Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service are recruiting to the following vacancies:
£1,814 per annum retaining fee whilst a trainee Firefighter plus £11.05 per hour for training.
£1,890 per annum retaining fee as a Firefighter in Development plus £11.51 per hour in attendance of calls and £4.24 disturbance fee.
£2,418 per annum retaining fee as a competent Firefighter plus £14.72 per hour in attendance of calls and £4.24 disturbance fee.
Contract Type: Permanent
Working Pattern: On-Call / Retained Duty System
Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service are recruiting On-Call Firefighters who can provide cover at Ashfield, Bingham, Blidworth, Collingham, East Leake, Eastwood, Harworth, Misterton, Newark, Retford, Southwell, Tuxford, Warsop and Worksop Fire Stations.
We welcome all applicants for this process, particularly applicants who can provide cover during daytime hours. As an On-Call Firefighter you are required to provide operational cover within a defined period of travel time to the station you have applied for (usually five minutes) from either work or home.
Our On-Call Firefighters are members of the community who are paid to respond to a variety of emergencies. They face all kinds of challenges from floods and fires to road traffic collisions; they also inform our communities about fire safety and prevention. They are notified of an emergency call via a personal pager, which they carry with them at all times whilst “On-Call”.
If you want to make an exciting and rewarding contribution to your community, alongside your regular job and learn new skills, then this is the career for you.
Applicants for Bingham will be able to apply for three different Contracts of Availability as part of a trial. The three Contracts of Availability will be 42, 63 and 84 hours per week. For the other Stations we are recruiting for, we will still be asking for Contracts of Availability for 84 hours cover per week.
For more information on the role of an On-Call Fire-Fighter, including proximity to station, and hours of cover, please visit our On-Call page on the website: https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/careers/on-call-firefighters/ You can also visit the National On-Call Fire Firefighter Recruitment website oncallfire.uk
As an equal opportunities employer, being members of Stonewall and a Disability confident employer, Nottinghamshire Fire and rescue Service welcomes applicants regardless of gender, race, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.
An on-line application form is available on our recruitment portal: https://itrentlive.notts-fire.gov.uk/tlive_webrecruitment/wrd/run/etrec106gf.display_srch_all?wvid=0444650X8f
“Webinar’s” will take place on 26th and 30th May 2022 via Zoom. Places can be booked through Event Bright using the following links:
26th – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/need-more-on-call-recruitment-webinar-tickets-339027990847
30th – https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/need-more-on-call-recruitment-webinar-tickets-339034480257
(These will be a presentation and Q & A).
“Have a Go” Sessions will take place during July 2022 where candidates successful through the sift will get to experience some of the tasks they will undertake as an On-Call Fire-Fighter.
The Bleep Test/Multistage Shuttle Run will take place on 18th September 2022: Candidates will be required to achieve level 8.7 to pass.
The Job-Related Tests will take place on the 25th September and 2nd October 2022.
The Job-Related tests will include:
More information and videos can be found on our Website: https://www.notts-fire.gov.uk/careers/on-call-firefighters/recruitment-process/
Please refer to our Firefighter Recruitment Fitness Guidance for further information.
Written Tests will take place on the 25th September and 2nd October 2022.
(These will include Math’s, English, Dictation, and Memory Recall).
Interviews will take place weeks commencing the 10th & 17th October 2022.
Medical Screens and Fitness Test will take place in November 2022.
Face Fit Testing and OH Physician Appointment will take place in November 2022.
Kit fitting will take place November 2022.
Course will begin on 4th January 2023.
Please note that CV’s will not be accepted in place of application forms.
Applications open on Monday 16th May and close on Sunday 5th June 2022 at 23:59 hours.
BUSINESS CONTINUITY AND EMERGENCY PLANNING OFFICER
37 hours per week
Grade 6 - £32,798 - £36,371 per annum
Location: Joint Headquarters, NFRS, Sherwood Lodge, Arnold, NG5 8PP
This is an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and dynamic individual to join the Risk and Assurance Team who will be responsible for the creation, review and updating of Emergency Planning and Business Continuity Policies, plans, exercises and Department requirements. Providing subject matter technical expertise to Business Continuity and Emergency Planning meetings both within the Service and multi-agency collaborative working.
The post holder will have work experience within dynamic, and high-risk Emergency Planning and Business Continuity roles, with the ability to translate and convert technical information into digestible priority driven requirements in a fast paced and exciting environment. Using excellent communication skills to work and engage with various personnel throughout the Service and multiagency partners.
A competent user of Windows software applications with excellent organisational skill with ability to meet deadlines and a full UK driving license is required.
As an equal opportunities’ employer, the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service welcomes applicants regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or age.
We support our people inside and out of work – offering a very competitive pension scheme, childcare saving scheme, and eligibility for a Blue Light Card which enables discounts on shopping and eating out. To take care of your physical and mental well-being, we’ve invested in our Occupational health support, trained mental health, first aiders, an employee assistance programme and access to a gym, cafeteria and free parking. We also have an agile working policy. Employees also have access to membership of a BUPA cash-back health scheme.
The Service supports family friendly employment policies which promotes a better work life balance and is open to requests for flexible working arrangements to include part time and job share working in line with its Flexible Working Policy.
The Service has also introduced an Agile Working Policy for office-based employees which supports a more flexible approach to the way that individuals perform their roles.
Please note that CVs will not be accepted in place of application forms.
Further information and an online application form are available on our recruitment portal: -
Closing date: Sunday 12th June 2022
Interview date: Friday 24th June 2022
Previous applicants need not apply
NOTTINGHAMSHIRE FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE
DRIVING TRAINER / INSTRUCTOR
Salary: Grade 5 £27,514 - £30,984
Location: Highfields Fire Station
We are looking to recruit an experienced driving trainer/ Instructor.
This is an excellent opportunity to play a central role in the development of driver training within the Service. The successful candidate must be Driving Standards Agency (DSA) registered, LGV (Cat C) instructor or ADI qualified.
You will be asked to provide training and coaching on all vehicles used within the Service, (training on specific Fire Service vehicles and equipment will be provided to the successful candidate) this will include fire appliances, specialist vehicle equipment, familiarisation and refresher training.
You will be expected to organise and administer driving theory tests and provide presentations and instruction in driving theory, legislation, Highway Code and advanced road-craft.
The successful candidate must have excellent communication skills with direct experience of driving instruction. You must hold a current valid clean LGV (Cat C), B, BE and ‘D1’ drivers licence for a minimum period of the last three years.
As an equal opportunities employer, the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service welcomes applicants regardless of gender, race, religion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, or age.
Closing date: 30th May 2022
Interview date: 14th and 15th June 2022