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  • Position: Accounts Officer (Technical)

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Closing Date: 7/10/2018

    Salary: £29,055 to £30,756 per annum

    Description:

    Are you a dab hand with numbers? Do you pride yourself on accuracy and efficiency?

    A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen to join one of the country’s leading Fire and Rescue Services; to become part of a family where everyone plays their part in making West Yorkshire Safer.

    As an Accounts Officer you will provide accurate, understandable and timely financial information on the organisation’s revenue budget and final accounts, ensuring robust systems are in place to achieve economy, efficiency, effectiveness and best value for the community of West Yorkshire.

    The successful candidate will have the opportunity to make an impact on the organisation and develop long term solutions based on financial analysis, improve financial monitoring systems and financial awareness within the organisation.

    You will be a fully qualified accounting technician or part qualified accountant with experience of providing financial information to a range of users and closing a set of local government accounts. You will have extensive knowledge and experience of accounting and budgeting systems, be able to analyse complex financial information and deliver on a wide and varied area of financial work to tight deadlines.

    Joining a first-rate organisation, you will have the job satisfaction of knowing each day that you are contributing to the success of one of just six metropolitan fire and rescue services in the UK, supporting over 950 firefighters who work round the clock to help people and save lives.

    We offer an excellent package, including Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, 37 hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym.

    We are a caring organisation, promote an environment of inclusivity and learning and welcome people from all walks of life - just as long as you can show commitment to our values such as integrity and teamwork.

    If you can meet this challenge, we want to hear from you!

  • Position: Wholetime Firefighter - Wetherby (Day Crewing shift system)

    Contract Type: Full Time

    Job Function: Firefighter

    Closing Date: 4/11/2018

    Salary:

    Description:

    An opportunity has arisen for a wholetime Firefighter to join one of the county's leading fire and rescue services working at Wetherby Fire Station on the Day Crewing (DC) duty system.

    The DC duty system is where DC staff members work a combination of positive and standby hours over a 24 hour period. Positive hours are worked on the fire station or appliance and standby hours are worked 'on call' from a residence within a 5 minute 'turn in' area of the station.

    Applications are welcome from existing wholetime competent Firefighters.

  • Position: Corporate Services Officer Temporary (6 Months but may be extended to 12 months)

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Closing Date: 30/9/2018

    Salary: £26,470 to £28,221

    Description:

    Do you have a keen eye for detail? Are you an excellent communicator? Great at project management?

    You will assist the Corporate Services Manager in maintaining effective governance policies, procedures, processes and controls to manage the Authority’s governance arrangements so as to support business needs and meet legal, risk management and operational requirements. You’ll carry out research and project work for the Corporate Services department across a wide ranging area of responsibility.

    You will have experience in the use of various ICT systems with Level 3 word processing or computer qualifications such as ECDL.

    Joining a first-rate organisation, you will have the job satisfaction of knowing each day that you are contributing to the success of one of just six metropolitan fire and rescue services in the UK, supporting over 950 firefighters who work round the clock to help people and save lives.

    We offer an excellent package, including Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, 37 hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym. Job share applicants welcome.

    We are a caring organisation, promote an environment of inclusivity and learning and welcome people from all walks of life - just as long as you can show commitment to our values such as integrity and teamwork.

    If you can meet this challenge, we want to hear from you!

    For further details of this and all our vacancies and to apply online please visit www.wyfs.co.uk/careers. Closing date for all applications is Sunday 30 September 2018.

    The Authority is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

    All correspondence will usually be sent to your email account registered with the online recruitment system rather than by letter. Please check your email account regularly.

    If after reading all of this information, you are interested in applying, please read the documents listed below for more details and click on 'Apply' for the application form.

    Please note we do not accept CVs. If you are viewing this vacancy on ‘jobsindeed’ or other external platform, the only way to apply for this vacancy is to visit www.wyfs.co.uk/careers/vacancies and the complete application form via our online WCN vacancy system.

    If you are applying for this role as a secondment please ensure you have obtained the necessary permission from your employer before applying.

  • Position: Watch Manager A - Rawdon Fire Station (Day Crewing)

    Contract Type: Full Time

    Job Function: Firefighter

    Closing Date: 4/11/2018

    Salary:

    Description:

    An opportunity has arisen for a wholetime Watch Manager to join one of the country's leading fire and rescue services working at Rawdon Fire Station on the Day Crewing (DC) duty system.

    Staff members working the DC duty system are required to reside within a 5 minute turn in area of the station in either permanent or rented accommodation for which an additional allowance is payable.

    Applications are welcome from existing wholetime Watch Managers and competent wholetime Crew Managers as a promotion opportunity.

    To be considered applicants must have successfully passed Level 3 Certificate in Fire Service Operations AND Level 3 Certificate in Fire Engineering and Science OR Level 3 Certificate in Fire Safety.

    The closing date for applications is Sunday 4th November 2018, however we reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date if a large/sufficient number of applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications.

  • Position: Crew Manager - Garforth Fire Station (Day Crewing)

    Contract Type: Full Time

    Job Function: Firefighter

    Closing Date: 4/11/2018

    Salary:

    Description:

    An opportunity has arisen for a wholetime Crew Manager to join one of the country's leading fire and rescue services working at Garforth Fire Station on the Day Crewing (DC) duty system.

    Staff members working the DC duty system are required to reside within a 5 minute turn in area of the station in either permanent or rented accommodation for which an additional allowance is payable.

    Applications are welcome from existing wholetime Crew Managers and competent wholetime Firefighters as a promotion opportunity.

    To be considered applicants must have successfully passed Level 3 Certificate in Fire Service Operations AND Level 3 Certificate in Fire Engineering and Science OR Level 3 Certificate in Fire Safety.

    The closing date for applications is Sunday 4th November 2018, however we reserve the right to close this vacancy before the closing date if a large/sufficient number of applications are received. Therefore we encourage early applications.