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Equipment Technician

Scale 5

£26,421 - £28,770 per annum (pro rata)

21 hours per week

Operational Logistics, Malvern

The Role
A part-time opportunity has arisen to join the team at Hereford & Worcester Fire & Rescue Service (HWFRS) Operational Logistics department, based at Betony Road, Malvern.

The role of Equipment Technician is to be responsible for the servicing and maintenance of HWFRS’s operational equipment. To ensure that such equipment meets specified safety standards, to maintain its availability for immediate operational use at all times.

This role is to work 21 hours per week, 7 hours a day across three days (Wednesday, Thursday and Friday) The successful applicant will carry out equipment testing, inspection, servicing and maintenance on a range of equipment in use by the HWFRS. A full job description and person specification are attached to the application page.

About us
Every day we're helping to save lives and keep the community safe - and not only by fighting fires. Behind the scenes at Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, there are lots of other roles that people don't see, such as the one advertised. Helping to provide vital functions to keep us an efficient and effective Fire and Rescue Service.

Reasons to join us
• 27 days annual leave per year (pro rata). In addition, you will be entitled to the normal Bank/Public Holidays
• Flexible working, including a flexi time scheme
• Access to a local government pension scheme
• Free car parking at the Operational Logistics site and across our 25 fire stations
• Access to the Blue Light Card – the UK’s largest Emergency Services discount card

For more information about us check out our latest tweets via Twitter (@HWFire) or visit our Facebook page.

Apply online through our WM Jobs application page. The closing date for applications is 23:59hrs 5 May 2024. Interviews to take place 16 May 2024 For any further queries regarding the role, please contact Station Commander Stew Dewar 07899 066057.

Supplies Technician

Scale 4

21 hours per week

£24,294 - £25,979 per annum pro rata

Permanent

Operational Logistics, Betony Road, Malvern

The Role
A part-time opportunity has arisen in the Operational Logistics department, which is at the heart of all fleet, equipment, supplies and water (hydrant) distribution, maintenance and procurement for the Service. It will include supporting our front-line personnel as well as other departments across the Service. This role is to work 21 hours per week, across three days.

As a Logistics Technician (Supplies) you will represent the department across all stations and sites as you deliver and distribute goods, items and equipment on the courier run. You will also be involved in sourcing, purchasing, stocking, picking, distributing and replacing a range of equipment and supplies. In addition, you will support the roll-out of big ticket projects which will involve preparing equipment, setting up and tracking items with our Redkite EMS asset tracking system.

Your role will provide resilience as required to other departments, including contributing to the maintenance and servicing requirements of the Service’s fleet and equipment provision. A full job description and person specification can be found in the attachments on the application page.

About Us
Every day we're helping to save lives and keep the community safe - and not only by fighting fires. Behind the scenes at Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, there are lots of other roles that people don't see, helping to provide vital functions to keep us an efficient and effective Fire and Rescue Service.

Reasons to join us
• 25 days annual leave per year (pro rata). In addition, you will be entitled to the normal Bank/Public Holidays
• Flexible working, including a flexi time scheme
• Access to a local government pension scheme
• Free car parking at the Operational Logistics site and across our 25 fire stations
• Access to the Blue Light Card – the UK’s largest Emergency Services discount card

The successful applicant will be subject to pre-employment checks including a standard DBS check and a social media screening check. Please refer to the attached candidate guidance for further details regarding these checks.

Apply online through our WM Jobs application page. Closing date for applications is 11:59pm on Sunday 5 May 2024. Interviews to be held w/c 13 May 2024

On-call Firefighter

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

Take a look at the information about becoming an on-call firefighter, and also read the case studies of some of our current on-call crew. To find out more, you can register your interest with us, we will contact you for a chat about the role or we’ll invite you to 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.

Please be aware that from 1 November 2023 those newly appointed to the role of an On Call Firefighter will be required to undertake a standard Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check and this will be carried out as part of the recruitment process.

From 1 September 2023 those newly appointed to the role of On Call Firefighter will be required to undertake a Social Media screening check. This will be carried out during the pre employment checks stage of the recruitment process and will be arranged by the Recruitment Team.

If you have any questions regarding these checks please contact recruitment@hwfire.org.uk


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!

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

Registering your interest

If you would like to register your interest please visit our application portal and complete an expression of interest form 

WMJobs Application Portal.

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

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


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