Communications Officer

Pre-Emergency

  • Assist the Chief Warden
  • Attend training in the use of the school’s communication system
  • Maintain record and logbooks and make them available for emergency response
  • Ensure emergency and parent contact details are up-to-date
  • Participate in emergency exercises/drills

During Emergency

  • Attend the emergency control point.
  • Ascertain the nature and location of the emergency. Maintain up to date information.
  • Confirm that emergency services have been notified.
  • Notify appropriate EMT members.
  • At the direction of the Chief Warden provide instruction and information to staff, students and parents as required.
  • At the direction of the Chief Warden provide instruction and information to the staff member responsible for bulk messaging as required.
  • Keep a log of events that occurred during the emergency.
  • Act as directed by the Chief Warden.

Post-Emergency

  • Collate logs of events completed by all EMT members during the emergency for the debrief and ensure they are secured for future reference
  • Contact parents as required