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Area Manager - Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service (REF: AMLFRS)

£65,164 - £71,478

Listed 01 September 2020


LOCATION: Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Fulwood, Preston.

SALARY: £65,163.60 - £71,478 (incudes 20% flexi duty allowance)


Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is inviting applications from talented and inspirational individuals to join us as Area Manager, and become a valuable part of our continuous development into an Outstanding Service.

Do you have what we’re looking for? If you are a competent Group Manager, with the innovation, drive and commitment to contribute to our long-term vision, ensuring we continue to deliver efficient, quality services to the residents of Lancashire, then don’t miss out on this great opportunity to apply to join the team.

Applicants must be prepared to serve in any of our Area Manager posts. If you want more information, our Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Ben Norman, will be very happy to provide interested candidates with some of the detail around our Area Manager roles. Please contact Ben on 01772 866801.

Shortlisted applicants who have not already done so will be required to undertake a series of assessments, including informal interview, ability testing and operational assessment during w/c 12 October 2020, with final interviews being held on 2 November 2020.

Candidates need to demonstrate they meet the required standard in English and Maths by demonstrating they hold a GCSE in maths and English Language A-C or a Level 2 qualification in numeracy and literacy or equivalent, or reach the required standards in on-line assessments.

All applicants will be required to complete an application form detailing how they meet elements of the employee specification. References will also be requested from line managers.

The Closing Date is 20 September 2020 at 12 Noon. Late application forms cannot be accepted.

Diversity matters at Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service – we want to attract the broadest range of people to work with us and the more diverse the workforce, the better able we are to serve our community. We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief or age. We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

Closing date: 20 September 2020

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