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Source: Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service

Transferee applications are now open for Competent, substantive wholetime firefighter at Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service

Closing date: 12 January 2018

Competent, substantive wholetime firefighter

Salary: £ 29638 per annum

Shift system: Cambridgeshire Shift System is a new shift system being implemented at our 24 / 7 WT stations as of 1 January 2018.  This shift system works on the rota pattern of two day shifts 0800-1800 followed by two night shift 1800-0800 and then four rota days.  However on occasions throughout the year you will work on roaming appliance.  When you do this you will still follow your watch rota pattern but work four day shifts (two day shifts will replace your two night shifts).  You will also have to come in for up to four training days per year. These days are planned in and are outside your normal working pattern.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service are proud of its current achievements and despite financial challenges that face all public sector organisations has exciting plans for the future.

Not afraid of taking on difficult challenges in the pursuit of excellence, Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service believe that innovation and a focus on the community are essential to delivering this.

Our vision is to deliver the very best operational response and provide an excellent community safety service, both underpinned by the most effective use of resources and having the community at the heart of everything we do.

Working for Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service offers you the opportunity to have a satisfying, exciting and varied career within a service that is innovative in its approach to ensure that it delivers its vision.

The service’s structured training and development programme will allow you to maximise your potential, providing you with the chance to progress into specialist roles or the real opportunity to develop into more senior roles.

We are currently accepting applications from wholetime operational staff who are permanent, substantive, competent Firefighters who wish to transfer to the Service.   For an application form and for more information about Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service please visit our website.

Cambridgeshire Fire and Rescue Service is the proud holder of:

  • Stonewall Diversity Champions
  • Disability Confident Employer
  • Rated ‘Excellent’ under the Fire & Rescue Service Equality Framework

 We are committed to achieving fairness and equality in employment and service delivery. Therefore we welcome suitably skilled applicants from all parts of the community, including women and applicants of black and minority ethnic origin, as we are currently under-represented by these groups.

Please note that CFRS do not currently allow the transfer of RDS / On-call Firefighters to Wholetime roles therefore applications are invited from permanent, substantive, competent Wholetime Firefighters only.

 If you would like to find out more about CFRS as well as the role, you are warmly invited to an Information Event, details are as follows:

  • 20 December at 10:00-13:00 at CFRS Headquarters, Brampton Road, Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire, PE29 2NA

To book a place please email with your full name, address, contact number, current rank, current service and where you saw the vacancy.

Other dates to be aware of:  Closing date for applications is Friday 12 January 2018 at 12 noon

  • Assessments will take place on Wednesday 24 or Thursday 25 January 2018.
  • Medical and fitness assessment will take place on Wednesday 31 January 2018

For any role specific enquiries please contact GC Stuart Smith on 07900 267853

Source:  HMICFRS

HMICFRS Staff Officer

HMICFRS Assistant Portfolio Director – People Strand

HMICFRS Chief of Staff

The closing date for each post is 2nd January 2018