Vacancies

The Staffordshire Civil Contingencies Unit (CCU), based at Stafford Fire Station supports strategic partner organisations across Staffordshire in preparing for and responding to emergencies as defined under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004. In addition, we deliver a range of planning, training and advisory functions, all of which are aimed at helping to build the overall resilience of Staffordshire. We are looking to recruit an Exercise Development Officer and an Assistant CCO to join our team of professional Civil Contingencies Officers.

Current vacancies:

Exercise Development Officer

Part time Grade 6 (3 days per week)

Circa £23,866 - £26,470 (pro-rata)

The Staffordshire Civil Contingencies Unit (CCU), based at Stafford Fire Station supports organisations across Staffordshire in preparing for, and responding to Emergencies as defined under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.  In addition, we deliver a range of planning, training and advisory functions, all of which are aimed at helping to build the overall resilience of Staffordshire. 

 We are looking to recruit an experienced, organised person to design, maintain and deliver credible and appropriate Civil Contingencies exercises in order to validate emergency plans and the capabilities and skills of multi-agency organisations and their representatives.

 Applicants should have experience of designing and delivering multi-agency civil contingencies/emergency planning exercises and/or validating emergency and business continuity plans. They should be able to demonstrate an ability to work with senior managers as well as practitioners from multiple stakeholders in order to develop complex exercises.

 The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate strong communication skills, the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines, to be flexible in approach and be able to work as part of a team and on their own initiative. He or she should also have a good understanding of how Category 1 and 2 responders operate and engage in a Civil Contingencies environment.

 For more information on the Civil Contingencies Unit and the job in particular, please visit this website or speak to Peter Taylor on 01785 898615.  For enquiries regarding the recruitment process, please contact Julie Ann Edwards – Recruitment Advisor on 01785 898749.

 Applications should be made online by following this link

 The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 24 February 2019.

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Assistant Civil Contingencies Officer

Grade 6 (fixed term for 12 months).
The position is also available as a secondment opportunity
£23,866 per annum

Would you like to work as a member of an innovative civil contingencies organisation delivering excellent service to a wide and varied range of public sector partners?

The Staffordshire Civil Contingencies Unit (CCU), based at Stafford Fire Station supports organisations across Staffordshire in preparing for, and responding to Emergencies as defined under the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.  In addition, we deliver a range of planning, training and advisory functions, all of which are aimed at helping to build the overall resilience of Staffordshire.

This is a unique opportunity for an enthusiastic, dynamic and organised person to work with and support CCU team members with multi-agency Civil Contingencies planning in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. The position is available on a fixed term basis for a period of twelve months or as secondment opportunity from a partner organisation (in which case the CCU can back fund the salary to a maximum of £23,866 for the year).

The successful applicant must be able to demonstrate strong organisational skills, communication skills, and the ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines, to be flexible in approach and be able to work as part of a team and on their own initiative. He or she should also have a good understanding of how civil contingencies/ emergency planning arrangements and the implications of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.

The closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 10 March 2019

Interviews will be held during the week - 18th to 22nd March 2019and candidates should be available for all of these dates.

For more information on the Civil Contingencies Unit and the job in particular, please visit the website at www.staffordshireprepared.gov.uk or speak to Peter Taylor on 01785 898615. For enquiries regarding the recruitment process, please contact Julie Ann Edwards – Recruitment Advisor on 01785 898749.

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