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Crew Managers ( Technical Fire Safety- Avon Fire & Rescue Service ) (REF: CM:AFRS)

Based at: Various locations across the service area Contract: Permanent Whole-time contract Shift: 9 day fortnight

Listed 16 June 2020

We are seeking to fill a number of Crew Manager Posts within Technical Fire Safety. These roles are based across the four unitary areas. Expressions of interest are welcomed from substantive Crew Managers (Wholetime and On-Call). Due to the nature of this role, this opportunity is only open to grey book operational personnel.

The Risk Reduction Team comprise of Green and Grey Book Managers working together using their professional expertise, knowledge, awareness and understanding of community risk to develop, influence, lead and deliver the risk reduction strategy across our Service area.

As a Technical Fire Safety Inspecting Officer your primary role will be to enforce The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005. You will do this through inspection and audit of premises under the Order. Applicants will be expected to work towards the Qualification of Level 4 Certificate Fire Safety. This will be done through on the job training and attendance at appropriate training courses.

These are critical roles within the organisation and the role will provide you with the ability to directly contribute to the wider work of the directorate. There is an expectation that you serve a minimum of 2-3 years within the role to help you fully develop your skills and to enable the organisation and community to benefit from your input.

It is important for Leaders across the organisation to possess a blend of operational and risk reduction experience to ensure our community and workforce are protected.

We are looking for substantive Crew Managers from other Fire and Rescue Services that ideally possess a Level 4 Certificate in Fire Safety however we will accept candidates that show willingness to complete this qualification.

How to apply

The job description and application is available to download on our website https://www.yesyoucan.careers/.

Once you have read the job description please complete the application form telling us how you meet the requirements of the role - tell us how your skills, qualifications and experience match those required for this role, and provide examples wherever you can. The information you give us will assist us in our shortlisting process.

Completed applications must be submitted to Human Resources, Avon Fire & Rescue Service, Police & Fire Headquarters, PO Box 37, Valley Road, Portishead, Bristol BS20 8JJ by the closing date and time. Alternatively, you can email your application to hr.admin@avonfire.gov.uk. Late applications will not be accepted.

Closing date: 03 July 2020

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