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Coordinator, Emergency Management, Health Emergency Management BC

Full Time
4 days ago
Coordinator, Emergency Management, Health Emergency Management BC

PHSA Corporate

Prince George, BC

Ensure our health services are optimally prepared for emergencies, so we can provide health services even when disaster strikes. Emergencies and disasters are an increasing threat to the well-being of British Columbians. Health Emergency Management BC (HEMBC) Coordinators work in a fast-paced, dynamic environment to prepare for and respond to these threats.

As a HEMBC Coordinator, you will:

  • Help diverse health staff plan for emergencies
  • Facilitate simulations that test a hospital's ability to respond and treat the injured
  • Be a key member of BC's command centres during emergencies

Your ability to solve problems and innovate will be in demand, and your lifelong commitment to learning will help us learn from disasters across the globe.

What you'll do
  • Recommending and implementing integrated emergency management and business continuity plans
  • Coordinating emergency exercise programs, education, training and responses
  • Coordinating with corporate and provincial plans and ensuring alignment with policies and procedures
  • Testing emergency management and business continuity plans under the direction of the HEMBC Senior Leadership Team
  • Addressing gaps in plans and implementing other ways to improve outcomes
  • Developing and maintaining emergency management manuals and documentation
  • Coordinating communication strategies such as emergency preparedness and awareness
  • Developing promotional materials

What you bring

  • A degree in emergency management or the equivalent in education, training, and experience
  • Five (5) years' recent related experience in a large institutional or campus environment, including two (2) years' managing business continuity and/or emergency management programs for a large complex multi-site environment, or the equivalent of education, training and experience
  • Interpersonal and negotiations skills, including the ability to present to a wide range of individuals, group and stakeholders
  • The ability to build and maintain effective working relationships with staff, management, contractors, and external partners
  • The ability to develop and deliver training, exercises, education programs and/or workshops

Skills & Knowledge
  • Commitment to upholding the shared responsibility of creating lasting and meaningful reconciliation in Canada as per TRC (2015) and BC's Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (2019).
  • As a strong asset for consideration, we are looking for our successful candidate to have: Knowledge of social, economic, political and historical realities impacting indigenous communities and familiarity with Indigenous Cultural Safety and anti-racism and accompanying reports (BC DRIPA, TRC, etc.).
  • A comprehensive extended benefits package
  • Four (4) weeks' vacation
  • Enrollment in the defined-benefit Municipal Pension Plan, as well as ongoing learning and development opportunities

What we bring

Every PHSA employee enables the best possible patient care for our patients and their families. Whether you are providing direct care, conducting research, or making it possible for others to do their work, you impact the lives of British Columbians today and in the future. That's why we're focused on your care too - offering health, wellness, development programs to support you - at work and at home.
  • Join one of BC's largest employers with province-wide programs, services and operations - offering vast opportunities for growth, development, and recognition programs that honour the commitment and contribution of all employees.
  • Access to professional development opportunities through our in-house training programs, including +2,000 courses, such as our San'yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Training course, or Core Linx for Leadership roles.
  • Enjoy a comprehensive benefits package, including municipal pension plan, and psychological health & safety programs and holistic wellness resources.
  • Annual statutory holidays (13) with generous vacation entitlement and accruement.
  • PHSA is a remote work friendly employer, welcoming flexible work options to support our people (eligibility may vary, depending on position).
  • Access to WorkPerks, a premium discount program offering a wide range of local and national discounts on electronics, entertainment, dining, travel, wellness, apparel, and more.

Job Type: Regular, Full-time
Salary Range:
$67,864 - $97,555 /year. The starting salary for this position would be determined with consideration of the successful candidate's relevant education and experience, and would be in alignment with the provincial compensation reference plan. Salary will be prorated accordingly for part time roles.
3732 Opie Crescent, Prince George, BC V2N 4P7
Closing date:
Applications accepted until position is filled
Hours of Work:
0800-1600 (Monday to Friday)
Requisition #

As per the current Public Health Order, full vaccination against COVID-19 is a condition of employment with PHSA as of October 26, 2021.

What we do

The Provincial Health Services Authority ( PHSA ) plans, manages and evaluates specialized health services with the BC health authorities to provide equitable and cost-effective health care for people throughout the province. Our values reflect our commitment to excellence and include: Respect people - Be compassionate - Dare to innovate - Cultivate partnerships - Serve with purpose.

Learn more about PHSA and our programs:

PHSA is committed to employment equity, encouraging all qualified individuals to apply. We recognize that our ability to provide the best care for our diverse patient populations relies on a rich diversity of skills, knowledge, background and experience, and value a safe, inclusive and welcoming environment.

Reconciliation is an ongoing process and a shared responsibility for all of us. The BC Governments' unanimous passage of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act was a significant step forward in this journey-one that all health authorities are expected to support as we work in cooperation with Indigenous Peoples to establish a clear and sustainable path to lasting reconciliation. True reconciliation will take time and ongoing commitment to work with Indigenous Peoples as they move toward self-determination. Guiding these efforts Crown agencies must remain focused on creating opportunities that implement the Truth and Reconciliation Commission Mandate.
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