Emergency Management Advisor

Posted on 18-Jul-2017  
Application Close Date: 28-Jul-2017
Job Details
Emergency Management/Civil Defence
Position Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Reference:

Emergency Management Advisor 

Civil Defence Emergency Management serves communities across nine cities and districts.  

To complement the talents of the current team, we are looking for the following:


We are looking for an individual who is passionate about empowering communities.  This is an Emergency Management position with a twist – Community Resilience. You possess outstanding interpersonal skills and the ability seek out and create successes in an ambiguous and unstructured environment.  You will have the opportunity to create meaningful outcomes with community leaders and partner organisations. This requires someone with the initiative to create opportunities, not wait for them to be presented.  You are an innovative and a lateral thinker and, if required, work under pressure in an operational setting. One of your strengths is enabling others to succeed.  This is the rare job that allows you to make a real difference in the world and contribute to the growing field of urbanism and resilience. In this position, you will also be involved in the 100 Resilient Cities initiative with Wellington City.

As part of the Community Resilience team, you be home based in our Wellington CBD office.  This is a permanent full time position with shared used of a vehicle.


We would love to hear from you if you're: 

* Experienced in Community Development, Urban Planning and/or Disaster Risk Management or a related environment;

* Enjoy working with and supporting people to realise their ideas; 

* Experienced working in teams / building effective working relationships;

* Possess strong facilitation, presentation and interactive skills;

* Positive and focused on innovative solutions 

* Possess a willingness to go the extra distance in support of team/community outcomes.

* Fun and irreverent is a bonus!


This role requires self-management, initiative and the ability to seek out and create successes in an ambiguous and unstructured environment.  

If you have what it takes to be part of our team doing vital work in our local communities, then apply by clicking the link below. 

For further information on the role please contact Dan Neely, Manager Community Resilience on 021 420 338 or for any other information contact Lea Pannu, Human Resources Coordinator on 04 830 4013


Applications close: 28 July 2017