Emergency Management Officer

Āpiha Whakahaere Ohotata

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Emergency management officers provide communities with co-ordinated response and recovery plans for emergencies such as floods, earthquakes and major transportation incidents.


Emergency management officers with less than three years' experience can earn

$35K-$62K per year

Emergency management officers with three or more years' experience can earn

$62K-$100K per year

Source: Ministry of Civil Defence and Emergency Management, 2016.

Job opportunities

Job opportunities for emergency management officers are average because it is a small but slowly growing occupation.
Jan Pryor and colleagues wearing orange suits and hard hats in a training exercise

Emergency management officers develop disaster simulations and exercises to test planning

Last updated 20 June 2017