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Firefighter/Crew Commander/Watch Commander RMT

Closing Date : Mon, 6 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : Operational
Reference: VAC000054
Description: Applications are invited from suitably qualified personnel to work in the Resource Management Team (RMT) (Operational Support Room) in the role of Fire Fighter/Crew Commander/Watch Commander. Based at Service Headquarters, the purpose of the role is to support the RMT Station Commander and Senior Resource Support Officer, liaise with, and provide support to the Thames Valley Fire Control Service and the Duty Officer in regards to operational resource management. The role will also require the maintenance of risk critical databases as well as additional activity linked to providing operational crews with risk and policy information.

Eligibility for the role:

Candidates must be employed by Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service in order to apply. Any external applications will not be accepted.

The role will also involve:
  • Managing Resources in the event of the Operational Support Room being established
  • Supporting response to events such as a significant protracted incident or spate conditions
  • Managing Business Continuity arrangements for major events or instances where the resilience of the Service may be affected
  • Supporting the RMT Station Commander and Senior Resource Support Officer with the partnership arrangements with Thames Valley Fire Control
  • Taking ownership of your own development and ensure maintenance of your own skills and training requirements

Successful applicants must be self-driven and prepared to work flexibly, providing availability out of hours on an additional 5% retaining fee system. Working hours for the RMT will be 12 hour shifts from 07:00 - 19:00, seven days a week on a rota basis similar to the Day Crewing rota.

Grey Book Operational Roles

Fire fighter/Crew Commander/Watch Commander X 1 - 42-hour week day shift working and retainer

(Internal applicants please log in using your iTrent Self Service username and password)

Please ensure you answer the following questions in the supporting statement of your application:
  • Please use this section to demonstrate any relevant skills, knowledge and experience you have to support why you believe you are suitable.
  • Please give examples to demonstrate your understanding of ICT systems and your ability to communicate effectively
  • Please give an example of when you have had to utilise skills to solve a problem? What was your approach?

Equality of Opportunity

Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes Fire Authority is an equal opportunity employer and applications from people of any colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability are welcomed.

Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: Brigade Headquarters, Stocklake, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1BD
Salary: The salary will depend on the role.
Package: Temporary or Substantive Contract, 5% retaining fee system, 42 hour week, pension scheme, good annual leave entitlement, access to employee benefits, free onsite parking, access to onsite gym

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Flexi Firefighters

Closing Date : Sun, 19 May 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : Operational
Reference: VAC000036
Description: This role is an exciting opportunity for staff to join our existing group of Flexi-Firefighters.

The Corporate Plan, approved in 2015 highlighted the need, where appropriate, to move to a flexible, mobile and affordable crewing system under local terms and conditions in order to support demand and risk-led people resourcing. It also documented the Authority's commitment to adapting the employee proposition to optimise employee motivation, attract and retain the right calibre of high performing people.

The Flexi-Firefighters team currently consists of a mixture of Firefighters and Crew Commanders. The positions will be on a permanent contract that will attract an additional pensionable flexible deployment allowance of 10% plus an annual award of up to 5% in respect of resilience rota participation.

Reaching/maintaining the required performance standards within the Flexi-Firefighter role will enable you to seek alternative positions across the organisation, in line with the organisation's Management of Transfers of operational employees.

You will be required to undertake a development programme across the range of national resilience specialisms, all training will be provided.

You will be required, unless already completed, to attain the NVQ Level 3 Emergency Fire Services Operations in the Community Award or equivalent apprenticeship programme. Enrolment onto this programme is dependent on the successful outcome of a current pilot and evaluation.

You will need to provide resilience across the organisation in addition to contracted working hours should the requirement arise, and this will include incidences affecting resource numbers, and recall to duty requirements.

We are seeking to appoint individuals who are effective communicators with the ability to work under minimum supervision and have the desire and ability to work flexibly, and across the geographic area of Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes.

Hours of Work: up to 42 per week plus 40 hours of resilience cover per week

There will be a regular need to travel to fulfil the areas of responsibility for this role, so a full driving licence is essential and you should either have an LGV licence or be prepared to work towards this.

