Fire Information Coordinator

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Fire Information Coordinator

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.

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
  • At least 2 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

For more information about this role please contact Joanne Mackie, Fire Information Unit Team Leader at

If this sounds like you, and you wish to apply please download a copy of the position description and the application form

You’ll need to complete the application form and attach your CV and a cover letter.  Please make sure you carefully consider the position description in the link above, so that your CV sets out your relevant experience. 

Please send your completed application to We will send you an email confirming your application has been received.  If you do not get an acknowledgement email, please email again at .

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.