Title : Coordinator, Emergency Management
Location : Saskatchewan, Canada
Type of contract : Full Time Permanent
Salary band : $42,484 - $53,105 / year
An iconic brand and one of the most inspirational not-for-profit organization on this planet the Canadian Red Cross (CRC), is seeking a Coordinator to join the Emergency Management (EM) team.
You have a passion for helping others, and want to work with other dedicated individuals? By applying, you are taking a big first step to be part of an exciting organization.
At the Canadian Red Cross, we are guided by our fundamental principles of humanity, impartiality, neutrality, independence, voluntary service, unity, and universality.
We help people and communities in Canada and around the world in times of need and support them in strengthening their resilience.
Starting with the hiring process, we are committed to having an accessible, diverse, inclusive, and barrier-free work environment where everyone can reach their full potential.
We encourage all qualified persons to apply, particularly Indigenous Peoples, persons with disabilities, racialized people, and people with diverse gender identities and sexual orientations, and others who share our values and contribute to fostering an inclusive and diverse workplace.
We are looking for a Coordinator, Emergency Management to lead assigned programs and initiatives within the EM mandate, including, but not limited to, volunteer management, preparedness and response activities, and external relationship building.
The EM Coordinator will also promote public awareness of Red Cross programs and services. During response operations, the EM Coordinator will plan, organize, implement and supervise the CRC Level 1 & 2 response teams and services to support affected household and community responses.
During Level 3+ responses, the EM Coordinator will participate as required in business continuity or in the response to support PDCT and NDCT Coordinated responses.
The EM Coordinator will work to enhance the volunteer experience through identified sourcing, recruitment and engagement campaigns and activities, taking responsibility to building a relationship with volunteers throughout the volunteer cycle, including between responses.
In this role, you will :
Act as an ERT providing coordination for the day-to-day delivery of emergency social services on site (coaching, feedback to responders and volunteers).
Report regularly onsite activities and issues according to technical standards.
Elaborate and regularly review the site safety and contingency plans and ensure health and safety of employees, volunteers, and clients.
Coordinate implementation and monitor the operations site capacity / needs according to the changing context (material, financial and human resources).
Maintain communications with local (national, community) authorities and stakeholders; represent the CRC with media and other organizations, as required
Evaluate the delivery of services to people affected by the disaster and the efficiency of the volunteers after a response.
Play a key role during local, provincial and national disaster and emergency responses as required including Duty Officer coverage as assigned;
Participate, make recommendations and coordinate preparedness strategies and initiatives to strengthen community capacity ( training and community preparedness education).
Participate in 24 / 7 response capacity and coordination of supplies (priority locations, seasonal and response shifts), maintain inventory, make recommendations and requests.
Work with the Provincial Manager, EM, develop and maintain strong relationships with community organizations and local EMOs, city, and communities, as well as other disaster services agencies.
Coordinate and oversee the annual EM fundraising campaign in the area along with other related activities.
What we are looking for :
Minimum qualifications for this job include completion of a post-secondary diploma in a relevant field.
Minimum three (3) years of job-related work experience, including managing disaster response, working with volunteers, some community engagement and government relationship development, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Strong verbal and written communication skills in English,fluency in Cree, Ojibway or a second language, an asset.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite.
Proven experience in fostering and maintaining positive external and internal partnerships and relationships.
Demonstrated skills in program planning and budgeting.
Valid Standard / Emergency First Aid Certification or willingness to complete training.
Valid provincial driver’s licence and satisfactory driver’s abstract.
Working conditions :
Work will be performed in person / remote, as required.
Travel throughout the assigned geography will be required with occasional overnight travel.
May be required to work non-traditional hours, be on call and respond to emergency / disaster-related requests.
We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package that includes medical, extended health, dental, life insurance and paid vacation.
In times of response, may be called upon to fill roles within the emergency response structure, and may require deployment away from home for periods of several weeks, a local or virtual assignment and / or business continuity activities.
Full vaccination against COVID-19 is mandatory for this position and operation (the CRC will however adhere to its duty to accommodate those who are unable to be fully vaccinated for a reason related to a human right protected ground).
If you require accommodation measures during any phase of the hiring process, please notify us as soon as possible. All information received in relation to accommodation requests will be kept confidential.