Fire Protection Inspector

Service Headquarters, Warwick Street, Leamington Spa, CV32 5LH
£25,463 - £28,221
04 Sep 2018
25 Sep 2018
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The Role

37 hours per week
£25,463 - £28,221

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Fire Protection Team of Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service. If you are a high performing, driven and self-motivated individual who likes a challenging, varied and rewarding role then please look below.

Purpose of the job:

  • To undertake all aspects of Fire Protection work effectively

 Fire Protection Functions:

  • To advise and inform the public and others, on request, on all matters relating to fire protection and prevention within premises.
  • To inspect and audit and review premises under the provisions of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 and to give advice and instruction on compliance.
  • To enforce the provisions of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 through the serving of Formal notifications as required.
  • To inspect premises under other fire related legislation and to report any findings to the relevant enforcing authority.
  • To 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.
  • Maintain personal competencies in line with the Role Map.

Key Requirements

We are looking for a professional and enthusiastic individual to help us achieve our drive to provide excellent service in everything that we do.

You would need to:

  • Have level 4 diploma in Fire Safety or working towards (training may be provided to the suitable candidate)
  • Undertake further Fire Safety development courses as appropriate.
  • Have the ability to work under pressure including meeting deadlines and dealing with interruptions.
  • Have the ability to independently interpret and analyse varied and complex information or situations.
  • Have a full, current and valid driving licence (category B).
  • Have the ability to work out of hours on rota system basis, offering Fire Safety advice and support outside of normal working hours (Once fully qualified). Further details on request.

    For further information please see the attached Job Description & Person Specification.

  • For fully qualified individuals the role currently attracts a Market Force Supplementary Payment which is reviewed on an annual basis. Further details available on request.

Additional Information & How to Apply

For further information about the role please contact the hiring manager: Roland Bayley - - Tel 07584 480241

Closing Date: 23rd September 2018

Interview Date: 4th October 2018

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Our method of application is online, you will also be required to upload a supporting statement of how you meet the essential criteria.

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Supporting documents
Job Description & Person Specification

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