We are a professional body of New Zealand emergency service managers committed to providing the highest level of emergency management to our areas

Overview of FECA

Member Representation

Our association focuses on providing advocacy for our members while continually developing the rank of Commander to the highest levels in emergency management. Membership is open to Area and Assistant Area Commanders in New Zealand who have an operational role.

Operational Role

Throughout the country, we are a small but dedicated group of Area and Assistant Area Commanders that play a pivotal role for Fire & Emergency NZ.

Commanders are responsible for the delivery phase of the Fire & Emergency NZ strategy, managing over 8,000 paid and volunteer firefighters and providing senior command and control capability to a wide range of emergencies every day of the year.

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Leadership

By setting a high standard and sharing our knowledge and skills, we mentor, evolve and involve our teams so our firefighters aspire to the role of commander

Professionalism

Proactively developing our skills and knowledge to reach the highest level of professionalism in emergency management

Advocacy

Providing advocacy and support to our members to ensure safety in the workplace, work life balance and appropriate working conditions

Our Latest Documents, News and Reports

“The latest changes within Fire and Emergency NZ are impacting on the regional and area structures. The appointment of the newly formed Senior Management team is now cascading down to senior and middle management structures. Read more ….”

Latest Newsletter - June 2019

“The latest changes within Fire and Emergency NZ are impacting on the regional and area structures. The appointment of the newly formed Senior Management team is now cascading down to senior and middle management structures. Read more ….”

Comment - May 2019

Our Values

It is our vision that staff will aspire to the rank of Fire Commander and thus our mission is to enhance the rank and role of Commander to be a professional, rewarding and safe role

Camaraderie

Professionalism

Leadership

Integrity

Agility