Fire and Emergency New Zealand has three 111 Communications Centres based in Christchurch (Southern), Wellington (Central), and Auckland (Northern). The primary role of the Communications Centres is to act as the first point of contact for the public with Fire and Emergency NZ.
We are seeking a Dispatcher to join our Northern Communications Centre, based in Auckland. These are permanent positions.
Dispatchers operate in a 24/7 emergency service environment. Working in a small close-knit team, your primary responsibility will be to receive emergency 111 and administration calls and to dispatch appropriate Fire and Emergency NZ resources. You will have daily phone contact with a wide range of people including members of the public, firefighters, other emergency services and other agencies.
Full-time dispatchers work a structured roster cycle of four shifts on (two days, two nights), four shifts off.
Applicants require the following:
How to apply
If this sounds like you, please go to our website www.fireandemergency.nz and download the position description and application form.
For more information about this role please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Send completed application form along with supporting documents to email@example.com
Applications close 5pm, Monday 16 February 2021.