About the Role
Are you an emergency planning professional, passionate about resilience and with experience of supporting the delivery of statutory emergency planning responsibilities? If so, this is the role for you!
The Emergency Planning Officer plays a key role in the delivery of the Council’s statutory Emergency Planning and Business Continuity responsibilities in ensuring that the Council maintains operational and strategic readiness to respond to a range of emergency incidents. The role is an exciting one at the heart of an ambitious local authority. It offers significant scope for growth and development and for the successful candidate to make it their own.
About the Person
We are looking for someone who:
- Has experience of Emergency Planning gained within a statutory or public sector context
- Is able to work collaboratively in a multi-agency environment
- Is highly motivated and capable
- Thrives on variety, pace and challenge
- Is a proactive and organised self-starter, who can plan and prioritise their workload effectively
- Has good knowledge of the Civil Contingencies Act and the response structures within which local authorities operate, particularly as these evolve and change
In exchange for your expertise, experience and enthusiasm, we will offer support in continuing your personal and career development, in addition to providing a wide range of employment linked benefits.
We provide you with competitive annual leave, and contribute 15% towards the LGPS pension scheme. You will also have access to a range of discounts including local and high street stores, and salary sacrifice schemes including a cycle lease scheme, and ‘Better’ leisure centre membership.
For an informal discussion about the role, please call Luke Harvey, Projects and Performance Team Leader on 01737 276 519.
We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer, supporting the guaranteed interview scheme for disabled and ex-armed forces candidates, who meet the essential criteria for the role.
Closing date: Wednesday, 8th February 2023
Interview date: Friday, 17 February 2023
Values and Behaviours
Our great working environment and the values and behaviours of every individual and team in the Council, help to evolve the culture of our organisation to become more commercial, innovative and embracing of change. Successful applicants to our career opportunities will be able to demonstrate they share the values and behaviours we seek in our organisation.
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How to Apply
Please apply online via the link provided.
Please note, we do not accept CVs submitted without a fully completed online application form.