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Fire Information Coordinator

Fire and Emergency New Zealand
Job Category:
Police & emergency services
Auckland - Auckland Central
Job Type:
Fixed Term Contract
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Job Description

We are seeking expressions of interest for a fixed-term role (for approx. 12 months) for a Fire Information Coordinator, to join our highly motivated Fire Information Unit, based in Te Hiku at Regional Headquarters, Auckland.

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, natural disasters and support increased community resilience.

Our organisation provides a fire and emergency service that delivers for communities, and the firefighters who serve them, now and in the future.

The role of the Fire Information Unit (FIU) is to discharge the legislative requirements of Fire and Emergency New Zealand. Specifically, this involves the processing and recommendation for approval of Fire Evacuation Schemes in relevant buildings, processing trial reports and scheme maintenance for evacuation schemes, providing advice and assistance to members of the public enquiring about Fire Permitting and Fire hazards within the community.

The Fire Information Unit provides a focal point for relevant enquiries and a customer liaison service to stakeholders or interested third parties and the general public.

The work of the Fire Information Unit is carried out in accordance with legislation contained in the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017 and Regulations.

The ideal applicant:

  • Well-developed skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power-point
  • Prior knowledge and experience in a data management
  • Accurate with good attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong customer focus
  • Ability to read maps and a good knowledge of New Zealand geography
  • Ideally at least two years' experience in a broad-based administration role or a recent graduate/undergraduate in a related discipline

This is an opportunity to demonstrate your creativity, and show your dynamic skills and experience in New Zealand's number one trusted organisation.

The remuneration for this role is $54,957 per annum pro rata.

How to apply

If this sounds like you, please visit our website to find out more information about this role and how to apply. 

Applications close 5pm Wednesday, 25 September 2019.

Note: we reserve to right to interview and appoint candidates earlier than the close date of 25 September 2019, so please don't wait till the end to apply.

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