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Emergency Planning Officer

  • Location:


  • Sector:

    Building & Construction

  • Job type:


  • Salary:

    Up to £18.22 per hour

  • Contact:

    Jack Fellows

  • Contact email:

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

  • Duration:

    3 Months

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:


Emergency Planning Officer required for a fantastic contract based in Sutton

The Role

The primary tasks and responsibilities for this position are:

  • To support the Council in delivering the Civil Contingencies Act, 2004 requirements and maintaining the emergency management cycle i.e. if fire or flood will coordinate the required emergency services.
  • To undertake activities and lead on work streams related to the Covid-19 response and recovery.
  • To support the development of the Council's Business Continuity Management
  • programme.
  • To lead the delivery of the Event Safety Service including scrutinising event plans and risk assessments in liaison with Safety Advisory Group (SAG) partners.
  • To undertake administrative Emergency Planning duties, which includes maintaining contact and distribution lists, on-call rotas, on-call equipment bags, etc.
  • To secretariat Emergency Planning meetings, including the Borough Resilience
  • Forum and internal forums
  • To deputise for the Emergency Planning Manager in their absence
  • To respond to Emergencies during office hours and out of office hours when required.

The Requirements

  • Previous experience working in an emergency planning coordinator or business continuity position.
  • An understanding of the Civil Contingencies Act, 2004 and Emergency Planning
  • responses.
  • Degree in Emergency Planning or a related field

The Contract

  • Temp Contract
  • £18.22 per hour (Paid via Umbrella Company - Rate uplifted to cover charges)
  • 09:00-17:00

If interested please call Jack on 01772 428186 or email