Canadian Red Cross
Emergency Response Team (ERT) Supervisor (British Columbia & Yukon)
6 months to 1 year
June 20, 2018
Description of PositionRegion: Various Locations Throughout British Columbia & Yukon
The Canadian Red Cross Society, a non-profit, humanitarian organization dedicated to helping Canadians, as well as the most vulnerable throughout the world, is seeking an Emergency Response Team (ERT) Supervisor for Disaster Management (DM). Reporting to the ERT Site Manager, the ERT Supervisor will be responsible for various emergency shelter and reception centre response activities in addition to other responsibilities related to emergency preparedness. The ERT Supervisor will also perform supervisory duties for a team of ERT Responders.The Emergency Response Team (ERT) is activated for a response that exceeds Personal Disaster Assistance (PDA) Team capacity. The ERT Supervisor may supervise a team of ERT Responders at the local level. The ERT Supervisor will organize and set up and manage a specific service during a response. The incumbent of this position supervises the work of the responders placed under their responsibility. There may be several services on the site.
The incumbent must have the commitment to the Fundamental Principles of the Red Cross Movement and model the core competencies of the CRCS: team excellence, service excellence, accountability and results focused. This position requires a satisfactory Canadian criminal record reference check.
This position requires a satisfactory vulnerable sector check.
Potential for responding in disaster areas, as well as difficult and unstable conditions (environmental, physical, social, etc.) and uncomfortable conditions (noise, odors, smoke, humidity, vulnerable clients). These environments have the potential to affect the overall wellbeing of the responders on site.
The incumbent may need to stand for several hours.
The incumbent may need to lift up to 20 kg of relief supplies during preparedness activities and during response.
Ability to respond during non-traditional hours (i.e. late night or weekends) and long hours of work in a demanding context.
Ability to be on-call when scheduled, as required.
Interested parties may submit their application no later than December 31, 2018 via the Canadian Red Cross Online Volunteer Website (copy & paste): https://trr.tbe.taleo.net/trr01/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=CRCS&cws=56&rid=2199
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