The Nelson Tasman Civil Defence Emergency Management Group is recruiting for three senior volunteer roles.
If you have the time and skills to step up for your community, we’d like to hear from you.
The roles to be filled are as follows:
While these positions are voluntary, your expenses and professional development will be paid for. Training opportunities in Wellington, Christchurch (and other locations) with experienced emergency management professionals will be available.
You will need flexibility in your employment and family life so that you can respond to emergency events when required.
You will join a team of local volunteers, backed up by professional staff based in Richmond and Nelson.
Applications closed on Friday 22 November.
ISSUED BY MetService AT 8:38am 30-Oct-2013 URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST IN: Nelson, Buller, Wairarapa, Wellington HEAVY RAIN FOR BULLER, NORTHWEST NELSON, AND THE TARARUA RANGE A complex trough is expected to approach New Zealand this evening (Wednesday), then pass eastward during Thursday. Rain is expected over much of the country as this trough passes, with the heaviest falls about Buller, the northwest Nelson Ranges, and the Tararua Range. Rainfall accumulations of 100 to 150mm is expected in these areas over an 18 hour period.…
ISSUED BY MetService AT 8:48 pm 24-Oct-2013 Heavy rain for Buller, northwest Nelson and the Tararua Range until midday Friday. Severe northwest gales about Canterbury, Marlborough, Wellington and Wairarapa, easing during Friday. An active front is becoming slow-moving near the north of the South Island tonight (Thursday), but is expected to move northeast late Friday morning.…
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