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Emergency Planning Co ordinator, Kamloops, BC

Location
Kamloops, BC
Details
Contract
A month ago
Salary
62,000 per year

Excel Personnel has been retained by our client to secure their next Emergency Planning Co ordinator on a contract short term in Kamloops, BC 

The Emergency Planning Coordinator will work to improve community safety and security by addressing the following four areas:

Mitigation and Prevention:  Involves activities which reduce or eliminate the effects of an emergency or disaster. 

  • Preparedness: Actions taken prior to an emergency or disaster to ensure an effective response.  This includes community education, emergency information, training, preparing plans, operations centers and communications systems. 
  • Response: Involves actions taken to response to an emergency. 
  • Recovery: Includes the activities required to return the community to its pre-emergency state. 

Emergency Planning Coordinator will provide high-level project coordination, and the development of culturally safe and sustainable disaster response/recovery resources. This position works in a matrix environment, which requires strong and effective working relationships with colleagues, superiors, communities, and health service partners and organizations.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Possess a post-secondary degree or diploma in health & safety or related program, along with proven experience from both a federal and provincial perspective.  First Nations health & safety experience considered an asset.
  • Proven emergency preparedness skills (prevention, mitigation, preparedness and response). 
  • Knowledge of the local communities and Nation. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Outlook, Excel, Power Point, etc.).
  • Able to build working relationships with First Nation communities and partners. 
  • Hold a valid Driver’s License and have access to a reliable vehicle. 

Main Duties: 

The duties and responsibilities of the Emergency Planning Coordinator will include working in conjunction with First Nations, all levels of government and external organizations (where applicable):

Full job description at http://excel.bc.ca

Ok Then, if sounds like this is right in your Wheel House then call Karen Watt to discuss how we can work together and how we can work with our client with your background.

To APPLY submit your resume in Word Format at www.excel.bc.ca under opportunities and hit the Apply Now Button and upload your resume directly to the job http://excel.bc.ca/opportunities/job/4865 so our recruiters can view your interest. Contact Karen Watt TF: 1-877-374-3853 or 250-374-3853 or email: karen@excel.bc.ca

Excel Personnel has been hiring Great People for Exceptional Companies since 1992 in Northern, Central and Southern BC.

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