Administrative Officer (TSS)

  • Full Time
  • London

London Fire Brigade

Administrative Officer (TSS)

The Role
Post: Administrative Officer (TSS)
Salary: £31,034 per annum
Grade: FRS C
Salary range: £31,034 – £37,256 per annum
Contract type: Permanent
Working pattern: Full-time
Application closing date: Monday 22 August 2022 at 16:00 GMT

London Fire Brigade is London’s Fire and Rescue service – one of the largest firefighting and rescue organisations in the world. We are here to make London a safer city. Employing over 5000 people across our operational team (our firefighters), control (our call handlers who answer 999 calls), fire safety and our non-operational team (our team who work behind the scenes to support our front-line services).

Following a recent department restructure within the Fleet Liaison Engineering and Equipment Team (FLEET) an opportunity has arisen to work alongside our operational colleagues and the Vehicles and Equipment contractor in ensuring LFBs requirements are met. FLEET are dynamic, lively and fast paced. The team has recently come under new management and is embracing innovation and change initiatives aimed at building operational assurance, strategic resilience and best practice delivery. This will enable FLEET to meet the Brigades core strategic change plan objectives as well as best respond to Mayoral direction. As such the team is currently expanding resulting in this excellent opportunity for a candidate who is motivated to provide a full range of administrative support to the Deputy Assistant Commissioner and the wider TSS management team.

This is a full-time role is based at Union Street/Home working and involves occasional travel to any of LFB’s fire stations, Ruislip Workshops, OSG at Croydon and strategic partner locations. The post holder will be the point of contract between internal and external business partners and stakeholders and amongst your skills you will be expected to be self-motivated, be an effective and supportive team player and be strategically minded.

Further information about the main duties and responsibilities of the Administrative Officer role are detailed in the job description. To see the job description please visit our jobs pages at https://jobs.london-fire.gov.uk/alljobs/ to access the full advert.

To apply, please complete the online application, provide a cover letter clearly outlining the relevant experience, skills and knowledge set out in the selection criteria of the job description and upload a copy of your up-to-date CV.

Benefits of working for LFB

  • 26 days’ holiday plus bank holidays
  • Option Absence Scheme (which can result in an additional 12 days annual leave for staff at this grade)
  • Flexible working including job share
  • Welfare Scheme
  • Use of Brigade Medical Adviser/physios
  • Season ticket loans
  • Equality Support Groups
  • Contributory Pension Scheme
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Opportunity to access affordable accommodation

Please ensure you give yourself enough time to complete and submit your application. Late or un-submitted applications cannot be accepted.

Please note any correspondence received from us will be via e-mail and sent to the address you provide on your application form.

We value the diversity of our employees and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities across London. The London Fire Commissioner is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all suitably qualified individuals, irrespective of people’s age, disability, gender, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, sexual orientation, or other personal circumstances. We have guidance in place to ensure that all applicants are treated fairly and consistently at every stage of the recruitment process, including the consideration of reasonable adjustments for people who have a disability.

Assessment Overview
Stage 1

Online application, CV and cover letter (sift). Shortlisted candidates will be invited to stage 2.

Stage 2

Assessment for this role is due to take place in September. Please be advised that if you are unable to make the scheduled assessment date, we may not be able to make alternative arrangements.

Please note: Should you be shortlisted you may need to be able to conduct an interview over Microsoft Teams (a video conferencing service). You will be asked to provide relevant contact details for that to take place if shortlisted.

Additional Information
In line with the Basic Personnel Security Standard (BPSS) employment checks will be completed by successful candidates, which will include a basic criminal records check. Successful candidate will be required to declare any convictions for offences which are not spent under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and any offer of employment is subject to the LFC receiving a criminal records disclosure which it considers satisfactory. Successful candidates should apply to the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) to get a copy of their criminal record and share the original disclosure certificate with the LFC. The check will only show convictions that are not ‘spent’. It will cost the successful candidates £23 (current charge) and usually takes up to 14 days.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.london-fire.gov.uk.