Vacancies

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  • Position: ESMCP Project Support Officer SM(a) Non FDS (2 year Secondment)

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Firefighter

    Closing Date: 12/3/2017

    Salary:

    Description:

  • Position: ESMCP Support/Administrator (2 Year Fixed Term Contract)

    Contract Type: Part time

    Job Function: Other roles

    Closing Date: 12/3/2017

    Salary: 20 % FTE (1 day a week) £17,547 to £18450 per annum (pro rata)

    Description:

    Please be advised this post IS ONLY open to employees of the following the following Fire and Rescue Services:
    West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue
    Humberside Fire and Rescue
    North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue
    South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue.

    The principle remit of the role will be to provide administrative support to the Yorkshire and Humber Fire & Rescues Services’ regional Y & H FRS Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) team and regional groups. The duties of the role will include attending meetings across the Y&H region and taking accurate and comprehensive minutes. Assisting with the preparation and completion of monthly reports and general administrative tasks.

    Applicants must be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office systems. The successful candidate will have previous administrative experience in an office environment, possess good verbal and written communication skills and be literate and numerate.

    The role requires a degree of flexibility in working hours. Notionally this will equate to 1 day per week, dependent upon regional meetings and programme commitments, this may mean working on different days each week, approval from your current line manager to be able to work flexibly must be sought and agreed.

    Benefits include a flexible working week, an employee assistance scheme, free parking, training and development, sports and social club with free use of gym and Local Government Pension Scheme. Job share applicants are welcome.

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

    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.

  • Position: Central Staffing Officer (Permanent and Temporary)

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Closing Date: 12/3/2017

    Salary: £25,694 to £27,394 per annum Plus 7.5% Standby Retainer and Weekend Working Payments

    Description:

    As a key member of the Central Staffing Team the postholder will record and organise operational staffing levels in order to maintain standard staffing across the Fire and Rescue Service.

    Applicants will have experience of organising staff rotas, implementing absence management policies and possess a working knowledge of Microsoft packages. The successful candidate will be educated to A level (or equivalent level 3) standard.

    The post holder will work a dual shift system on a rota basis, with the hours of work comprising of 7am-3pm and 12pm-8pm on weekdays. The post holder will also be required to provide cover one weekend in every seven and on public holidays.

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

    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.

  • Position: Vehicle Technician

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Closing Date: 12/3/2017

    Salary: £23,166 to £24,717 per annum Plus 5.5% Standby Retainer

    Description:

    The principal remit of the role will be to carry out the inspection, repair and maintenance of the Fire & Rescue’s fleet of vehicles and associated operational equipment. Duties of the post include carrying out inspections, diagnosing and rectifying defects, and performing tests on vehicles and equipment to the required quality and safety standards. You may also be required to participate in the section’s standby rota.

    Candidates must have considerable experience in the repair and maintenance of motor vehicles and have knowledge of Health and Safety regulations. You must possess a recognized apprenticeship in vehicle maintenance with City and Guilds Parts 1,2 and 3 Craft studies or equivalent level relevant qualification and a full UK car driving licence.

    We offer an excellent package, including generous annual leave, work-life balance policies, local government pension scheme, free parking, and Sports and Social Club with free use of gym. Job share applicants welcome.

    For further details of this and all our vacancies and to apply online please visit www.wyfs.co.uk/vacancies. Closing date for all applications is Sunday 12 March 2017 with the selection process to take place on 20 March 2017.

    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.

  • Position: Driver Trainer / Instructor (LGV)

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Closing Date: 5/3/2017

    Salary: £23,166 to £24,717 per annum

    Description:

    Applications are invited for a non-operational Driver Training Instructor to assist the Authority by providing support on training and operation of Fire Appliances. You will be required to train personnel in a number of specialist vehicles to recognised national standards, ranging from initial LGV to 999 response driving. A full and current driving licence is essential.

    You will be carrying out instruction in line with the requirements of the department as directed by the Driver Training Manager. Daily vehicle checks, up keep of training records and administration work as required by current course requirements.

    Applicants will have held an LGV licence (Cat C) for a minimum of 3 years along with experience of training LGV drivers to a high standard. The successful candidate must have a recognised teaching / training and assessors qualification along with good computer skills. A sound knowledge of driving skills, legislation and road safety knowledge is pre-requisite as is the ability to implement practical health and safety at work.

    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.

    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.

  • Position: Driver Trainer / Instructor (ADI) 12 Months Fixed Term Contract

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Closing Date: 5/3/2017

    Salary: £23,166 to £24,717 per annum

    Description:

    Applications are invited for a non-operational Driver Training Instructor to assist the Authority by providing support on training and operation of CAT B Fire Vehicles. You will be required to train personnel in a number of specialist vehicles to recognised national standards to 999 response driving. An ADI qualified instructor with a full and current driving licence is essential.

    You will be carrying out instruction in line with the requirements of the department as directed by the Driver Training Manager. Daily vehicle checks, up keep of training records and administration work as required by current course requirements.

    Applicants must be Approved Driving Instructors (ADI) and possess a recognised teaching / training and assessors qualification along with good computer skills. The successful canididate will have a sound knowledge of driving skills, legislation and road safety knowledge and the ability to implement practical health and safety at work.

    Closing date for all applications is Sunday 5th March 2017 with the selection process to take place on the 23rd and 24th March 2017.

    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.

    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: On Call (Retained Duty System) Firefighter

    Contract Type: Part time

    Job Function: Retained Firefighter

    Closing Date: 28/2/2017

    Salary:

    Description: