Fire Information Coordinators

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Fire Information Coordinators

We are seeking expressions of interest for four fixed term roles (for approx. 12 Months) for a Fire Information Coordinator, to join our highly motivated fire information Unit, based in Region1 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
  • 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 you dynamic skills and experience in New Zealands number one trusted organisation

The remuneration range for this role is $54,957 through to $61,063 per annum. 

How to apply

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

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 NHQJobs@fireandemergency.nz. We will send you an email confirming your application has been received.  If you do not get an acknowledgement email, please email us again at NHQjobs@fireandemergency.nz .

Applications close 11pm, Sunday 21 July 2019.