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Municipal Emergency Coordinator Employer: Rural Municipality of Whitehead Location: Rural Municipality of Whitehead Application Deadline: TBD

Job Description:

Employment Opportunity – Municipal Emergency Coordinator

The Rural Municipality of Whitehead is seeking a Municipal Emergency Coordinator to provide emergency management services.

The Municipal Emergency Coordinator will be responsible for
• Preparation, maintenance, and testing of the municipal Emergency Plan
• Coordinating the response to emergencies in the municipality
• Attracting, managing, training and motivating volunteers

The job will require a time commitment during normal times of an average of 7 hours per week. During emergencies the Municipal Emergency Coordinator must be available for full workdays, including overtime, for as long as is required.

The Municipal Emergency Coordinator will hold a contract position reporting to the Chief Administrative Officer.

The successful applicant must have good knowledge of community emergency preparedness. He or she must have a demonstrated ability to manage volunteers; to provide training to volunteers, staff and members of council; to maintain the emergency plan; and to coordinate emergency response within the community. Training in emergency response management is an asset. A basic level of ability with Microsoft Office is essential. A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle is essential.

Please include 3 references with your resume including contact information and relevance.

Resumes, references, and salary expectations addressed to the undersigned will be received by mail, fax, email or in person until a suitable candidate is found.

We thank all applicants for their interest in this position. We will contact only those selected for an interview.

Direct Applications To:

Chief Administrative Officer
RM of Whitehead
Box 107
517 2nd Avenue
Alexander, Manitoba R0K 0A0


Fax: 204-752-2129

Application Deadline: Open until filled