Eligibility for the role:This role is only open to Competent Firefighters and Crew Commanders from both On Call and Whole Time Operational staff from within Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service. It is not open to external candidates.

Applicants must use their self-service log in's.

When completing the application form, please answer the following questions in the supporting statement:
  • Why you are interested in this particular role within Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service.
  • With reference to the Role Profile, please give examples of the skills, knowledge and experience you would bring to the role of Flexi Firefighter to demonstratewhy you are a suitable candidate for the role.
  • Please outline the steps you have taken over the last twelve months to enhance your personal development and progression within your current role.
  • As part of the Flexi Firefighter resilience requirement, are you able to respond to Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service within a three hour timescale, if required.

Equality of Opportunity
Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is an equal opportunity employer and applications from people of any colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability are welcomed.

Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: Brigade Headquarters, Stocklake, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1BD
Salary: £30,533 per annum plus a 10% and 5% allowance. Potential earnings could be £35,113 per annum.
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans, Permanent role

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On Call Firefighter - Beaconsfield

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000004
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place.

Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements by clicking here.
Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: Beaconsfield Fire Station, Skelton Close, Beaconsfield, Bucks, HP9 1EA
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Great Missenden

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000011
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: Great Missenden Fire Station, High Street, Great Missenden, Bucks, HP16 0PB
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - High Wycombe

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000013
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: High Wycombe Fire Station, St Mary Street, High Wycombe, Bucks, HP11 2HE
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Stokenchurch

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000017
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: Stokenchurch Fire Station, Oxford Road, Stokenchurch, Bucks , HP14 3RQ
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Bletchley

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000005
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Milton Keynes
Location: Bletchley Fire Station, Sherwood Drive, Bletchley, Bucks, MK3 6DT
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Marlow

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000014
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: Marlow Fire Station, Parkway, Marlow, Bucks, SL7 1YL
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Princes Risborough

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000016
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: Princes Risborough Fire Station, New Road, Princes Risborough, Bucks, HP27 0BS
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Chesham

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000009
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: Chesham Fire Station, Bellingdon Road, Chesham, Bucks, HP5 2NN
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Buckingham

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000008
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Milton Keynes
Location: Buckingham Fire Station, Bourton Road, Buckingham, Bucks, MK18 1BE
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Olney

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000015
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Milton Keynes
Location: Olney Fire Station, East Street, Olney, Bucks, MK46 4DH
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Haddenham

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000012
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: Haddenham Fire Station, Stanbridge Road, Haddenham, Bucks, HP17 8JY
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Broughton

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000007
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Milton Keynes
Location: Broughton Fire Station, H6 Childs Way, Broughton, Bucks, MK10 9AP
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Brill

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000006
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: Brill Fire Station, Temple Street, Brill, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP18 9SU
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Winslow

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000019
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Milton Keynes
Location: Winslow Fire Station, High Street, Winslow, Buckingham, MK18 3HD
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Waddesdon

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000018
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: Waddesdon Fire Station, High Street, Waddesdon, Bucks, HP18 0JB
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Amersham

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000003
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: Amersham Fire Station, Woodside Road, Amersham, Bucks, HP6 6AN
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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On Call Firefighter - Aylesbury

Closing Date : Sat, 31 Aug 2019 00:00:00 GMT

Category : On Call
Reference: VAC000002
Description: We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-call Firefighters. On-call Firefighters are called upon to attend the full range of incidents including fires, floods, road traffic collisions, chemical spills and more. You will learn new skills along the way such as first aid, road traffic collision procedures and fire safety, and there is an opportunity for you to learn other skills, such as Large Goods Vehicle (LGV) driver. Firefighters work closely with the community to increase their level of awareness and to help prevent incidents from occurring in the first place. Find out more about the role and eligibility requirements at https://people.bucksfire.gov.uk/on-call
Region: Buckinghamshire
Location: Aylesbury Fire Station, Stocklake, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1BD
Salary: £2,246.00 Trainee to £2,993.00 Competent
Package: Onsite Car Parking, Pension Scheme, Employee Benefits, Onsite Gym access, Salary sacrifice schemes, Lifestyle hub, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, Health cash plans

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