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DCC: Back in empire building mode (ZERO HARM staff positions)

H&S card [rlv.zcache.com] 1Comment and link received from Hype O’Thermia
Monday, 21 April 2014 6:59 p.m.

“…will be a key part of the newly established Organisational Development and Performance team.”

Newly, again? A necessity of course, not a nice-to-have nor even a make-work scheme giving the impression that something they do* will improve other people’s safety.

*Do, meaning make rules and produce forms to be filled in for Compliance, without which the fair and reasonable fee cannot be charged and nothing can happen.


Health and Safety positions
Dunedin City Council Opportunities

Help us embark on the next phase of our Health and Safety journey. Dunedin City Council has recently adopted a new Health and Safety Strategic Plan and is embarking on a new and exciting chapter in achieving a Zero Harm goal.

You will be able to influence and support change in a complex working environment, recognising that health and safety is everyone’s business. We are looking to drive continuous improvement within the working environment, supporting our managers, improving the lives of our employees and volunteers, and maximising our performance for our customers and ratepayers.

The roles are new, challenging and varied, and provide an excellent career opportunity to work in a progressive service led organisation.

Health and Safety Compliance Officer
You will be a health and safety professional experienced in driving health and safety in a complex environment. You will be able to demonstrate a ‘can-do ’ attitude, have excellent communication skills and an eye for detail. Specific experience of health and safety or contractor management systems is desirable, but more important is your working knowledge of management information systems in general. Experience in a health and safety or human resources role is essential.

Health and Safety Analyst
With a strong focus on safety analysis and effective administrative skills, you will provide advice and support to managers within a large multifunctional environment. This is a unique opportunity for an aspiring health and safety or human resources graduate looking to further develop their career and fully utilise their existing skills and knowledge.

An understanding of, or experience working with management systems is desirable. It is expected that you will have well developed analytical skills and a relevant health and safety or Human Resources qualification.

Both roles report to the Health and Safety Manager and will be a key part of the newly established Organisational Development and Performance team.

For informal enquiries about either of these roles, please contact Brian Ballantyne, Health and Safety Manager on 03 477-4000.

For an application pack please refer to our website www.dunedin.govt.nz/jobs or contact our Customer Service Agency in the Civic Centre, telephone 03 477 4000, PO Box 5045, Dunedin. Email address: jobs @ dcc.govt.nz healthandsafetycapetown 1

Applications close 4p.m.,
Friday, 2 May.

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr

Unlike red carpet…


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Stadium: Mayor Cull stuck in his rut, ‘going forward’

Copy supplied. ODT 5.3.14 (page 16)

Plainly, the five million-dollar DCC Spooks have taught Cull nothing. What a loser. Here he is being tersely rude to a respected, independent-thinking Otago regional councillor – in full public view.

Mr Cull, you’re not fit to be leading the city council.
Through gross negligence, and more, the Dunedin City Council has taken hundreds of millions of dollars from city ratepayers by false representation and other means. You’re continuing to spend, at the same time you’re set to undermine and offload our community assets. Stop ripping off The People.

We don’t deserve you as mayor. Resign.

ODT 5.3.14 Letter to the editor (page 16)

Related Posts and Comments:
4.3.15 Bev Butler: Guy Hedderwick’s departure package (LGOIMA)
27.2.14 Stadium: a conversation
26.2.14 DCC: New audit and risk subcommittee a little too late !!
26.2.14 Stadium costs, read uncapped multimillion-dollar LOSSES
22.2.14 Carisbrook Stadium Trust costs
11.2.14 Stadium: ‘Business case for DVML temporary seating purchase’
24.1.14 Stadium: It came to pass . . .
20.12.13 DVML: No harassment policy or complaints procedure, really?
3.12.13 DVML issues and rankles [Burden’s reply]
30.11.13 DVML in disarray
18.11.13 DVML: Burden heads to Christchurch #EntirelyPredictable
12.10.13 DVML works media/DCC to spend more ratepayer money
4.10.13 DVML . . . | ‘Make the stadium work’ losses continue
20.8.13 DVML foists invoices on DCC
19.8.13 Cull on senility (firing up graduates)
20.6.13 Stadium: DVML, DVL miserable losers! #grandtheftdebt

For more, enter *cull* in the search box at right.

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr


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DCC Media Release – ‘Brand Dunedin’

Dunedin City Council
Media Release

No Slogan for Dunedin – ‘Dunedin’ is the Brand

Last reviewed: 05 Jul 2010 3:17pm

Brand Dunedin partners have announced the appointment of two creative agencies that will work together to help promote the city. The agencies are Dunedin-based company BrandAid+ and Auckland-based company Projector Media Ltd.

The brand partners – Allied Press, Dunedin City Council, Dunedin Venues, Otago Chamber of Commerce, Otago Polytechnic, Otago Southland Employers’ Association, Tourism Dunedin and the University of Otago – further announced that they will break with tradition and not have a slogan because ‘Dunedin’ is the brand.

They believe that to be truly successful, ‘Brand Dunedin’ has to be owned by the people of Dunedin and inspire pride in Dunedin.

In January 2010, the Dunedin City Council sought expressions from creative agencies to which twenty-five companies from throughout the country responded. Through a rigorous evaluation process the brand partners shortlisted these twenty-five to five agencies and then to two agencies. The partners unanimously agreed that together these two agencies presented an innovative, dynamic, highly competent and collaborative team.

Luke Johnston is the owner and principal of BrandAid+ which is a design and brand development company based in Dunedin. Luke is born, bred, works and lives in Dunedin with his family. He is well-known for his creative work with the Otago Festival of the Arts, id Dunedin Fashion Week, University of Otago, Taylormade Media, Pacific Aerospace and other clients throughout NZ and abroad.

Born and bred in Dunedin, John Coghill is the managing director of Projector Media Ltd. He went to Otago Boys’ High School and the University of Otago and moved overseas before returning to New Zealand in 2007. He brings with him expertise in branding and digital and social media marketing with his company best known for their work with Air New Zealand’s ‘grabaseat’.

They both agree that branding Dunedin is not about creating another slogan which is why Dunedin will break with tradition of rolling out a branding campaign with a new logo or slogan.

Today’s announcement represents a two-year process in which the partners have worked together with the aim of developing a genuine city-wide collaborative approach to all future Dunedin city marketing. This will be sealed with the signing today of a five-year Memorandum of Understanding by brand partners.

Brand Dunedin provides a framework that can be used by the tertiary, business, tourism, community, local government and media sectors. It has one clear objective, to promote Dunedin’s values and beliefs in order to attract and retain the kind of people who will make a positive contribution to the economic, social and cultural well-being of the city.

Dunedin City Council Chief Executive, Jim Harland explained, “Starting in July, residents will have their say in how the city is portrayed and how it promotes their values and beliefs and this will become the content of all future marketing campaigns. From September, a national campaign will target visitor and tertiary sectors and those people who already have a connection to Dunedin – our ex-locals and alumni.

“By engaging directly with the people of Dunedin we hope to uncover the real Dunedin and show the genuine pride and love that we have for our city. In turn, this will create a profile that will enable Dunedin to present itself in a compelling and cohesive way and attract like-minded people to consider the city as an attractive place in which to live, work, do business, study and to visit.”

Contact DCC on 477 4000.

DCC Link

● We learned this several weeks ago from DScene, see earlier posts.

Posted by Elizabeth Kerr


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