Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service - Fire Protection Professional Lead vacancy

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service has the ambition to deliver the best possible services to our communities across Cumbria.

The service has embarked on a cultural journey of change to support this and applications are now being invited for a Fire Protection Professional Lead, for a fixed term period of up to 2 years.

Salary - £ 38,813 - £ 39,782

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service is a County Council service that provides prevention, protection and response services to a wide and diverse range of communities. Cumbria is a fantastic place to live and work but also has a significant range of challenges including rurality, infrastructure and natural weather. 

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service can offer satisfying and varied career opportunities. We are looking for managers who have high levels of resilience, excellent interpersonal skills and who can demonstrate strong team working. Successful candidates will need an understanding of the issues facing the Fire and Rescue Service and be committed to equality, diversity and inclusion.

As the Fire Protection Professional Lead, you will be providing technical expertise, including coaching, mentoring and support to Cumbria Fire and Rescue Services Protection team and senior managers.   

The post holder will be expected to provide high-level support to Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service in delivering its statutory and non-statutory duties in relation to fire safety legislation, including undertaking a more complex caseload. 

The ideal candidate will have a flexible approach and demonstrate the personal qualities, attitude and 'One Team' ethos expected for all staff working for Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service.

All applicants are expected to complete the Cumbria County Council application form. 

We are asking that applicants demonstrate how they meet the criteria outlined within the post specification.

Apply online for Fire Protection Professional Lead

Application closing date: 

Applications close on 7 October 2019


Interviews will take place on week commencing 28 October 2019

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