Firefighter (Control)

Job Summary
Contract Type:
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Closed for applications on 24/05/2020 23:59
£22,198 to £29,587
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Job Category:
Fire and Rescue (Other roles)
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Employment Location:
West Hartford Fire Station
Closing date:
24 May
Further Information


Have you got the necessary qualities to work as part of a team? Are you a good communicator and listener, who is calm under pressure? Able to deal with people who may be distressed?

If yes, then an exciting opportunity has arisen to work in our Emergency Fire Control.

The role will see you dealing with emergency calls from the public, mobilising fire crews to deal with incidents such as fires, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and much more.

The successful candidate should have good written and verbal communication skills, the ability to ensure that accurate information is obtained from the caller, provide advice and support to aid survival in the event of fire and prioritise tasks whilst working under pressure.

A shift system is operated; shifts include days, nights, weekends and public holidays as a result candidates must be 18 years or over.

We are offering:
A starting salary of £22,198 rising to £29,587 when qualified
Access to the Local Government Pension Scheme (or other pension scheme)
A wide range of staff benefits including a competitive annual leave provision

For further information about this vacancy, please email Fire.Recruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

More details can be found in the attached job description and person specification and for guidance on completing your application and for information about our Equality and Diversity principles, please see the attached notes.

If you have a disability and would prefer to apply in a different format or would like us to make reasonable adjustments to enable you to attend an interview please email hrrecruitment@northumberland.gov.uk

Closing date for applications will be midnight on 24th May 2020

Please note
This job is closed for applications.