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Station Manager B, Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service (REF: SMB/MFRS)

Listed 15 September 2021

Station Manager B

“We have a long and proud history.  Be part of our future.

Salary: (Competent SMB) £45,861 + 20% flexible duty allowance

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service (MFRS) would welcome external applications from individuals wishing to join the Service in the role of Station Manager B.

Our story

There is nothing more tragic to us than loss of life so we will do everything we can to prevent this happening.  Saving lives and keeping our Firefighters safe matters to us.  We are a team of diverse people undertaking different roles but working together to achieve outstanding impact.

We are part of our community – its where we are from, its where we have brought up our families.  We reflect our area – looking after each other and showing kindness.

Our teams continue to shape our story, putting our community at the heart of everything we do.  We have a long and proud history of being bold – a mindset of let’s try it – let’s do it.  For Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service, good enough is never good enough.   

We are our community and we know the part we can play – our place, our culture and our people are what make us great.

MFRS is an excellent forward thinking Authority, demonstrated by the commitment shown in our ambitious Integrated Risk Management Plan 2021-24, looking to ensure we truly represent the communities we serve.  We are looking for high performing, innovative and talented individuals to support the delivery of our plan, putting the communities of Merseyside first. 

As a Station Manager you will:
  • Be an exceptional team player, with highly developed leadership skills and the ability to inspire and maintain outstanding performance from others.
  • Provide a positive role model to staff and the wider community in order to promote the values of the Service.
  • Be part of the management team in formulating and being accountable to Station/Departmental plans.
  • Support and contribute to the development and delivery of the Service’s Integrated Risk Management Plan.
  • Be committed to developing yourself and take an active role in developing your team.

Station Manager is the primary role for applications with vacancies available in a variety of functions.


  • You will be a substantive Watch Manager wishing to progress or an existing Station Manager wishing to broaden your knowledge and skills.
  • Applications from candidates who are not currently employed by a Local Authority Fire & Rescue Service within the UK, will not be considered. 
  • Information about our values and a Job Profile/Person Specification can be found with this advert below.
  •  Interested candidates should submit an application by the closing date of Midnight, Thursday 30th September 2021.

Candidates successful at the application stage will be invited to a multi stage assessment process including:

  • Stage 1: Assessment including role related exercises and psychometrics
  • Intermediate Command Assessment
  • Stage 2: Interview & Presentation
Key Dates
  • Application Closing Date: Midnight, Thursday 30th September 2021            
  • Stage 1 Assessment: W/C 11th October 2021                
  • Intermediate Command Assessment: W/C 18th October 2021
  • Stage 2 Assessment:  W/C 1st November 2021
  •  On appointment candidates will undertake an induction and development programme tailored to their experience and competencies to support their transition.


Closing date: 30 September 2021

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