Skip to main content

District Administrator

Employer
Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service
Location
Bromsgrove Fire Station
Salary
£23,500 - £23,893 per annum pro rata
Closing date
28 Jul 2024
Reference
HWFRS/TP/180/143

View more

Job Details

District Administrator

Scale 3
£23,500 - £23,893 per annum pro rata
30 hours per week

Permanent
North District Headquarters, Bromsgrove Fire Station 
 
 An opportunity has arisen for a District Administrator, based at Bromsgrove Fire Station. 
 
The role of District Administrator is to provide a comprehensive administrative and secretarial style support service to District and Station staff, including co-ordinating meetings and appointments and word-processing a range of documentation.


Skills and Experience

 

  • GCSEs at Grade C or above to include English (or equivalent qualifications or experience)
  • OCR Text Production and Word Processing Level 2 (RSA II) (or equivalent qualifications or experience)
  • Experience gained in general administration
  • Experience of liaising with the general public
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, to include the ability to spell accurately and use grammatically correct English
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • A pleasant telephone manner
  • The ability to organise and prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • The ability to deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information
  • The ability to work unsupervised, and to exercise and rely on own judgement where necessary
  • Competent word-processing skills
  • A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
     

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 entitlement increasing to 30 days after five years’ continuous service (plus bank holidays).
  • Access to a local government pension scheme.
  • 26 weeks maternity leave at full pay.
  • Flexi-time scheme allowing you to have an element of flexibility over your working hours and place of work (home / office) after successful completion of the probation period.
  • Free car parking at District Headquarters and across our 25 fire stations.
  • Access to the Blue Light Card – the UK’s largest Emergency Services discount card. 

The closing date for applications is Sunday 28th July at 23:59hrs. Interviews are due to take place on Thursday 8th August 2024.

The successful applicant will be subject to pre-employment checks including a standard DBS check and a social media screening check. The successful applicant will also be subject to a NPPV Level 2 Vetting Check, as we are co-located on West Mercia Police premises.  

For any further queries regarding the role, please contact Group Commander Amy Bailey (abailey@hwfire.org.uk

Attached documents
Support Staff Candidate Guidance July 2024 .pdf
District Administrator JD July 2024.pdf

Company

We've implemented a new system from Monday 4th March which will improve your candidate experience!

There is more information on the WMJobs candidate help page WMJobs Help!

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service is responsible for providing day-to-day fire and rescue services across the two counties of Herefordshire and Worcestershire.

Our stations are staffed by a mix of 'wholetime' firefighters - operating on a full-time basis and providing an immediate response - and ‘on-call’ firefighters who work and live in their local communities and respond to emergency calls whenever they are needed.

There are many interesting career opportunities with us, in Fire Control or one of our specialist support staff roles as well as being a firefighter.

Support staff work in areas including Finance, Community Safety, Training, Human Resources, Information Technology and Workshops. 

Equality and inclusion

We aim to provide equality of opportunity in employment and service delivery and welcome applications from people from all backgrounds and sections of society.

Company info
Website
Telephone
01905 368343
Location
Hereford and Worcester Fire & Rescue Service
Hindlip Park
Worcester
Worcestershire
WR3 8SP
United Kingdom

Get job alerts

Create a job alert and receive personalised job recommendations straight to your inbox.

Create alert

Similar jobs