Group Manager

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Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service are looking for an individual who is passionate and driven in order to lead the Service as part of a forward thinking Service Delivery Leadership Team.

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS) is part of Cornwall Council and sits within the Neighbourhoods Directorate of the Council. We use the breadth of skills, experience and resources across the Directorate to help make Cornwall safer, ensuring the health, safety and wellbeing of people, places and the environment, as well as responding to fires and other emergencies.

Cornwall Fire and Rescue Service covers the 13th largest geographic area of all fire authorities in England but has one of the lowest population densities. We have a resident population of 569,500 which rises considerably at peak times of the year as a result of tourism.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our team as a Group Manager. We are looking for a strong and visible leader who will work with colleagues to shape and deliver plans that support the delivery of Council and Service strategies. This role is open to existing substantive Station Managers or above.

The role holder will be accountable for the leadership and management of a Command and will lead in one of the following functional areas within Service Delivery; Prevention and Protection, People or Response. The role holder will be responsible for the performance within the Command, whilst ensuring the efficient, effective and safe delivery of our services.

You would also be expected to assume command of emergency operational incidents and provide Tactical Level 3 Incident Command Cover (EFSM2 – Lead, monitor and support people to resolve operational incidents). Current provision of EFSM2 – Level 2 is an essential requirement, however, the successful applicant will have to successfully complete an ICS Level 3 assessment prior to commencing in post.

If you would like any further information about the role please contact, AM Antony Bartlett

Additional Information

Interview Dates: 25th and 26th August
External Closing Date: 31 Jul 2021
Advertised Salary Range: 63,703.20
Job Type/Contract Type: Permanent
Hours per week: 42 plus flexi duty

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