Coordinator – Emergency Management

Coordinator – Emergency Management

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Author alnationtalk
Date August 23, 2022
Deadline Open
Type Full Time
Company Canadian Red Cross
Salary $46,956 - $48,000 - Per Hour
Location North Bay, ON
Category Coordinator
Client Canadian Red Cross
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Title: Coordinator – Emergency Management
Location: North Bay, Ontario Canada
Employment status: Temporary Full time
Salary band: $46,956 – $48,000 /year

The Canadian Red Cross (CRC), an iconic brand and one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organizations on this planet, is seeking a Coordinator-Emergency Management to join our Disaster Management team.

You have a passion for helping others, and want to work with other dedicated individuals? By applying, you are taking a big first step to be part of an exciting organization.

At the Canadian Red Cross, we are guided by our fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality. We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.

Starting with the hiring process, we are committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment where everyone can reach their full potential. We encourage all qualified persons to apply, particularly Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized people, and people with diverse gender identities and sexual orientations, and others who share our values and contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.

The incumbent will collaborate with the Manager, Operations Emergency Management (West). They will develop and coordinate all elements needed to provide support to the Emergency Management program within North Bay – Northern ON area.

In this role, you will:

  • Develop, coordinate, and implement the delivery of Emergency Management (EM) services/initiatives within the areas.
  • Build and support a volunteer structure for professional and timely delivery of local disaster response at Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) and community levels in disaster preparedness and response.
  • Guide the development of local response processes and team expertise to ensure program adherence to national operational procedures, processes, and accountability requirements.
    Seek opportunities to expand current program delivery (e.g., agreements with municipal governments, growth of community teams).
  • Liaise with community agencies/organizations regarding EM related services/initiatives to foster mutual understanding, coordination, and partnership.
  • Provide on-site support to maintain the program supplies, assets, and fiscal adherence to the program standards.
  • Support the EM program in a variety of roles during response and times of disaster/emergency.
  • Support the duty officer role on a rotational basis in the EM program.

What we are looking for:

  • A post-secondary education in a related field.
  • A minimum of 1-3 years’ experience as well and experience in managing volunteer resources.
  • Demonstrated experience in managing multiple priorities in a changing environment.
  • Strong communications skills in English are essential. French is considered an asset.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and presentation skills are essential.
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborative, team-based environments.

Working conditions:

  • Most of the work will be conducted in a clean and comfortable environment.
    This role will require the incumbent to travel domestically (while following public health and organizational safe work policies).
  • You can work non-traditional hours and be on-call and respond to emergency/disaster related request.
  • Eligibility to work in Canada: At this time, we welcome applications from candidates eligible to work in Canada. If you are not a citizen or permanent resident of Canada, we encourage you to carefully review your visa to find out whether you are eligible to work in the job you are considering applying for. Refer to our FAQ for more information.
  • Full vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for this position and operation (the CRC will however adhere to its duty to accommodate those who are unable to be fully vaccinated for a reason related to a human right protected ground).

If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.


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