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Major Incident Support Team Member - Queenstown

St John NZ (Southland Otago and Canterbury)

Do you want to help frontline staff and your community? Being a volunteer on the Major Incident Support Team will be for you!

This initiative is to ensure that St John | Hato Hone is providing a world leading response to major incidents and large events.

The Major Incident Support team (MIST) is looking for non-clinical people to deploy and assist the wider Operations and Event Health Services teams throughout the country at both planned and unplanned major events/incidents.

As a MIST member your role will be to support the Operations Team in times of crisis and high workload.

Some of your key tasks may include (but are not limited) to the following:

Ensuring all operations vehicles and equipment and Major Incident equipment are maintained to a state of operational readiness Relocating vehicles Responding to Major incident and filling the CIMS 'Logistics' & 'Welfare' roles Establishing the Scene Command Point and any ICP / EOC Duties Provide communications and logistical support at significant events. Our ideal candidates:

Current, clean full NZ Driver's Licence class 1 required, with the ability to drive both automatic and manual vehicles confidently First Aid certificate Ability to work as part of a team as well as independently Strong communication skills and high level of attention to detail Flexible, resilient and fun and able to maintain performance under pressure Physically fit Demonstrated behaviours that align with St John's core values - Do the right thing, Side by side, Straight up, Make it better, Open minds An ATP (Authority to Practice) is not a requirement of this role.

Please note: Appointments are subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment checks including, but not limited to, drug testing, physical assessment and health check. This does include those that may already be a current St John member.

We welcome and encourage diversity in our workforce and adhere to best practice equal employment opportunity principles in all aspects of our recruitment and our ways of working.

Haramai ngā tai o te āniwaniwa, he kāhui rangatira tēnei, he kāhui whakamana tāngata whaimahi, e te iti, e te rahi e.

St John - Voted #6 for 'Top Employer to work for in NZ - 2020' - Randstad Employer Brand Research 2020.

St John - Voted for New Zealand's Most Trusted Charity for the seventh time in the 2020 Reader's Digest Most Trusted Brands survey.

St John - Rainbow Tick Certified - Committed to continuous quality programme improvement designed to ensure St John is safe and welcoming for all employees.

For more information, please contact [email protected]

Applications close Friday 18 December 2020