Fire Safety Officer

Are you a qualified Fire Safety professional, experienced working within the Fire Safety sector with extensive knowledge of fire legislation?

About the Role 

Based at the DHB main hospital site in Lower Hutt, reporting to the Manager, Property and Facilities, you will be the DHB lead in regard to fire safety and compliance.

We are looking for a creative and inspirational team member who can interact confidently with a diverse range of healthcare professionals and external agencies. This position requires excellent interpersonal skills, it is imperative that the applicant has the ability to build successful relationships.

Skills and Experience 

You will need to have a  relevant tertiary qualification or equivalent for the role. 

You will also need to have experience working within the Fire Safety sector, incident response/investigations and comfortable working within a risk management framework.  Ideally you will have knowledge of the health sector environment and the implications of this for your work. 

Ideally you will have well-developed problem solving and communication skills as well as the ability to use Microsoft Office products. 


We offer a supportive workplace culture with a commitment to your on-going professional development. This includes; a comprehensive orientation programme, training and study opportunities, and peer support. 

Staff benefits include discounts from many companies throughout the region, and use of our onsite gym. 

How to Apply

Please complete an online HVDHB application form by clicking the 'Apply Now' button or through our careers website:  Please note: We are unable to accept applications via email.

For further information on this role, please email and indicate the vacancy number 8111488-19 and job title in the subject line.

Permanent/Full Time

Job no: 8111488-19

Location: Lower Hutt

Closing Date: Sunday, 10 February 2019