Wholetime Competent Watch Managers – Transfer Opportunities

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West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service

Opportunities have arisen for substantive, competent wholetime Watch Managers, to join one of the country’s leading metropolitan fire and rescue services, serving more than two million people spread over almost 800 square miles. 

We are an organisation where everyone is encouraged, trusted, and supported to play their part in promoting safety and wellbeing across all communities in West Yorkshire. We are looking for candidates who are committed to our vision of making West Yorkshire safer and who demonstrate the values of team, responsibility, integrity, communication and learn.

WYFRS are an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.  We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community that are currently under-represented at WYFRS, including women, BAME and applicants with disabilities. 

About the roles

·         Watch Manager roles are available to work on our Day Duty system in specialist roles, Mon-Fri 0900-1700 (flexi-time)

Those eligible to apply must: 

·         Be a Wholetime Watch Manger in a UK Fire and Rescue Service.

·         Have been deemed competent in role.

·         Hold and have maintained a Skills for Justice (SFJ) Level 3 Award in Initial Incident Command

·         Have no current/outstanding development action plans, performance improvement action. 

·         No development plans or capability issues related to competency.

·         Be free of current formal disciplinary awards throughout the entire process.

·         Have a full UK driving licence.

·         Be available for all stages of the selection process as detailed in the recruitment timeline. 

We offer an excellent package including:

·         Access to an employee assistance programme

·         Training and development opportunities

·         Sports and social clubs

·         Free use of gym.

·         Pay in line with National Terms and conditions, Watch Managers receive an additional 4% Service Delivery Development (SDD) allowance (training roles receive an 8% enhancement).  

Applicants must complete and submit an online application form using the e-recruitment system which will require them to detail how they meet the essential criteria for the role. To apply, please visit www.wyfs.co.uk/careers.

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