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Fire Fighter Pension Schemes Technical Officer, Shropshire Fire & Rescue Service (REF: PSTO/SFRS)

Listed 20 September 2021

Fire Fighter Pension Schemes Technical Officer

  • 37 hours per week
  • Grade 9 - £32,234 - £35,745 per annum

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are seeking to appoint a Pensions Officer with specialist expert knowledge and understanding of Firefighters Pension Schemes to provide a flexible and professional technical and pension administration service to support the management of all SFRS pensions schemes (FPS & LGPS).

The role will be responsible for managing the Contract between the Authority and the Pension Administration Services provider co-ordinating the delivery of an efficient and effective service to members, and potential members, of the Firefighters Pension Scheme and the LGPS.

  • The role will also support the Firefighter Pension Board, by overseeing and co-ordinating the necessary high level of administration.
  • The successful candidate will provide an effective service for the members and employer through excellent customer care and by continually improving service delivery.
  • The successful candidate will have an understanding of the Schemes with excellent customer service skills and the ability to clearly explain complicated details to scheme members and internal customers.
  • Working closely with the HR team the individual will provide advice and guidance on pension related matters.
  • The role requires effective interpersonal skills with the ability to deliver on projects and a sound working knowledge of pensions in the Fire Service environment.

For a full job description and to apply please visit our website www.shropshirefire.gov.uk/careers completed applications to be returned to Recruitment@shropshirefire.gov.uk

The closing date for applications is Friday 8th October 2021.

For those wanting more information or to arrange an informal discussion, please email lisa.vickers@shropshirefire.gov.uk

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service have a strong commitment to equality diversity and inclusion at work. We want to reflect the communities we service and therefore we positively welcome applicants from disabled people and minority groups who are under-represented in our Service.

Closing date: 08 October 2021

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