Fire Safety Officer

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
04/03/2021 17:00
£29,577 - £32,910 per annum
Hours per week:
37 hours per week
Job Category:
Health and Safety
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
Newcastle upon Tyne
Post Number:
Number of posts:
Closing date:
4 Mar
Further Information

Fixed term contract for 1 year

We are currently looking to recruit a full time Fire Safety Officer on a fixed term 1 year contract. The post holder will work as part of the Council’s Corporate H&S function.

The post holders will be required to work from home, with a future blend of office-based work in the Civic Centre, Newcastle. The post will involve travel to and from sites.

The Council’s has a large operational property portfolio encompassing a wide variety and complexity of buildings. The successful candidate will be involved in carrying out fire risk and DSEAR assessments and producing prioritised reports for these buildings as part of a prioritised fire risk assessment programme. The successful candidate will also be expected to coach and mentor other members of the H&S Team to build their fire risk assessment knowledge and contribute to the Council’s Corporate approach on fire safety management.

The successful candidate should have recent experience in conducting fire risk assessments across a wide variety of buildings, ideally encompassing higher risk buildings. They should hold an appropriate L3 qualification in Fire risk assessment such as the NEBOSH Fire Safety Certificate or appropriate alternative.

This opportunity will appeal to candidates seeking an opportunity to continue their professional career development in fire risk management. To apply for this role you will need to be confident and a good communicator, be a good team worker, have a flexible approach to work, be able to meet deadlines, have good IT skills.

For more information on this post you should contact Katherine Chapman, H&S Team Manager on 07790890703 or Simon Shaw, Senior H&S Officer on 07790890713.

The closing date for this application is Thursday 4th March 2021. The selection process for this post will consist of two stage process involving a video presentation, with shortlisted candidates then invited to attend a competency-based interview on Thursday 15th March at Newcastle Civic Centre. Previous candidates need not apply.

Apply online at www.northeastjobs.org.uk.