Otago Regional Council
06 April 2017
Over the last few years we have come to understand that what never happens, does! New Zealand has had its fair share of emergencies/disasters and we are working hard to ensure we, and our communities, are as prepared as possible for the next event.
We have an exciting opportunity for a highly experienced Public Information & Emergency Response Public Information Manager to join the Emergency Management Otago Team, to help us further develop our capability to respond immediately and effectively to any major incident/emergency, and to assist with the development of a truly resilient Otago.
The role will be based in Dunedin but will have responsibilities across the whole of Otago. The key focus areas of this new role are to;
This is a senior communications role and we are looking for a person with extensive and demonstrated knowledge and experience of the issues and challenges of emergency management communications as well as demonstrated experience working in the community sector. The role requires someone who is approachable and inclusive, is a team player, but who can also be analytical in their approach. Experience working on projects both independently and as part of a team is also a key requirement.
Prior knowledge of Coordinated Incident Management Systems and NZ Legislation in relation to Emergencies/Disasters is required.
This is a fantastic opportunity for someone who has had demonstrated previous experience and who is wanting a challenge and to make a significant positive difference to the Otago Region’s resilience.
This position is full time permanent.
For more information and to apply click here.