Emergency Management Advisor - Community Resilience

Posted on 13-Feb-2019  
Application Close Date: 03-Mar-2019
Job Details
Emergency Management/Civil Defence
Position Type:
Permanent - Full Time
Job Reference:
Note clipJD EMA - Community Resilience Kapiti.pdf (PDF, 567KB)
Job Description

Application Fact Sheet.pdf (PDF, 252KB)

The Wellington Region Emergency Management Office serves communities across nine cities and districts. 

To complement the talents of the current team, 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.  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.

As part of the Community Resilience team, you be home based in our Kapiti office working across the Kapiti Coast District.  This is a permanent full time position with shared use of a vehicle.


We would love to hear from you if you:

  • are 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;
  • are experienced working in teams / building effective working relationships;
  • possess strong facilitation, presentation and interactive skills;
  • are positive and focused on innovative solutions
  • possess a willingness to go the extra distance in support of team/community outcomes
  • are a confident public speaker


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 Scott Dray, Team Leader Community Resilience on 021 813 132.


Applications close – Sunday 3 March 2019