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Emergency Planning Officer

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The London Borough of Barnet
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Full time
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Closed for applications on 08/04/2018 17:00
£37,293 - £41,898
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Closing date
8 Apr

Job information

The Emergency Planning Team at the London Borough of Barnet have an important role to play in the planning, preparation, development, maintenance and validation of the Council’s emergency arrangements and other measures necessary to comply with the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.

The Council now has an important vacancy for the role of Emergency Planning Officer (EPO). Reporting to the Emergency Planning Manager, the EPO is responsible for interpreting and applying the relevant legislation and guidance to drive forward the preparation for, response to, and recovery from emergencies. The EPO is involved in all aspects of emergency planning working closely with partners from all resilience agencies in London.

Candidates will need experience of working in the Emergency Planning field, with a thorough understanding of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 and knowledge of the London wide resilience structure and LLAG arrangements.

Excellent organisational and analytical skills are required to problem solve and effectively manage competing deadlines. Strong communication and interpersonal skills to convey complex information clearly and efficiently are essential, along with the ability to build effective working relationships with key stakeholders among the Council and its partners.

The role focuses on resilience capability development, including the design and delivery of training and exercising both internally and externally with other resilience partners to ensure the borough response arrangements remain efficient, effective and of a professional standard.

The post holder will participate in an out of hours on-call rota for which an allowance per annum is payable.

If shortlisted you will be required to bring photographic ID to your interview to prove your identity.

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This job is closed for applications.

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