of, and implementation of, the work programme based on local priorities and aligning to the Waikato Group Civil Defence Emergency Management Plan. The individual will be supported in this task through the subject matter expertise of the wider Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group's professional staff and key management staff within Council.
Based in Paeroa you will help build resilience and assist the community in responding to and recovering from a wide range of emergencies. You'll work with local councils, welfare agencies, non-government and government departments, lifeline utilities, community groups, emergency services and other partners.
You should be able to demonstrate a proven track record in:
- Planning & facilitating community meetings, engagements and programmes for a broad spectrum of readiness and response and related needs.
- Building and maintaining partnerships and relationships across a wide range of individuals and organisations.
- Building comprehensive emergency management coordination capabilities, in addition to seeking opportunities to bring very divergent organisations together in support of building resilient communities.
If you have an interest for enhancing community resilience and emergency management, a passion for developing individual and organisational capability and would like to work in a positive environment we are keen to hear from you.
The Waikato Civil Defence Emergency Management Group comprises a consortium of 11 local authorities, emergency services, lifelines utilities, welfare service agencies, government and non-government organisations operating in the central area of New Zealand's North Island. The region has a diverse urban/rural population of 449,200 residents and encompasses one of the broadest hazardscapes in the country.
Applications close 21 August 2019.
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