Watch Commander B NOG Training Project

Pershore Fire Station
£36,521 - £39,974 per annum
22 Jul 2022
07 Aug 2022
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Watch Commander B – NOG Training Project (Fixed Term Contract/Secondment for 2 years)

Applications are invited from wholetime and on-call supervisory managers for a fixed term 2 year opportunity to undertake a Watch Commander B role to support the delivery of a key organisational project within Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service (HWFRS).  The role will be based at Pershore Fire Station working alongside 5 other team members comprising of both uniformed and non uniformed staff.

In order to apply, you must also meet the following criteria at the point of application:

  • Be a competent UK Local Authority on-call or wholetime Crew Commander, or, an on-call or wholetime Watch Commander (development or competent)
  • Have had an appraisal in the last 12 months
  • Not have any live formal disciplinary sanctions
  • Not be in a formal capability process
  • Be medically fit to undertake the role (current fitness test and 3 yearly medical)


Criteria for the role:

  • Must have a comprehensive knowledge of National Operational Guidance, Knowledgebase documents and Scenarios.
  • Must have a keen interest in driving education within the organisation, with particular awareness of Neurodiversity, learning styles and teaching styles.
  • Must have the ability to create compelling and accurate training material, with ability to source and reference appropriate information
  • Must have excellent computer skills to operate a range of creative computer programs
  • Must have ability to meet very tight, recurring deadlines.
  • Must have a good knowledge of UK FRS Training Compliance, including Fire Standards Board and National Occupational Standards and National Operational: Guidance.
  • Essentially, you must be able to work as part of a team in a constantly demanding role


Applications are to be made through completion of an online application form here on WMJobs. We recommend you read through the candidate guidance notes, attached to this advert, before starting your application. As part of this application form you are required to write a statement identifying how you meet the project role criteria. This statement will be used within the shortlisting process.  The closing date for applications is  11:59pm on Sunday 7th August 2022.

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to an interview with the project lead, on 22nd August, to determine the most suitable candidate for the role.

Awareness Sessions

To assist potential candidates, a virtual awareness session is being held online on Monday 1st August at 19:00 hours. If you are interested in attending please email and you will be sent a Microsoft Teams meeting invitation link, as well as guidance on how to login.

Interested applicants are also invited to contact the project lead for an informal discussion prior to applying (Station Commander Richard Young,, 07973 152779).

Supporting documents
Application Form Supporting Information_ WC B NOG 2022
Candidate Guidance Notes
Role Criteria