17 Mar

Jobs Vacancy at Devon Somerset Fire Rescue Service

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Devon Somerset Fire Rescue Service
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17 Mar, 2018 30+ days ago

Devon Somerset Fire Rescue Service urgently required following position for . Please read this job advertisement carefully before apply. There are some qualifications, experience and skills requirement that the employers require. Does your career history fit these requirements? Ensure you understand the role you are applying for and that it is suited to your skills and qualifications.

Follow the online directions, complete all the necessary fields, and provide all relevant information so your application is submitted correctly. When you click the 'Apply this Job' button (open in new window) you will be taken to the online application form. Here you will be asked to provide personal and contact details, respond to employment-related questions, and show how you meet the key selection criteria.

Jobs Vacancy at Devon Somerset Fire Rescue Service Jobs Details:

Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is currently recruiting for On-Call Firefighters at the following stations:

Ashburton
Axminster
Bampton
Barnstaple*
Bere Alston
Bideford
Braunton
Brixham*
Budleigh Salterton
Burnham on Sea
Castle Cary
Chagford
Chard
Cheddar
Chulmleigh
Colyton
Cullompton
Combe Martin
Crediton*
Crewkerne
Crownhill
Dartmouth
Dawlish*
Dulverton
Exeter Danes Castle
Exmouth
Frome
Glastonbury
Hatherleigh
Holsworthy
Honiton
Ilfracombe
Ilminster
Ivybridge
Kingsbridge*
Kingston
Lynton
Martock
Modbury*
Nether Stowey
North Tawton
Okehampton
Ottery St Mary
Paignton*
Porlock
Plymstock
Princetown*
Salcombe
Seaton
Shepton Mallet
Sidmouth
Somerton
Street
Tavistock
Tiverton
Topsham
Torrington
Totnes
Wellington
Wells
Williton
Wincanton
Wiveliscombe
Woolacombe

Find out more and apply
The On-call element of Devon & Somerset Fire & Rescue Service is fundamental to our emergency cover across Devon and Somerset.

Retained On-call Firefighters come from a variety of backgrounds – they could be self-employed, full time parents, trades people, administrators or shopkeepers with a common interest to support and keep their community safe.

You will be providing a part time service, responding to fire and emergency calls in the same way as Wholetime Firefighters. Incidents can range from attending fires, floods, road traffic accidents, chemical spills, and talking to your community about fire prevention.

Firefighters may be called out a couple of times a week for may be one or two hours during the day, evenings or weekend. You decide the hours when you are available - all we ask is for you to be flexible. The minimum hour’s contract is 63 hours per week (part cover) and 84 hours per week (full cover).

Many employers are not aware of the benefits and transferable skills the Service can offer in your workplace – for more information, click on ‘Working for Us’ at the top of this page and then ‘A career with DSFRS’.

There are no qualifications but you must be:
  • Aged 18 or over
  • Able to respond from home/work within 5 minutes
  • Physically and medically fit with good eyesight and hearing
  • Prepared for the commitment and discipline of being a Firefighter
  • Preferably hold a full UK driving licence

Remuneration
Full Cover 84 hour contract
Trainee rates - £2246 pa
Development rates - £2339 pa
Competent rates - £2993 pa

Part Cover 63 hour contract
Trainee rates - £1684 pa
Development rates - £1754 pa
Competent rates - £2244 pa

Plus an hourly rate for training and for each call attended.

  • These Stations are paid a different remuneration package to the above. For further detail please contact Joan Mashiter on jmashiter@dsfire.gov.uk.

Selection Criteria
Successful applicants will undergo our Selection Process and will be required to pass the following:

  • Online tests
  • Physical tests
  • Interview
  • Medical

Please see documents at the bottom of the advert for further info.

You will then be assigned to a Residential Training Course - see attachment below for course information.


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