Region Fleet Coordinator

Fire and Emergency New Zealand

Region Fleet Coordinator

We have an exciting role within Fire and Emergency New Zealand, with an opportunity to utilise your mechanical knowledge and heavy vehicle fleet experience to make a real difference to New Zealand!

New Position – includes use of a vehicle | Great variety of work | Waikato or South Auckland based 

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

An exciting opportunity has arisen in our national fleet team for a Region Fleet Coordinator to manage our fleet in the Waikato and South Auckland areas. Reporting to the National Fleet Manager, you’ll be responsible for managing the fleet in the region over its whole life, including the introduction of new fire engines and other vehicles to the region, managing the repair and maintenance of the existing fleet, and disposing of end of life vehicles.

By working with our contractors and using your considerable experience in heavy vehicle maintenance and repair, you will ensure that the fleet is operationally ready, and maintained at a safe standard.

This role includes working with career and volunteer staff to ensure that operational requirements are well understood, improvement opportunities are captured, and operational and support staff have the vehicles they need to do the job.

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Be highly regarded for your customer focus, 
  • Have qualifications and experience in heavy vehicle maintenance and repair.  
  • You will also be able to demonstrate excellent relationship-building skills, have solid written and verbal communication and organisation skills, 
  • Be self-motivated while being a strong team player, 
  • Have a strong attention to detail, an enquiring mind, and enjoy actively working to see things through to completion.

This is a chance for you to utilise your technical knowledge within a supportive team, and get involved in an interesting and rewarding industry in an organisation dedicated to helping our communities.  There is a good mix of work in the office, and getting out and about in the field.

How to apply

For more information about this role please call Mike Moran, National Fleet Manager, 04 439 7845 

The salary range for this role is $82,489 to $91,655.  

We offer a great range of benefits as part of this permanent role:

  • If you contribute to Kiwisaver we will match your contributions up to 6%, which is 3% more than the amount employers are required to pay.
  • Wellness policy -  Sick leave is paid with no limit (provided there is fair use).
  • An additional week of annual leave after five years; and additional one off long service leave of two weeks at ten and 20 years. 

If this sounds like you, please apply now by clicking on the APPLY NOW link to submit your application and download a position description.

You’ll need to fill out the online 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.  

The online application process will send you an email confirming your application has been received.  If you do not get an acknowledgement email please email us on recruiting@fireandemergency.nz 

Applications close: 5pm 15 February 2019