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Watch Manager B - Fire Safety Inspector - Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue (REF: WMFSIO:LFRS)

Salary £39,974

Listed 13 September 2021

Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue have an exciting opportunity available in our Fire Protection Department for a Watch Manager B to lead and guide a team of inspectors. Based within one of our three Division areas or at Service Headquarters.


We are a forward-looking organisation that is actively seeking to have the very best and most talented officers.  Who will enhance the positive impact we have on our communities, working with our partners and providing value for money across the public sector.

The purpose of the role will be to enforce the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, The Explosives Regulations 2014 and the Petroleum (Consolidation) Regulations 2014 in line with our risk based inspection programme.

Key duties will include leading a team of fire safety inspectors, audit and inspection of business premises, consultations with planning, building control and licensing teams.

Applicants must:

  • Hold or be currently working towards a Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety as detailed in the NFCC competency framework or equivalent;
  • Have a current Level 1 Incident Command qualification;
  • Have proven experience in Fire Safety leadership and management;
  • Be able to work in accordance with current legislative parameters;
  • Have excellent written and oral communication skills;
  • Have the ability to plan, manage and prioritise workloads;
  • Have a current full UK driving licence.

The role is open to crew managers eligible for promotion to watch manager and substantive watch managers looking to transfer into Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue Community Fire Protection Department.  Applicants for promotion will have passed LFR Core Progression Framework in line with the ODP or the Watch Manager Promotion Board of their current Service. 

For more information about the role contact Station Manager James Baker at:

Interviews will be held week commencing 25th October 2021


Closing date: 01 October 2021

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