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Emergency Management Project Coordinator

Department of Health - 8 Jobs
Fredericton, NB
$64,974 - $90,740 / year
Posted 13 days ago

Emergency Management Project Coordinator
Open Competition
Department of Health
(An alternate work location in New Brunswick may be considered)

The Department of Health is seeking an individual to join the Health Emergency Management Branch as a Project Coordinator in Fredericton.

As a Project Coordinator you will:

  • Provide team-based project management and facilitation for the development and/or maintenance of all components of the provincial-level health emergency management program, including:
  • All-hazard and hazard-specific emergency response plans and protocols.
  • Emergency plan communication, implementation, and monitoring.
  • Participation in the design and delivery of health emergency management training and education.
  • Participation, and/or design and delivery of exercises.
  • Response and exercise evaluation and continuous improvement.
  • Participate in departmental and external emergency management committees and work groups;
  • Promote best practices and provide professional advice, guidance and support relating to emergency management;
  • Serve as a liaison and perform outreach functions with various levels of government and other stakeholders;
  • Maintain positive relationships with a large network of internal and external stakeholders involved in preparedness and response activities.
  • Prepare correspondence and provide other executive support to the branch.
  • Serve as one of the 24/7 on-call departmental duty officers for after-hours emergencies.
  • Serve as a section lead or operations lead with any activation of the Department's Emergency Operations Centre and be available to work outside of business hours during a response to an emergency.

Who you are:

  • You have well-developed influencing and relationship management skills.
  • You are comfortable and effective working with senior leaders, external stakeholders, clients and all levels of the organization.
  • You are at your best when you are challenged and thrive on getting results.
  • You are adept at leading but equally comfortable being part of any team.
  • You have excellent written and verbal communication skills.

Essential Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Health, Business, Public Administration or another related field.
  • Three years of experience in emergency management.
  • An equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be considered.
  • Written and spoken competence in English and French is required. Please state your language capability on your application

Applicants must clearly demonstrate the essential qualifications to be given further consideration. Please ensue that preferred language for assessment is identified on your resume.

In the event that this competition poses difficulties in recruiting a qualified candidate, a covering off appointment at a lower level may be made. In that case, candidates with less than the required related years of experience may also be considered.

Asset Qualifications: Preference may be given to candidates who possess the following asset qualifications:

  • Experience in a health care setting.
  • Experience in Project Management

Candidates may be required to demonstrate on their application one or more of the asset qualifications, in addition to the essential qualifications, in order to be given further consideration.

Behavioural Competencies: The successful candidate will possess the following behavioural competencies:

  • Effective Interactive Communication
  • Relationship / Network Building;
  • Results Orientation

Technical Competencies: The successful candidate will possess the following technical competencies:

  • Knowledge of Group Facilitation Techniques
  • Specialized Subject Matter Expertise and Knowledge
  • Project Management

Résumés should be in chronological order specifying education and employment in months and years including part-time and full-time employment.

Salary: $64,974 to $90,740 per annum (Pay Band 5)

What can GNB offer you:

  • Comprehensive benefits package which includes paid vacation, Health and Dental Plan, Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability and the New Brunswick Public Service Pension Plan.
  • Free access to Employee and Family Assistance Program (EFAP) and services.
  • Career growth, development and continuous learning opportunities.

How to apply:

We encourage applicants to apply on-line at or by mail at the following address by May 23, 2024, indicating competition number 35-24-0008. This competition may be used to fill future vacancies at the same level.

Department of Health
Human Resources
4th floor, 520 King Street
Fredericton, NB E3B 5G8
Telephone: (506) 453-4331
E-Mail: [email protected]

We thank all those who apply however only those selected for further consideration will be contacted.

Candidates registered with the Equal Employment Opportunity Program and veterans, who demonstrate they are among the most qualified, shall be given preference at the time of appointment.

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Competition Number: 35-24-0008
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