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Community Advisor

Are you looking for an innovative community development opportunity? 

Do you want to work and engage directly with communities to actively promote community resilience in Southland? 

Emergency Management Southland (EMS) is a shared service of the four Southland councils and is responsible for delivering Civil Defence Emergency Management in the region. 

To help us achieve our vision of a safer, strong community understanding and managing their hazards, we’re looking for a Community Advisor to join our team. 

Our community team is currently undertaking an exciting work programme and needs a well organised person, with excellent relationship building skills and the ability to come up with innovative solutions to help communities come together and develop plans for their area. As our planning is community led, we’re looking for someone who has experience working alongside communities to build capacity and increase social capital.  

 Working with the Team leader – Community, the role will involve helping communities develop, implement and maintain community plans, developing relationships and engaging with community and special interest groups, as well as leading and coordinating our volunteer programme. 

You’ll also assist with planning for all aspects of welfare prior to and during an emergency response and into recovery. 

This is a full-time position and due to the nature of the role, weekend and evening work will be required. You will also be expected to be on the on-call roster and be ready to respond to emergencies when required.

 

 If you are up for the challenge, you can find out more at http://environmentsouthland.recruitmenthub.co.nz/ 

Applications close Friday, 20 July 2018.

 

Readiness & Response Advisor

Do you want to help Southland prepare for and respond to emergencies? 

We need a confident can-do person to assist our Team Leader – Response to run the Emergency Coordination Centre in Invercargill. 

Emergency Management Southland (EMS) is a shared service of the four Southland councils and is responsible for delivering Civil Defence Emergency Management in the region. 

To achieve our vision of a safer, strong community understanding and managing their hazards, we are looking for a Readiness & Response Advisor to join our team. 

This is an exciting role that requires you to be able to respond effectively and maintain good working relationships with all our partner agencies, including emergency services, councils, iwi and lifeline utilities. 

The role will include a diverse range of work, including training of staff, volunteers and community groups, running local and national training exercises and ensuring our response systems and processes are simple and effective. 

You’ll also work across the team to deliver public education, assist with community engagement and help with business continuity planning – in fact you’ll be involved in all aspects of Emergency Management Southland. 

We’re looking for someone who can get the job done, has proven relationship building skills and can think outside the box to come up with solutions. You will have an understanding of how a multi-agency response works during an emergency and the skills to provide accurate and timely reporting. 

This is a full-time position and due to the nature of the role, weekend and evening work will be required. You will also be expected to be on the on-call roster and be ready to respond to emergencies when required.

 

If you are up for the challenge, you can find out more at http://environmentsouthland.recruitmenthub.co.nz/ 

Applications close Friday, 20 July 2018.