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Fire Service Control Operator

£21,336 – 28,437 per annum
12 month Fixed Term Contract
42 hours per week

We presently have a vacancy for a Control Operator based at OCC, Southwell House, Hindlip, Worcester, WR3 8SP.

A full job description and person specification, as well as an on-line application form, can be found via the WM Jobs website. Closing date for applications is Sunday 24 June 2018. Interviews to be held w/c 9 July 2018.



Contingent Fire Service Control Operator

£9.74 per hour
Part Time, Permanent
24 hours per month

We presently have 2 vacancies for Contingent Control Operators based at OCC, Southwell House, Hindlip, Worcester, WR3 8SP. These roles will provide flexibility and cover as required within Fire Control. The successful individuals could be required to work at short notice to cover short term sickness absence within the team or conversely cover longer periods of absence i.e. maternity/paternity leave.

A full job description and person specification, as well as an on-line application form, can be found via the WM Jobs website. Closing date for applications is Sunday 24 June 2018. Interviews to be held w/c 9 July 2018.



Community Risk Senior Technician

Scale 6
Job share opportunity
£23,866 - £25,463 per annum pro rata
17 hours per week, permanent
Service Headquarters, Worcester

The main purpose of the role is to deliver community safety initiatives at district level in support of the Service's Corporate Strategy and to provide continuity between HQ, districts and the local community. This is a job share role, which will be 17 hours across Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays. The successful applicant will be subject to a DBS check.

A full job description and person specification, as well as an on-line application form, can be found via the WM Jobs website. Closing date for applications is Sunday 24 June 2018. Interviews to be held Tuesday 10 July 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 required)

Droitwich

Malvern

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)

Ledbury

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 an hour and a half.

Awareness session dates will be published shortly.

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.