Emergency Planning Officer

Emergency Planning Officer
Salary – £25,062 - £29,601
Hours – 37 Hours per week
Permanent Role  

Cleveland Police is looking for a dedicated and motivated professional to join the Specialist Support and Planning Unit. The successful candidate will support the delivery of the Specialist Support and Planning Unit in writing Plans, the planning and delivery of training/ exercises and to provide operational support to commanders at incidents as required.  

The successful applicant will also support the Force in the planning and delivery of the organisation’s response to major incidents, emergency situations or similar significant events where a multi-agency response is required, including involvement in local, regional and national hazardous materials operations and the provision of tactical advice and support to Strategic (Gold) and Tactical (Silver) and Operational (Bronze) Command Groups during incidents and major emergencies.  

Principal Duties and responsibilities

Produce and maintain Force Plans, Site Specific Information, Standard Operation Procedures and Multi Agency Threat and Risk Assessments;
Deliver training to internal personnel and multi-agency partners;
Plan and deliver the Local Resilience Forum (LRF) Multi Agency Exercise Calendar on behalf of the Force, in collaboration with the Chemical and Nuclear industries;
Plan and deliver allocated internal exercises as required;
Represent the Force at Multi-Agency/Partner meetings and workshops at a local, regional and national level;
Manage and implement legislative requirements based on the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (as amended);
Provide assistance to Operational, Tactical and Strategic Commanders within the Command Room(s) in the event of incident(s) and/or exercises;
Support line managers in the collation and dissemination of sensitive information that is required at a local, regional and national level.
Assist and work with other Service Units on all Emergency Planning related matters;
Support colleagues within the Unit as required;
Undertake identified training needed to fulfil the role of an Emergency Planner as required.  

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Cleveland Police is committed to improving the diversity of its workforce to better reflect the communities we serve. We welcome applications from all minority groups and individuals who identify with one or more of the protected characteristics as defined by the Equality Act 2010. All appointments will be made on merit.

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Contract Hours: 37 hours
Closing Date: 30/01/2019
Salary: £25,062 - £29,601
Contract Type: Permanent
Location Based: Stockton Police Station