Fire Protection Inspector

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Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
£32,234 - £34,728 per annum
29 Sep 2021
18 Oct 2021
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Fire Protection Inspector, (Green Book)
Full time positions (37 hrs)

Salary - GBP 32,234 - GBP 34,728
Additional payments for out-of-hours rota


Do you share our passion for fire safety and/or building regulations and want to make our communities safer?

We could have just the role for you!

WFRS have an exciting opportunity available in our Fire Protection Department, where you could come to work every day knowing you have played your part in keeping people safe from the risks that fire poses:

You could be at the forefront of helping us make a difference.

This fantastic opportunity gives you the chance to be part of a team of people that make a real difference to the people of Warwickshire and the Fire Service.

We are looking for an individual, experienced within the field of fire protection and/or building regulations who is enthusiastic, high performing, driven and self-motivated who likes a challenging and rewarding role.

The individual needs to be flexible and agile, and able to respond to emerging opportunities in line with the plans of the department and organisation. Also, be able to motivate themselves and others to contribute to Service and Department’s goals.

It is expected that that this person will be able to remain calm in high pressure situations, making sound decisions based on applicable guidance and legislation. They must have the ability to work flexibly, with minimum supervision to meet priorities and be an innovator in this field.



You will;

  • advise and inform the public and others, on request, on all matters relating to fire protection and prevention within premises.
  • inspect and audit and review premises under the provisions of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (as amended), and to give advice and instruction on compliance.
  • enforce the provisions of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 (as amended), through the serving of Formal Notifications as required.
  • inspect premises under other fire related legislation and to report any findings to the relevant enforcing authority.
  • gather evidence and carry out prosecution procedures where required
  • contribute to policy and procedures for WFRS that relate to legislative guidance on matter concerning fire safety.

To apply for this role, you will be required to hold the necessary qualifications and experience, which includes a;

  • Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety (Auditors) or equivalent other Fire Safety qualification, or
  • equivalent Building Regulations qualification (HNC/HND), or
  • already working towards either of the above, or
  • training may be provided for suitable candidates who have required transferable skills or have previous experience working in another regulatory or enforcing role.


For further information please see the Job Description and Person Specification.





Additional information 

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Ant Atkins 


Closing Date:             18th October 2021

Interview Dates:        26th October 2021

To apply for this vacancy please click on the 'Apply' button.
Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be submitted unless asked to do so.

If you are unable to apply using the 'Apply' button please contact the Recruitment Centre on including your contact details and any relevant screenshots.
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.

As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification. 


Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please contact  and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements. 

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups. WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. See more.