Te whakapakari tahi i tō tātau Taiao – Enhancing our environment together.
Our vision is a healthy environment and a resilient and prosperous community.
About The opportunity | Ko te āheinga:
We are looking for a positive and engaging communications specialist to join our small but high-profile team of emergency management staff at the Hawke’s Bay Civil Defence Emergency Management (CDEM) Group. This is a fixed term role for up to 20 months.
The Hawke’s Bay CDEM Group is a shared service arrangement between the five Hawke’s Bay Councils. The Group office is responsible for ensuring that our councils and emergency service partners can effectively coordinate a response to any civil defence emergency. We also work closely with our communities and a wide range of agencies to improve Hawke's Bays’ resilience to emergencies through a proactive approach to community engagement and education.
As an integral part of the Community Engagement Team, the Emergency Management Advisor – Public Information and Education role will contribute to the development of strategies, tools and programmes of work to build community and organisational resilience. The primary focus of the role will be around preparing public information and media both before and during an emergency. This includes creating and leading social marketing campaigns to increase awareness and communicating key messages to the Hawke’s Bay community to increase resilience to natural disasters.
During a response, this role would be a key member of the Public Information Management (PIM) function and would support the Function lead to ensure our community has the information they need to make the best decisions for themselves and their whanau.
About you | E pā ana ki a koe:
To be successful in this role you will be someone with a collaborative, team approach who can build relationships with communications staff across other organisations to deliver consistent and comprehensive messaging to the public.
Ideally you will also have:
What we offer | Nga huanga mōu:
The salary range for this role is between $80,280 to $89,200 and will depend on the qualifications and experience of the successful candidate.
Other benefits of working for our team include:
To see a full list of our benefits please visit our website.
We value diversity and as such we do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status although applicants must have existing rights to work in New Zealand. HBRC is responsible for Civil Defence emergencies and as such, all staff may be called upon to support the response.
How to apply | I pēhea ki te whakauru:
Applications close 9 August 2023.
Please apply through Seek or send your CV and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
To view the job description please visit our website here.
Please note that we will be reviewing and shortlisting applicants as they come in. We encourage early applications as we may withdraw the advertising at any time.
About us | E pā ki a mātou:
At Hawke’s Bay Regional Council our purpose is to work with our community to protect and manage the region’s precious taonga of rivers, lakes, soils, air, coast and biodiversity for health, wellbeing and connectivity. Our organisation is diverse and our work is varied. Our structure comprises of six key business units; Corporate Services, Integrated Catchment Management, Asset Management, Māori Partnerships, Policy & Regulation, and the Executive Advisory Group which also consists of the Civil Defence and Emergency Management.
We focus on prioritising:
Te kounga o te wai, te haumarutanga me te mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi o te whakamarutanga | Water quality, safety and climate-resilient security.
Kia koi, kia toitū hoki te whakamahinga o te whenua | Climate-smart and sustainable land use.
Kia ora, kia āhei, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki te rerenga rauropi | Healthy, functioning and climate-resilient biodiversity.
Kia toitū, kia mārohirohi ā-āhuarangi hoki ngā ratonga me ngā hanganga ā-whare | Sustainable and climate-resilient services and infrastructure.
10 July 2023
Disclaimers and Copyright
While every endeavour has been taken by the Hawke's Bay Regional Council to ensure that the information on this website is accurate and up to date, Hawke's Bay Regional Council shall not be liable for any loss suffered through the use, directly or indirectly, of information on this website. Information contained has been assembled in good faith. Some of the information available in this site is from the New Zealand Public domain and supplied by relevant government agencies. Hawke's Bay Regional Council cannot accept any liability for its accuracy or content. Portions of the information and material on this site, including data, pages, documents, online graphics and images are protected by copyright, unless specifically notified to the contrary. Externally sourced information or material is copyright to the respective provider.
© Hawke's Bay Regional Council - www.hbrc.govt.nz / +64 6 835 9200 / email@example.com