Applications are invited from Substantive Wholetime Duty System Watch Managers, who are currently serving with a UK Fire Authority to transfer to Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service onto a 24 hour shift system. The shift pattern is a 24 hour shift followed by 72 hours off. Applications will not be accepted from Retained Duty System Watch Managers.
Competency needs to be evidenced over a minimum of 12 months and applicants should have successfully completed a Foundation training course for a wholetime firefighter position.
Watch Manager applicants must be able to demonstrate on the application form that they meet all the essential criteria on the personnel specification.
We are looking for individuals who possess the following personal qualities:
- Keen to contribute to a safer community
- Committed to equality and fairness
- An understanding of their role with regards to health, safety and welfare.
- Effective team member
- Effective communicator
- Flexible approach to undertaking new initiatives.
Successful candidates will be required to serve at any station in the Service.
You will be required to gain Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS) clearance and pass a Service Medical before appointment will be offered.
An application form, job description and personnel specification, together with other relevant details may be obtained from www.bedsfire.com where the advertisement will be published under ‘Careers and Recruitment’.
Closing date for applications is 1200 noon on Friday 13th July 2018.
It is anticipated interviews will take place on the following dates. Please note some dates may be cancelled dependant on numbers of candidates:
- Monday 30th July
- Tuesday 31st July