Emergency Management Advisor - Upper Hutt

Posted on 14-Jun-2018  
Application Close Date: 06-Jul-2018
Job Details
Upper Hutt
Emergency Management/Civil Defence
Position Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Reference:
Note clipEMA - Operational Readiness - Upper Hutt - JD.pdf (PDF, 399KB)
Job Description

Application Fact Sheet.pdf (PDF, 252KB)

Are you passionate about people? Are you an innovative and a lateral thinker who can work under pressure? This is the rare job that allows you to make a real difference by increasing operational capability across our region.


The Emergency Management Advisor at the Wellington Region Emergency Management Office role is to enhance the operational response mechanisms of the Wellington CDEM Group generally and the Upper Hutt City Council specifically. It involves developing capability across people, infrastructure, systems, processes and plans; all designed to ensure Upper Hutt City Council is ready and able to respond appropriately in an emergency.


We would love to hear from you if you have

  • Some experience in planning and coordination in an Emergency Management or a related environment;
  • A tertiary level qualification in Emergency Management or a related discipline (desirable);
  • Experience/understanding of the Coordinated Incident Management System (CIMS) and how it is used in multi-agency emergency response;
  • An understanding of CDEM legislation and relevant national/regional plans;
  • Some experience of managing diverse projects;
  • The ability to successfully build and maintain effective relationships with a diverse groups of stakeholders;
  • Experience of working in teams and building effective working relationships;
  • Strong facilitation and presentation skills;
  • Strong interpersonal/stakeholder management skills;
  • A positive approach, focused on solutions; and,
  • Capable of engaging effectively in the community.


How to apply

To apply for this position please view the job description and apply via the link below.

For further information on the role please contact David Russell, Manager, Operational Readiness & Group Controller on 04 830 4279. For any other questions please contact Lea Pannu, Human Resources Coordinator on 04 830 4013

Applications close: Friday 6th July 2018.