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Emergency Planning and Resilience Officer

Vacancy Summary
Waverley Borough Council
Starting salary £31,949 per annum
Godalming - Surrey
Working Pattern:
Flexible Hours/Full Time
37 hours per week.
DBS Check:
Closing Date:
05/02/2018 at 09:00 AM
Vacancy Description

Interim Emergency Planning, Resilience and Safety Officer

South West Surrey

12 month contract

Do you have knowledge of emergency planning, business continuity and health and safety best practice?

Do you have Emergency Planning and / or Business Continuity training / Health and Safety qualifications or equivalent experience?

Are you looking for a role with variety, where you can be relied on for your expertise and experience?

Waverley is one of the largest of the eleven District and Borough Councils in Surrey covering a rural area with four main areas of population, Cranleigh, Farnham, Godalming and Haslemere.

This presents its own unique set of challenges when it comes to emergency and resilience planning, and the Council has a central role to play in supporting the community in times of need and promoting preparedness and resilience in the community. Over recent years this has involved responding to severe flooding, snow, foot and mouth disease and heathland fire among others!

We are looking for a confident and organised individual, who can fulfil this role for a period of twelve months whilst the Council reviews how it supports and delivers these functions in the longer term. In return, Waverley can offer you a real opportunity to make a difference as well as an excellent pay and benefits package.

The successful applicant will act as the Council’s advisor on Emergency Planning, Business Continuity and Corporate Health and Safety. The role is responsible for developing and implementing policies and systems to ensure that the Council is fully prepared for its role in the event of an emergency and in ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of it’s staff.

This post is a full time role. However, all applications will be considered.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Richard Homewood, Head of Environmental Services on 01483 523411

We do not accept CVs without a completed application form. Strictly no agencies please.

Closing date for applications: 9:00am on Monday 5 February 2018.

Interview date: Wednesday 14 February 2018.

Please note we do not accept applications after the time given on the advert.

How to apply
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