Region Equipment & Logistics Depot Technician
Posted: 24-03-2021 | Closes: 07-04-2021 | Manawatu-Wanganui | Palmerston North
Vacancy # 065-2021
The Region Equipment and Logistics Depot Technician (Depot Tech) is a specialist that services, maintains tests and certifies Fire and Emergency’s equipment and provides logistics (warehousing, storage and distribution) support to the Region.
Fire and Emergency New Zealand was set up under new legislation in July 2017, combining 40 urban and rural fire services and 14,000 people. We became one national emergency management organisation to keep New Zealanders, their property and our unique environment safe.
Our firefighters educate communities to build their resilience by helping them prepare for, respond to and recover well from emergencies.
We respond to a wide variety of emergencies including motor vehicle accidents, medical emergencies, dealing with hazardous substances, severe weather events and natural disasters. We work to reduce risk to make our communities safer, through fire safety campaigns, research, and by providing advice on the Building Code.
Nothing is more important to us than our people – he waka eke noa.
We are building a workplace that is safe, respectful and inclusive for all our people. It is fundamental to our purpose and consistent with our values. We activity embrace and value diversity and welcome people from all backgrounds. This helps all people at Fire and Emergency to grow, develop and be their best by providing them with a positive experience throughout their time with us.
About the role
The equipment assets and other equipment resources are critical components in providing a professional fire and emergency service to New Zealand communities. Fire and Emergency New Zealand has currently 160,000 operational equipment assets worth $41 million in its inventory. These need to be well managed to ensure the safety of personnel, maintain operational capability, maintain readiness, ensure compliance with relevant standards, regulations and legislation and provide balance between performance, cost and risk.
The Depot Tech maintains and tests/certifies equipment and logistics equipment at the Regional Service Centre, at fire station and brigade sites and in the field during events or incidents that require FENZ intervention. The Depot Tech delivers and uplifts equipment to and from remote sites, suppliers and stakeholders.
The purpose of the Depot Technician role is to:
As this is a permanent position the following benefits will apply:
To succeed in this role, you will the following essential attributes:
To succeed in this role you may have the following desirable attributes:
For more information about this role please email .
How to apply
If this sounds like you, make sure you carefully consider the position description found , so your CV sets out your relevant experience.
You will receive a notification advising we have received your application.
Applications will close Wednesday 7th April 2021
Closing date: 2021-04-07
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