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Training Centre Technician

Scale 4, £18,870 – £20,541 per annum
37 hours per week (4 days on and 4 days off shift pattern)
Training Centre, Droitwich

A permanent opportunity has arisen at the Training and Development Centre.

The post holder will be responsible for the equipment, vehicles, station tests/maintenance and associated administration at all Training and Development Centre premises and to provide logistical support, as required, in support of Training and Development Centre activities.

Applications, including full job description and person specification, will be available from Friday 10 August 2018 via the WMJobs website. Interviews to be held w/c 20 September 2018.



Emergency Planning & Resilience Officer

Scale SO2, £29,055 – £30,756 per annum
37 hours per week
Hindlip Park, Worcester

The Emergency Planning & Resilience Officer will assist with the development and implementation of arrangements for all internal and external stakeholders involved in emergency preparedness, within the remit of Hereford & Worcester Fire & Rescue Authority, ensuring that key players can fulfil their operational roles and responsibilities. In addition to this, the role will assist with the development and implementation of all those involved in Risk and Business Continuity preparedness.

Applications, including full job description and person specification, will be available from Friday 3 August 2018 via the WMJobs website. Interviews to be held w/c 17 September 2018.



Wholetime firefighters

In July 2017, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service announced that it was accepting applications for wholetime firefighters for the first time in almost ten years.

The online recruitment process has now closed, and successful applicants have been informed by email of the next steps. In the meantime, please find the job description and recruitment information pack here. Applicants in the process may wish to refer to the below documents regarding fitness preparation and the fitness test.



On-call firefighters

£4,000 - £8,000 per annum (depending on hours available)

We are currently recruiting for on-call firefighters at the stations listed below.

Worcestershire

Broadway

Bromsgrove (day cover / weekend cover required)

Droitwich

Pebworth

Pershore

Tenbury

Upton upon Severn

Wyre Forest
Emergency Services Hub* (day cover required)

Worcester (day cover required)


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Herefordshire

Bromyard

Eardisley

Ewyas Harold

Fownhope

Hereford (day cover/weekend cover required)

Kington (day cover required)

Leintwardine

Peterchurch

Ross-on-Wye

Whitchurch

*The Wyre Forest Emergency Services Hub will serve Kidderminster, Stourport and Bewdley



How can I find out more about the on-call firefighter role?

To find out more, you can register your interest with us (details below) and an officer from the station will contact you, or you can attend an awareness session. Awareness sessions are arranged to give anyone interested more information about the role, the selection process and the organisation. Sessions last approximately 2 hours.

Forthcoming Awareness Sessions:
How does it feel to wear fire kit? How fit do I need to be and what support could I have if I need it? How can I fit the role of on-call firefighter around my main job or family life? Come along to an awareness session and find out!

If you'd like to attend, register your interest below and we'll send you further details.

Wednesday 22 August 2018 - Worcester Fire Station, 1830 hrs

To find out more about how on-call works, please see our FAQs.


Registering your interest

If you would like more details about working out of any of the above stations or would like to attend an awareness session, please complete our on-call firefighter expression of interest form via WM Jobs (an external public sector jobs board). If your local fire station is not currently recruiting for on-call firefighters, you can still register your interest and we will contact you when the station has vacancies.

If you have any queries, please contact the HR department on 01905 368 343 or 01905 368 378 (24 hour answerphone) or email us at recruitment@hwfire.org.uk.

For more information about on-call firefighters please visit our on-call firefighter page.



We are committed to attracting and recruiting quality people and we welcome all sections of the community.