Emergency Manager – Ministry of Health – job opportunity

Ministry of Health


Salary:  $65,033.32- $74,351.64 annually

A unique opportunity to showcase your leadership skills and emergency management expertise 
The Emergency Management Unit (EMU) is an integral component of Health Emergency Management British Columbia (HEMBC) with responsibility for ensuring that the Ministry of Health (MoH) is prepared to respond to emergency events that impact MoH operations and/or that impact the health system.

To mitigate the impacts of any provincial emergency, the Emergency Manager takes a leadership role in the development, maintenance, monitoring and improvement of Ministry emergency response and business continuity plans; the development and integration of emergency response exercises and training, and emergency response operations and operational readiness. The Emergency Manager provides expertise in the area of health emergency management and business continuity planning, leading related initiatives, consulting with stakeholders to ensure plans are current and feasible, collaborating with stakeholders on emergency management initiatives and providing expert advice on defining, establishing and outlining emergency response roles and responsibilities for the health sector emergency response structure.

Qualifications for this role include: University degree in emergency management, health, business or public administration or other related field and two years related experience in emergency management, operations, policy and program development or equivalent combination of education and experience.; experience reviewing and analyzing complex multi-faceted issues related to health planning and/or emergency planning.; demonstrated project management experience.; experience working effectively with internal and external stakeholders

To learn more, including how to apply online October 13, 2016 please visit:


Attention: only applications submitted through the BC Public Service’s employment website (see link above) will be accepted.