Protection Technical Officer – NFCC

Website NFCC_FireChiefs National Fire Chiefs Council

Location: Home based with UK-wide travel, as required/on occasion

Contract details: Permanent

Salary: £40,000 to £48,000 per annum

Hours: Full-time

Directorate:​ Continuous Improvement ​

Responsible to: Building Safety Team Lead / Service Delivery and Improvement Lead

An opportunity has arisen to be a Protection Technical Officer within the established NFCC Protection Team. NFCC Protection leads nationally on making buildings safe now and in the future. If successful you will have an opportunity to influence the new regime and how this will ensure people are safe and feel safe in their homes and workplaces.

Who we are looking for:

There has been significant changes in fire safety legislation with potentially more to come. We are seeking a fire safety specialist to ensure FRSs are equipped to deal with these changes and carry out their statutory duties.

We are looking for an experienced, competent protection technical officer with a fire safety background and excellent communication skills, with experience in stakeholder engagement and the writing of guidance. The candidate should have a proven record of accomplishment of influencing and being able to drive through change.

If this sounds like the kind of opportunity that you can add value to by bringing enthusiasm, experience and knowledge to; please have a look at the Job Description and apply.

How to apply:

Please complete the application form linked from the ‘apply now’ button on the NFCC webpage.

CV’s will NOT be accepted for this position.

If you experience any difficulty completing our application form, or have any queries regarding the role, please contact

Closing Date – 31st July 2024

Selection will include an interview process held on Microsoft Teams and will include a written exercise, interview and a presentation. 

NFCC is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and adults and will require a DBS check to be completed prior to commencing in post.

NFCC is committed to being an inclusive employer. We comply with the Equality Act 2010, and we believe that everyone deserves to work in safe environments that are free from bullying, harassment and discrimination, abuse, and harm, where they feel supported, welcome, and able to thrive.

NFCC acknowledges the duty of care to safeguard, protect and promote the welfare of children and vulnerable adults and is committed to ensuring safeguarding practice reflects statutory responsibilities, government guidance and complies with best practice, all staff are expected to share this commitment.

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