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Emergency Preparedness Planner Contract

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Company Name Hiawatha First Nation (view profile)
Location Hiawatha, ON
Date Posted February 10, 2019
Category Non Profit/Community Services
Job Type Seasonal/Temporary
Benefits No
Criminal Record Check Required Yes
Driver's License Yes
Education College
Own Vehicle Yes
Skills Experience 2 years
Start Date immediately


Position Summary:

The Emergency Management Planner (EMP) will review and update Hiawatha First Nation’s current Emergency Management Plan. The EMP will also be responsible for identifying and scheduling required training in relation to Emergency Preparedness including a table-top exercise that includes the set-up of an incident command centre. The incumbent must follow the strategic plans of the organization, adhering to the HFN vision and values.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing the current Emergency Management Plan and identifying where things need to be revised, this includes, but is not limited to:personnel, facilities, equipment, procedures and communications for operating;
  • Updating and revising the current Emergency Management Plan, including all areas listed in 1.0 (a);
  • Identifying required training and who requires said training;
  • Organizing the training identified, including which agencies can supply the training within allocated budget and coordinating all aspects of training, which include, but are not limited to, venue, meals, materials, etc.
  • Coordinating a table-top training exercise which includes the set-up of a command system.
  • Monitoring and working within allocated budget;
  • Ensuring that all invoices are paid in a timely manner and in accordance with HFN policies;
  • Providing reporting to Manager or other parties as directed by Manager or designate;
  • Ensuring that the plan is properly and completely documented for future use;
  • Ensuring that communication is done throughout the project with all applicable parties;
  • Ensuring that all files are maintained and up to date;
  • Ensuring that the plan conforms to all relevant legislation and codes for an Emergency Management Plan in a First Nation;
  • Working in a positive manner with all stakeholders involved in Emergency Preparedness in Hiawatha.
  • Promoting the vision, mission and values of Hiawatha First Nation





  • Graduate of an Emergency Management program preferred;
  • Minimum two years of proven and successful related experience; in a First Nations setting preferred; or
  • A combination of education, training or work experience which Hiawatha deems to be equivalent
  • Must provide a satisfactory CPIC and VSS
  • Valid Driver’s License and own vehicle

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Experience with computer programs (i.e. Microsoft Office, email and internet, etc.)
  • Experience with budget and financial management
  • Experience in project management
  • Excellent liaison and networking skills
  • Demonstrated knowledge of legislation, codes, requirements and government agencies in the area of Emergency Prepardness
  • Knowledge of the community and available resources
  • Well developed interpersonal, public relations and relationship building skills
  • Excellent communication (oral, electronic and written)
  • Excellent organizational, time and file management skills, contract must be completed with all deliverables no later than March 29, 2019
  • Will be required to work from home, with HFN meeting space and office space when required
  • Exhibits a high degree of initiative and self-direction
  • Must be analytical with strong attention to detail and able to meet deadlines and complete projects
  • Proactive problem solver with excellent conflict resolution skills

Behavioural Competencies:

  • Must be an empathetic and non-judgemental person
  • Must maintain strict confidentiality
  • Be honest, respectful and trustworthy
  • Be a team player
  • Possess cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Be creative and flexible
  • Detail oriented with demonstrated sound work ethic
  • Proven ability to work with people of diverse education, cultural and language backgrounds

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