District Administrator

Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service

District Administrator

Scale 3
£23,500 – £23,893 per annum pro rata
30 hours per week

North District Headquarters, Bromsgrove Fire Station

An opportunity has arisen for a District Administrator, based at Bromsgrove Fire Station.

The role of District Administrator is to provide a comprehensive administrative and secretarial style support service to District and Station staff, including co-ordinating meetings and appointments and word-processing a range of documentation.

Skills and Experience

  • GCSEs at Grade C or above to include English (or equivalent qualifications or experience)
  • OCR Text Production and Word Processing Level 2 (RSA II) (or equivalent qualifications or experience)
  • Experience gained in general administration
  • Experience of liaising with the general public
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills, to include the ability to spell accurately and use grammatically correct English
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • A pleasant telephone manner
  • The ability to organise and prioritise work and meet deadlines
  • The ability to deal sensitively and appropriately with confidential information
  •  The ability to work unsupervised, and to exercise and rely on own judgement where necessary
  • Competent word-processing skills
  •  A good working knowledge of Microsoft Office

About Us

Every day we’re helping to save lives and keep the community safe – and not only by fighting fires. Behind the scenes at Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service, there are lots of other roles that people don’t see, helping to provide vital functions to keep us an efficient and effective Fire and Rescue Service.

Reasons to Join Us

  • 25 days annual leave entitlement increasing to 30 days after five years’ continuous service (plus bank holidays).
  • Access to a local government pension scheme.
  • 26 weeks maternity leave at full pay.
  • Flexi-time scheme allowing you to have an element of flexibility over your working hours and place of work (home / office) after successful completion of the probation period.
  • Free car parking at District Headquarters and across our 25 fire stations.
  • Access to the Blue Light Card – the UK’s largest Emergency Services discount card.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 28th July at 23:59hrs. Interviews are due to take place on Thursday 8th August 2024.

The successful applicant will be subject to pre-employment checks including a standard DBS check and a social media screening check. The successful applicant will also be subject to a NPPV Level 2 Vetting Check, as we are co-located on West Mercia Police premises. 

For any further queries regarding the role, please contact Group Commander Amy Bailey (abailey@hwfire.org.uk)

To apply for this job please visit www.wmjobs.co.uk.