Advisor, Risk Reduction - Otago District at Fire and Emergency New Zealand, Otago
Mō tēnei tūranga mahi | About this role
- Meaningful mahi that touches the lives of your community
- Operational Experience an advantage
Raise your hand if you want to join New Zealand's most trusted public sector agency, Fire and Emergency New Zealand.
Ko wai mātou? - Who we are
Fire and Emergency New Zealand is a Crown Entity established on 1 July 2017 under the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017. The role of our new organisation is to reduce unwanted fires, respond to structural and vegetation fires and other emergencies including motor vehicle crashes, medical emergencies, hazardous substance related incidents and natural disasters, and to support increased community resilience.
Our vision is to build stronger communities and protect what matters most to the people within them. We are proud to be recognised as New Zealand's most trusted public sector agency. Our values reflect what our people believe is core to who we are and the organisation we aspire to be:
We Do the Right Thing – Kia Tika
We Serve and Support – Manaakitanga
We Are Better Together – Whanaungatanga
We Strive to Improve – Auahatanga.
Our employee benefits include matched KiwiSaver employer contributions of up to six percent, life and income protection insurance for eligible employees, and a wellness policy that allows for generous sick leave provisions so you can look after yourself.
Mō tēnei tūranga - About the role
We have a vacancy in our Otago District for a Risk Reduction Advisor. This role will undertake a range of work including regulatory compliance, education, and stakeholder engagement. We're especially keen to talk with people who have relevant experience working within our built environment, for example firefighting operations, building compliance or fire protection. While this is a permanent position, consideration will be given to suitable applicants from within FENZ or partner organisations who may wish to be considered for a secondment of up to two years.
This role covers a range of work including:
- The delivery of risk reduction, compliance, and enforcement work across both the natural and built environments.
- Providing advice and expertise on the management of risks relating to all fire types in both the built and natural environments, including the use of fire as a land management tool.
- Supporting the delivery of compliance activities, including fire permits and evacuation scheme approvals.
- The opportunity to take ownership of projects and workstreams within risk reduction activities.
- Working collaboratively with frontline operations members and the wider Community Risk Management team in the delivery of tools, programmes, events, and advice to communities.
- Please note this role requires occasional work during weekends or outside ‘normal' business hours.
Ko tāu nā ki tēnei tūranga - What you'll bring to the role
- Experience in researching, analysing information and risk management
- Comfortable working with information systems and tools (including GIS) to identify and utilise data sets and information resources
- Adept at building collaborative working relationships with and convey complex technical information to a wide range of people and organisations
- Able to interpret and apply relevant legislation, regulations, and compliance requirements across the natural and built environments.
- Establish credibility with key stakeholders and partners.
- Proficient with the use of MS Office applications, i.e. Outlook, Teams, Word, Excel, PowerPoint.
- Exceptional time management skills
- A current clean driver's licence is essential.
Currently the role is based in Dunedin, but we will also consider basing a successful applicant in Queenstown.
Ko te tono mai - How to apply
If this sounds like you, apply now. To download a copy of our position description please visit our vacancy page on our FireJobs website. For specific questions about this role please email email@example.com or apply on online to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications close 27 March
Ngā taipitopito tūranga mahi | Job details
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