Fire Safety Officer – Part Time

Opportunities have arisen for high performing competent Fire Safety officers to join the West Midlands Fire Service. We are looking for individuals with the skills in any of the following areas, Licensing, Legal, Training, Planning and Building Regulations or auditing officers that have skills in mentoring.

Closing date : Sunday, 19th April 2020

For more details on the role and how to apply, scroll down further!

Employment Type: Part Time

Duration of employment: Temporary – 18 Months Contract

Job location: West Midlands Fire Service Headquarters, 99 Vauxhall Road, Birmingham, B4 7HW

Working hours: Part Time Flexible Hours

Salary: £35,934 – £37,849 (pro-rata)

Contact: For more details contact Darren Marshall on 07973 810366 or Jason Holt on 07973 810817

We are seeking self-motivated and committed individuals who demonstrate strong leadership skills with the ability to manage, motivate and develop themselves and others, instilling a sense of pride and professionalism in all that they do.

You will need an excellent understanding of the organisational strategy and you will be expected to support and positively promote the strategy of the organisation both internally and externally.

You will be able to demonstrate that you are adaptable to change with a supportive understanding of the impact of change on teams and individuals. You will promote a positive and inclusive team culture, enabling others to maximise their full potential to be as efficient and effective as possible by creating the right environment in the workplace.

Your role as a Fire Safety Officer will be to ensure that the West Midlands Fire Service legislative requirements are met under The Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, deliver Protection priorities, and support businesses through Better Regulation.

You will need to be flexible and adaptable, responding to emerging opportunities in line with strategic objectives of the organisation. You will need to be forward thinking and able to contribute to individual and team goals. It is expected that you will be able to remain calm in high pressure situations, making sound decisions based on applicable guidance and legislation.

This role attracts an essential user’s allowance and therefore a full driving licence and own vehicle will be required.

If you require further information or additional support regarding this process, contact Darren Marshall 07973 810366 and Jason Holt 07973 810817.

We welcome applications from all eligible candidates, however as women, black and minority ethnic (BAME) and LGBT employees or any other underrepresented groups in our management roles, we particularly encourage applications from these groups.

Closing date for applications: Midnight 19th April 2020
Interviews will take place week commencing 4th May 2020 (COVID-19 may change this date)

The successful applicant will need to have excellent verbal and written communication skills and have had experience in at least one of the following areas – Licensing applications, Fire Safety legalities, Fire Safety auditing, Fire Safety training or Planning and Building Regulations applications. A proven track record of working with others, demonstrating personal accountability and team working skills are required. A sound knowledge and understanding of Fire Safety, its legislation and its applications is necessary.

To apply for this opportunity, you will be required to provide evidence of achieving the minimum of level 4 diploma qualification and evidence of experience.

  • Friendly working environment
  • Occupational Heath and Welfare facility
  • Occupational Pension Scheme
  • On site gym (at Headquarters)
  • Catering facilities with hot and cold food (at Headquarters)

Please download the following 2 application forms. Use the behavioural framework also below to assist your completion of Part 2 of your application.

Once complete use the form on this page to submit your completed application form (parts 1 and 2) and personal details.

Standard application form for external candidates, considered part 1 of application. Supporting part 2 role specific application would also be required. 1.0 Download

Fire Safety Officer Application Form
Application form for the role of Temporary Fire Safety Officer, this is considered part 2 of your application. 1.0 Download

Behavioural Framework - Supervisory

Behavioural framework, supervisory level.

Publish date 2012.

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