Emergency Planning Officer

Reference

VAC-80

Job Type

Permanent

Industry

Public Sector

Location

Sheffield

Our client, a Fire & Rescue Service, requires an Emergency Planning Officer to work on a wide range of contingency and other plans.

Emergency Planning Officer
Contract: Permanent Full Time
Salary: £36,922 to £39,880 (Grade 9)
Hours: Full Time - 37 Hours per week (Flexi Time)
Work Pattern: Mon – Fri
Location: Sheffield HQ / Agile Working

The successful candidate will be responsible for plans covering major public venues and natural hazards, COMAH sites, Pipelines, Radiation, as well as Protective Security, Resilience and Business Continuity functions.

The post will involve working on complex multi-disciplinary issues and representing this Fire Service at multi-agency planning meetings and exercises. You will represent the Service at Local Resilience Forum sub-committee meetings. Additionally the post holder will hold Management responsibility for an Emergency Planning Assistant and the National Resilience Training Team.

You will be educated to degree standard and possess a working knowledge of currently applicable legislation including the Control of Major Accident Hazards Regulations 2015, the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 and ISO22301.

It would be desirable for you to have gained experience of working in emergency planning, Resilience, Business Continuity or related fields.

You will be resilient under pressure, possess strong interpersonal skills and have the ability to work both on your own and as part of team. You will be capable of delivering high quality written reports and presentations against demanding deadlines.

The post will involve occasional evening and weekend work by prior arrangement and a current driving licence would be advantageous. The appointment will be subject to security clearance from HM Government.

Closing date for applications is 17:00 hours on Tuesday 21 September 2021.
Interviews will be held week commencing Monday 4 October 2021.

All applications will be given equal consideration and the Service particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black or Minority Ethnic backgrounds (BME), women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) or are registered as disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within the workforce. The service also offers a guaranteed interview scheme in relation to disability.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre-employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

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