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To work for the New Zealand Fire Service you need to be a permanent resident of New Zealand or have a current work permit. Australian citizens can work freely in New Zealand. Please refer to the New Zealand Immigration Service for further information.

54/2014
Learning Development Advisor
Wellington

This is an exciting opportunity for a passionate and experienced Learning Development Advisor to join our talented team and demonstrate your skills and experience whilst working in a unique environment.

 

You will be required to design, develop and project manage a range of learning materials to meet the needs of the New Zealand Fire Service. You will also be involved in training needs analysis, evaluation, review and the delivery (where required) of learning resources within an online and blended learning environment.  Experience developing online material is essential.

 

NZFS is committed to providing an enjoyable and challenging work environment and a focus on ongoing personal development.

 

How to Apply

All applications must include a completed application form, your CV and a covering letter. Please your completed application to Alison Boyd – Alison.boyd@fire.org.nz

 

Applications close: 5.00pm, Friday, 9 May 2014

 


51-53/2014
Communicator

Four shifts on, four shifts off
Exciting, supportive team environment
Intensive training, NZQA qualifications

 

We are currently recruiting for all three Communication Centers

 

The New Zealand Fire Service (NZFS) has three 111 Communications Centres based in Auckland, Wellington and Christchurch. The primary role of these Centres is to act as the first point of contact for the public with the NZFS. We are seeking a Communicator to join our Auckland based Communication Centre.

 

Communicators operate in a 24/7 Emergency Service environment. Working in a small close-knit team, your primary responsibility will be to receive emergency 111 and administration calls and to dispatch appropriate Fire Service responses. You will have daily contact with a wide range of people including members of the public, firefighters, other emergency services and government agencies.

 

Most full-time communicators work a structured roster cycle of four shifts on (two days, two nights), four shifts off.

 

We are looking for individuals with:


  • A strong customer focus and a ‘can-do’ approach.
  • Proven communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent attention to detail and the ability to perform multiple tasks under pressure.
  • A high level of computer literacy with a preferred typing speed of at least 45wpm.
  • A good geographic knowledge of New Zealand.

 

How to Apply

  • Download the generic Position Description here

Please download the correct application pack for your region from the list below:

Contact person details for each region are included in the pack.

 

To work for the New Zealand Fire Service you need to be a permanent resident of New Zealand or have a current work permit. Australian citizens can work freely in New Zealand. Please refer to the New Zealand Immigration Service for further information.

 

Applications close 9am, Monday, 05 May 2014

 


50 / 2014
Programme Coordinator 
Programme and Change Management Team

Parental leave fixed term 10 months with the possibility of extension

 

The New Zealand Fire Service (NZFS) is comprised of five regions with around 400 stations, and 9,000 volunteer and paid firefighters spread throughout the country. As well as responding to a wide range of emergency situations, the NZFS is focussed on fire safety and prevention in NZ communities.

The purpose of the Programme Coordinator role is to provide high quality assistance, coordination and support across national initiatives and programmes. This is achieved though the establishment of systems to monitor progress, tracking resource allocation, and development of reports.

 

We are looking for someone to fit straight into this role to ensure continuous support and monitoring of the Strategic Programme. You will have experience in a similar role and ideally bring suggestions for improvement and efficiencies in how we achieve our aims.

 

In this position you will be required to:

  • Maintain our systems, templates and processes supporting the Strategic Programme
  • Track and gather information on progress of the Strategic Programme projects and initiatives
  • Draft reports and papers for our governance groups
  • Be the central point of contact and communications for the Strategic Programme Office
  • Contribute to implementation of initiatives, projects and programmes within the National Strategic Programme framework

To be successful you'll:

  • Be able to demonstrate previous experience in similar roles
  • Demonstrate initiative
  • Be self managing and well organised
  • Have superb problem solving skills
  • Be solution focused

As an employer, NZFS is committed to providing an enjoyable and challenging work environment with a focus on continuing personal and professional development.

 

How to Apply

 

All applications must include your Application Pack, CV and covering letter.
Send to Rikki-Leigh Joyce, rikki-leigh.joyce@fire.org.nz

 

Applications close:  5pm, Wednesday 7 May 2014.

 


39 / 2014
Business Intelligence Analyst
Data and Spatial Intelligence Team (ICTS)

 

The New Zealand Fire Service (NZFS) is a progressive organisation which focuses on serving communities and running an effective business enabled by world class technologies.  In addition to fire response activities, the NZFS strategic priority is to work in partnership with communities to make our communities safer.

The Information Communication & Technology Service (ICTS) group has four functional areas: Data and Spatial Intelligence (DSI), Technology and Support Services, Business Solutions and Telecommunication Services. 


The DSI unit provides data, spatial and business intelligence services and solutions to NZFS, along with support for national systems, and has several strategic national projects to deliver this year aimed at maximizing ICT value. If you are a progressive, deliverables-focused positive person who values being part of an organisation with clear direction and that invests in their staff, we look forward to hearing from you.

 
The core purpose of this position is to provide technical support and service delivery of strategic enterprise business intelligence, data warehousing and reporting solutions to the New Zealand Fire Service.  The position establishes the business requirements for new solutions and provides technical service delivery of solutions within the ICTS enterprise framework.  The business intelligence solutions are primarily delivered through the IBM Cognos Business Intelligence software suite, with outward focus by this position in assisting with the development of wider and integrated enterprise business intelligence and data architecture strategy and solutions.


To be successful in this position you will need to have demonstrated technical expertise in IBM Cognos business intelligence solutions and technical knowledge of Microsoft BI Solutions, Oracle BI solutions and other industry enterprise BI solutions, 3 to 5 years experience in spatial data management and provision of spatial technologies, along with a relevant tertiary qualification in Information Technology, Information Systems or related technical field.

 

How to Apply


All applications must include your Application Pack, CV and covering letter.
Send to Renee Ohlson, Business Support renee.ohlson@fire.org.nz , any enquiries call Renee on 04 462 4985

Applications close:  5pm, Friday 18 April 2014.

 

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