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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.


18 / 2016
Plant & Equipment Logistics Coordinator – Fixed Term (6 months)
or Secondment Opportunity
Region 1, Auckland

  • Enhance your coordination and logistical skills
  • Utilise your knowledge of NZFS operational principles and policies along with the functionality, testing and maintenance of NZFS operational equipment

About the Company


The New Zealand Fire Service is a technologically advanced, responsive fire service that has around 62,000 callouts per year. There are almost 500 stations throughout New Zealand with around 1,700 career and 8,000+ volunteer firefighters, and over 500 support staff, who dedicate themselves to preventing fires and protecting the communities they live in from the dangers of fire.  Our vision is to work with communities to protect what they value and our mission is to reduce the incidence and consequence of fire and to provide a professional response to other emergencies.


About the Role


Applications are sought from suitably qualified candidates who can provide high quality logistical support to the Region.

 

The Plant and Equipment Logistics Coordinator supports NZFS operations by coordinating and undertaking logistics activities receiving, storing, moving and shipping of NZFS plant and equipment to ensure operational readiness in accordance with operational principles and organisational policy.

 

Skills and Experience

  • Sound knowledge of the functionality of NZFS operational equipment
  • Sound knowledge of testing and maintenance procedures for NZFS operational equipment
  • Competent in the MS suite of applications
  • Sound communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to work as an effective and collaborative team member

How to apply

For further information on this role telephone (09) 354 5137 or send your completed application, CV and covering letter to:

 

Gary Williamson
Business Support Manager, Region 1
gary.williamson@fire.org.nz

 

Applications close 8.00am Monday 15 February 2016.


15 / 2016
Business Support (Region)
Region 1 Headquarters, Auckland

  • Be part of an enjoyable and challenging work environment
  • Support and focus with ongoing personal development
  • Provide high quality business support to the Region team

About the Company


The New Zealand Fire Service is a technologically advanced, responsive fire service that has around 62,000 callouts per year. There are almost 500 stations throughout New Zealand with around 1,700 career and 8,000+ volunteer firefighters, and over 500 support staff, who dedicate themselves to preventing fires and protecting the communities they live in from the dangers of fire.  Our vision is to work with communities to protect what they value and our mission is to reduce the incidence and consequence of fire and to provide a professional response to other emergencies.


About the Role


The successful candidate will be part of a team providing general and financial administrative support to the Region, with responsibility for implementing, reviewing and maintaining national administration processes and systems. One of the key aspects of this role is supporting the Region’s Property Team  with the planning and delivery of programmed and non-programmed maintenance work.

 

This is a fulltime (40 hours per week) position based at Region 1 Headquarters, Poynton Terrace, Newtown, Auckland.

 

Skills & Experience

  • A thorough knowledge of modern office administration procedures and systems
  • Accounts receivable and payable and an understanding of budget processes
  • An understanding of asset management processes
  • Sound communication, both verbal and written
  • Full competency in the MS Office suite of applications
  • A motivated, flexible and proactive attitude
  • The ability to work as an effective and collaborative team member

How to apply

For further information on this role please contact Gary Williamson (09) 354 5137 or send your completed application, CV and cover letter to:

 

Gary Williamson
Business Support Manager, Region 1
gary.williamson@fire.org.nz


Applications to be received by 8.00am Monday 15 February 2016


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