Manager, Tactical Operations and Emergency Management

  • Company:
    Govt NZ Jobs
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  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    2 weeks ago
  • Category:
    Govt Jobs
  • Job Type:
  • Category: Corrections Operations
  • Location: Wellington (Te Whanga-nui-a-Tara)
  • Date Advertised: 16-MAR-20
  • Job Reference: APA/1455698
  • Job Title: Manager, Tactical Operations and Emergency Management
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  • Summary:
  • As part of a large Government Organisation, this post holder will provide advice, leadership and support nationwide regarding emergency response, readiness and with a focus on safety
  • Working knowledge of Emergency management and a Business Continuity qualification or specialist training is required
  • The successful applicant will be required to mentor, educate and influence others to achieve positive results

 

About us | Mō mātou 

Hōkai Rangi is the Department’s organisational strategy for the next 5 years. It recognises and builds on the good work we are already doing; it also looks to find new and alternative ways to achieve better outcomes for the people in our care and their whanau which will result in reduced reoffending.  Corrections Services is the operational arm of the Department, made up of all frontline service delivery positions operating across four regions, as well as specialist support groups based in National Office.  Corrections Services is responsible for the safe, secure and humane containment of prisoners and community offenders.

 

About you | Mōu

As an integral member of the Corrections Services Team, this role will work alongside and support the Chief Custodial Officer/General Manager Custodial, and the National Commissioner to lead and manage the full scope of service delivery to people in our care, the community and managing staff.

You will utilise your skillset of educating, mentoring and influence to ensure all standards and polices in line with effective emergency management and business continuity are in place and met.  Support the delivery and development of Control and Restraint (C&R), Advanced Control and Restraint (ACR), Prison Negotiation Team (PNT), National Dog Team, Site Emergency Response Teams (SERT), Emergency Management and Business Continuity practice to ensure responsiveness to frontline emergency response situations with a focus on safety

You will receive great support to ensure an excellent level of engagement and understanding as well as buy in to safety new initiatives, policies and procedures.

 

About the role | Mō te tūnga

The Manager Tactical Operations & Emergency Management is responsible for ensuring that ACR and PNT deployment and Special Search capability is effective and in line with frontline operations through provision of technical practice expertise and leadership within Corrections Services (CS). The role also maintains and further develops Corrections Business Continuity planning capability to ensure effective prevention and management of operational incidents and to preserve critical business functions in the event of an emergency. 

You will utilise your skillset of educating, mentoring and influence to ensure all standards and major hazard facility regulations are complied with.  Support the delivery and development of ACR and PNT practise to ensure responsiveness to frontline emergency response situations with a focus on safety

 

The role accountabilities include:

  • Support the delivery and development of  Control and Restraint (C&R) , Advanced Control and Restraint (ACR), Prison Negotiation Team (PNT), National Dog Team, Site Emergency Response Teams (SERT), Emergency Management and Business Continuity practice to ensure responsiveness to frontline emergency response situations with a focus on safety; 
  • Support the CCO/ General Manager Custodial and provide subject matter expertise; 
  • Work with frontline ACR Commanders and Negotiation Team Coordinators (NegCo) through the Senior Advisers, Tactical Operations Group (TOG) to ensure the operational deployment of ACR and PNT response capability for emergencies and serious incidents is effective and appropriate to the level of risk; 
  • Contribute to the development of business continuity planning practice; 
  • Supporting the Manager Specialist Search to ensure the professional and credible specialist search function throughout Corrections; 
  • Develop a positive and collaborative working relationships with Corrections staff and relevant external agencies to ensure an integrated approach to the delivery and on-going development of ACR, PNT and BCP functions 
  • Provide leadership and support to the Chief Custodial team that values inclusion and diversity, lead and champion safety and wellbeing, and encourage professional development to build and maintain a centre of excellence.

Corrections staff strive for excellence in all that we do. We are accountable and disciplined in our planning, courageous in our decision making and passionate in our belief that we can change lives.  Underpinning the way we work and support the people in our care are our core values: Manaaki – Respect, Whanau – Relationships, Kaitiaki – Guardianship, Wairua – Spirituality and Rangatira – Leadership.

This role will close at 5pm on the Tuesday 31st of March 2020. 

Ara Poutama Aotearoa is a name that has been gifted to us by Iwi and conveys the responsibility we have to support and guide those in our care to reach their potential.  Our strategy, Hōkai Rangi (https://arapoutama.page.link/Eit5), provides a clear direction of travel – one that builds on the good things that are already happening, and, most importantly, how we can innovate to find new ways of doing things to achieve better outcomes for Māori, whānau and communities. 

It is an exciting time and we continue to seek out talented individuals who are committed to an inclusive, vibrant workplace. We recognise and celebrate the uniqueness of individuals, and that of the collective talent in our whānau.

For reporting and transparency, it is important that all applications are submitted through our careers site.  If you want to find out more about a career with us, visit careers.corrections.govt.nz or email our team at careers@corrections.govt.nz