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Cayman Islands Government

Hazard Mitigation Officer

Job Details

  • Agency: Hazard Management Cayman Islands
  • Reference: R0452018
  • Posted: 05-Mar-2018
  • Closing Date: 21-Mar-2018
  • Salary: $55,560 - $74,712
  • Job Description

The Ministry of Financial Services & Home Affairs welcomes suitable applicants on behalf of Hazard Management Cayman Islands for the posts of:


As the Hazard Mitigation Officer, you will:

  • Develop, implement and maintain disaster risk management policies, procedures and programs to reduce the effects of hazards in the Cayman Islands.
  • Develop and maintain HMCI’s Geographic Information System (GIS).
  • Provide scientific and technical advice to NEOC once activated and assist with damage assessment and analysis post impact of a hazard.
  • Assist in the development of hazard and vulnerability assessments for the Cayman Islands including but not limited to evacuations zones, storm surge mapping and proposing legislative solutions.
  • Recommend mitigation measures to support sustainable development and planning and providing technical advice to the Planning Department/ Authority.

Do you have the following qualifications and attributes?

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Emergency Management, Urban Planning, Business Administration, Natural or Social Sciences or related field.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience in planning.
  • Competency with achieve deadlines ensuring a high level of efficiency, effectiveness, confidentiality, integrity and attention to detail.
  • Excellent research and analytical aptitude, including report writing and verbal presentation skills.

Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) has overall responsibility for the comprehensive National Disaster Management programme, including preparedness, response, mitigation and recovery. HMCI is responsible for the National Emergency Operations Centre (NEOC), which is activated to direct and coordinate the response to national threats. HMCI also has responsibility for maintaining the National Hazard Management plans for all hazards that may affect the Cayman Islands.

Ministry of Financial Services and Home Affairs


Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

Benefits will be determined in accordance with the Public Service Management Law, Personnel Regulations, the Public Service Pensions Law and the CINICO Health Plan as may be amended from time to time. Pension and health benefits are non-contributory.