Station Manager and Group Manager Vacancies

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Station Manager and Group Manager vacancies within Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service

Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service is a strongly performing, forward-thinking service with outstanding values and culture. We’re recruiting motivated and positive leaders to help build on our achievements through continuous improvement. Can you bring innovation, performance and excellent community service to our organisation?

We are seeking applications from competent Watch Managers or existing competent Station Managers to join us in the roles of Station Manager or Group Manager.  

It is essential that applicants are currently undertaking, or have completed a Middle Management Development Programme equivalent to ILM Level 5.

Applicants will also be required to hold a current ICL2 and to complete the Level 3 IFE Diploma Ops and Fire Science (or equivalent) before being appointed to a permanent role. If the two Diploma papers are not achieved within 2 years of the date of appointment, the candidate will revert to the role of Watch Manager or Station Manager. 

Applicants must be prepared to serve in any Station or Group Manager post.  For further information regarding the vacancies please contact Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Ben Norman on 01772 866801.

Shortlisted applicants who have not already done so will be required to undertake a series of assessments, which may include informal interview, ability testing and operational assessment during w/c 16 November 2020, with final interviews being held w/c 30 November 2020. 

All applicants will be required to complete an application form detailing how they meet each element of the employee specification, references will also be requested from line managers. 

Application forms, job descriptions and employee specifications are available via this link:

The Closing Date is 4 November 2020 at 12 Noon.  Late application forms cannot be accepted.  

Diversity matters at Lancashire Fire and Rescue Service – we want to attract the broadest range of people to work with us and the more diverse the workforce, the better able we are to serve our community.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from all individuals regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality, social background, religion and/or belief or age.  We are proud to be a Disability Confident Employer.

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