Administrator (Part-time)

West Midlands Fire Service (WMFS) is the second largest in the country, delivering prevention, protection and response across the West Midlands.

Our vision is to ‘Make the West Midlands Safer, Stronger and Healthier’ and an exciting opportunity has arisen to be part of this – making a difference to the communities of the West Midlands.

As an administrator, working across the administration teams located at our headquarters, you will be required to administer a wide variety of tasks to support the organisation.

A full job summary is available below:

Administrator Job Summary
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Closing date

Monday 6th April 2020

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

Employment Type: Part time

Duration of employment: Permanent

Job location: West Midlands Fire Service Headquarters, 99 Vauxhall Road, Nechells, Birmingham, B74HW

Working hours: 18.5 hours per week

Salary: Salary banding £19,554 – £20,751 (pro-rata)

Contact: For more information please contact Julie Felton on 0121 380 7993 or 07905 688662.

Reporting to the Business Partner, Administration or Service Support Administration Team – responsible for the delivery of administration, you will be involved in the provision of effective and efficient delivery of administration for internal and external customers.

Having experience as an administrator, you should have excellent communication skills both verbally and written, together with experience of taking notes and producing grammatically accurate, clear, concise minutes.

Computer literate, you will have experience of using a variety of software packages including Office 365, Word, Excel and PowerPoint and also be able to identify how to make best use of available technology.

You should be confident and happy to deal with people face to face, via email and over the telephone.

Educated to GCSE English Grade C or equivalent, as a minimum, you should have excellent interpersonal skills and be able to articulate clearly and confidently.

Having a positive approach and able to work to tight deadlines, a flexible approach to work is essential, able to adapt to the needs of the service.

Previous administration experience is essential. Able to touch type at 60 words per minute is a desirable skill for this post.

Whilst the post is based at our headquarters in Vauxhall Road, Birmingham there will be a requirement to work at, attend meetings and training at other locations across the West Midlands

We support ongoing personal development and you will be expected to complete an appropriate role related apprenticeship standard within a given period of time, with part of this involving attendance at college.

As part of the assessment process you will be required to complete a role specific exercise, a number of relevant tests and attend an interview.

  • 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.

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