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Deputy Principal Rural Fire Officer

Fire and Emergency New Zealand
Job Category:
Police & emergency services
Waikato - Taupo
Job Type:
Ongoing - Full Time
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Job Description

This role will also include facilitation of training for rural volunteers' as you will work with the Training Coordinator to ensure that all our rural volunteer Firefighters are fit for purpose and to ensure their Firefighter readiness at all times.

You will be involved in assisting the Principal Rural Fire Officer with the management of the fire capability in the Taupo/Turangi region so that we meet the required national standards and the local Fire Plan requirements.

We need an experienced rural Firefighter with excellent planning and relationship building skills, who is self-motivated and can work unsupervised. Experience in Adult Training or training facilitation would be advantageous.

We also need the following skills and attributes:

  • Understanding of volunteering and experience engaging effectively with volunteers
  • Current drivers licence (heavy traffic licence desirable)
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong customer service focus
  • Adaptable and able to demonstrate leadership capability
  • Able to work autonomously at times but also in collaboration with colleagues

This is your chance to work for an organisation that supports each and every community across the country. In return we offer competitive remuneration and tool of trade vehicle along with a positive and supportive work environment.

This role is permanent, full-time.

If you want to hear more about the role, then call Paul Wright, Principal Rural Fire Officer for Pumicelands District on 027 475 1640 or email him on

How to apply

If this sounds like you please go to our website, to download an application form and position description and send your completed form along with supporting documents to

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