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Management and Business Professional
Regular Full Time
Coronation Plaza
CH-EDP Provincial-EDM
2012-10-19  Time: 23:59

As Per Rotation
Salary will commensurate with qualifications and experience.
Reporting to the Corporate Manager – Business Continuity, Emergency / Disaster Management, the Business Continuity Officer works independently and in a team environment with internal and external stakeholders. The Business Continuity Officer is an expert resource to health care management and frontline staff, and leads the building of Business Continuity Management (BCM) awareness, creates, maintains and exercises plans on behalf of the program through education, training and emergency planning initiatives including: Personal Disaster Preparedness, Incident Command System, Emergency Response Code exercises for management & front-line staff, and supporting system-wide emergency response planning initiatives related to hazard vulnerability and risk assessment, mitigation, planning/preparedness and training/exercises.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: business impact and continuity requirements analysis, risk assessments; identification and approval of business continuity strategies; development and implementation of BCM response plan(s) delivery and evaluation of training exercises; preparation of written reports; and post exercise/post incident debriefings with recommendations and administering guidance and leadership regarding plan maintenance and reviews.

Salary/Benefits: This position is classified as a P3-1. Minimum $65,250.00 to maximum $98,000.00 annually.
An Undergraduate degree (Business Administration, Health Administration, or equivalent), although a graduate degree is desirable, preferably in a clinical area (nursing, allied health). A combination of relevant education education and experience in health care and emergency response planning may be considered.

Minimum of 5 years experience in the area of Business Continuity Management is essential, including project management experience, experience as a health care provider (e.g. Emergency/Critical RN or Paramedic) in a variety of clinical settings, including supervisory/management experience. In order to ensure Emergency/Disaster Management credibility while working with the extensive range of internal stakeholders. It is critical that the incumbent be knowledgeable of the health care system and have clinical experience, preferably in both acute and community related health care.

In addition, the position requires a wide range of knowledge on current trends and practices in Business Continuity Planning, the ability and willingness to keep current in a fast-growing industry, and the ability to work efficiently under challenging conditions.

Emergency/Disaster Management courses to be obtained within 6 months of hiring:
  • Introduction to Emergency Response Codes
  • Incident Command System Levels 1 and 2
  • Site Command Post
  • Exercise Design and Development

    Emergency/Disaster Management courses to be obtained within 12-18 months of hiring:
  • Emergency Operations Centre Management
  • Public Information Officer
  • Disaster Social Services

    Other required experience, knowledge and skills:
  • Experience in the preparation and delivery of educational/training programs preferred
  • Experience in emergency management within health care, government or industry is desirable.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in the preparation of written reports and papers. The Business Continuity Officer must possess strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, directly or indirectly, multidisciplinary project teams

    • Vehicle Required - Required to provide a vehicle for business use; along with acceptable driver's abstract and proof of business insurance

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