Watch Manager (Control)

Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
£34,695 - £37,975
11 May 2022
06 Jun 2022
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Fire Control Watch Manager

Leamington Spa


Permanent Contract


Salary: Development £34,695 – Competent £37,975


An exciting opportunity has risen to be part of the Fire Control Team for Warwickshire Fire & Rescue Service.

We are advertising for the role of Fire Control Watch Manager.

Applicants are welcome from Watch Manager Control and Substantive Crew Manager Control who are already competent in role and may wish to transfer to a Watch Manager Role in Warwickshire.

Applications are also welcome from Watch Manager and Crew Manager wholetime or on call who have people management skills and wish to transfer to Fire Control. Watch Managers or Crew Managers from wholetime or on call will follow FF Control training package for call taking, radio operating, mobilising and incident management.

About Us

Based at our Headquarters in Leamington Spa, you’ll be joining our established team, working on a flexible shift pattern.

The successful applicant will be joining Warwickshire’s Fire Control at an exciting time as we are currently upgrading our Command and Control and telephony systems so we can employ the latest technology available to provide an excellent service to the people of Warwickshire.


Knowledge, Skills and Experience

As you’ll be the first point of contact to callers dialling 999 for Fire and Rescue, it’s important that you can deliver a high standard of customer care to manage customer and Service expectations.

You’ll need to be able to provide a high quality, professional service to customers by using clear communication, taking ownership of enquiries and finding solutions.

You’ll need to be able to work dynamically in a high-pressured situation with good analytic/problem solving skills. As Watch Manager you will provide Leadership, supervision and development to support team members in performing their roles competently.

You’ll actively manage reporting staff to establish and maintain effective working relationships - promoting a culture of support, excellence and continuous improvement.

For further information please see the job description and person specification.


Additional Information

For further information about the role please contact TSM Claire Nelson

Closes: 23:59 hrs on Monday 6th June 2022

Interviews anticipated: Tuesday 14th June 2022

If successful we would like you to start as soon as possible.

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

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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.

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