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Operational Intelligence Technician, Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service (REF: OIT/GMFRS)

Listed 25 February 2021

Operational Intelligence Technician
  • Salary:  £23,541 - £27,041 per annum
  • Hours: 36.25 per week (Monday – Friday)
  • Contract: Fixed term – 24 months  
  • Job type: Manual / Technical
  • Location: Various locations across Greater Manchester
  • Closing date: 07/03/2021 at 23:59           

 
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Your role:

As an Operational Risk Technician, you will work as part of a team of specialists reporting to the ORT Manager. Your core role will be to undertake site inspections and support operational crews in the gathering and recording of operational risk information.

You will also deliver risk information training to operational teams and assist in the quality assurance process by ensuring that records are maintained in an accurate, consistent and timely manner.

About you:

Our ideal candidate will have experience of in a UK fire and rescue service, in a similar role or organisation. 

You will have a sound knowledge of the built environment including building design and elements of construction, facilities and fixed installations used by fire fighters at incidents, hazard and risk principles.

You will also be required to demonstrate good interpersonal skills, a reasonable knowledge of IT systems and the ability to work as part of a high performing team. You will be committed to diversity, inclusion and staff engagement in accordance with GMFRS core values.

If you have good communication skills, can work as part of a team, have a co-operative and flexible approach to work and can work with a range of partners then you have the right attributes to apply for this role.

About us:

Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue service is one of the largest Fire and Rescue Services outside London with more than 2,100 members of staff and 41 fire stations. We cover an area of approximately 500 square miles and a culturally diverse population of 2.8 million people. With an international airport serving over 200 destinations, a major motorway network plus over 200 train and tram stations Greater Manchester County presents some of the most operationally varied challenges you will find.

From modern inner-city developments to traditional mill towns, Greater Manchester is made up of ten very different districts - Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford and Wigan.

Our vision is to make Greater Manchester a safer place by being a modern, community focused and influential Fire and Rescue Service.

GMFRS are now part of the Greater Manchester Combined Authority, as an employer we are made up of a number of key Greater Manchester strategic functions and service providers including; Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS); Waste and Recourses; Environment; Work and Skills; Research; Public Sector Reform; Police, Crime and Criminal Justice; Homelessness; the Greater Manchester Ageing Hub and the Commissioning Hub.

We value the diversity of our employees, and aim to recruit a workforce which reflects our diverse communities across Greater Manchester. We 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.

The GMCA is an Equal Opportunities Employer and we positively welcome applications from all candidates regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation

To find out more about working for us please click here: www.manchesterfire.gov.uk

Our offer:

In return for your hard work, we offer our employees a competitive package as part of our offer, which includes:

  • Flexible working conditions with the ability to accrue 2 flexi days every 4 weeks (up to grade 11)
  • Commitment to diversity and inclusivity with 4 active staff networks for; LGBTA, BAME, Disability and Womens
  • Family friendly policies including parental leave (maternity, shared parental, adoption, maternity support)
  • Ability to buy additional annual leave
  • Generous Annual leave scheme - 25 days + Bank Holidays per annum upon starting, after 5 years service increase to 30 days + BH and after 10 years service increase to 32 days +BH.
  • Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Employer investment in training and development, and professional sponsorship including CPD
  • Corporate travel loans
  • Cycle scheme
  • Discount scheme (MiRewards) on local and national high street brands
  • Health and wellbeing offer - Occupational Health and Employee Assistance programme
  • Modern city centre offices (role specific)
  • Sports and welfare club

Mandatory Information:

COVID-19:

Please also note, due to COVID-19 and the social distancing guidance, all interviews will be taking place virtually on Microsoft Teams or Skype. For more guidance and hints and tips for remote interviewing see our website: https://www.greater.jobs/content/10275/our-top-tips-for-video-interviews If successful on application, the hiring manager will be in contact so that you can both test the technology before the interview.

Employees on the redeployment register will be given priority for any vacancies in the first instance. If employees are identified as a match from the register then the vacancy may be withdrawn or put on hold pending an outcome.

This role is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and will require disclosure of all convictions including those considered spent under the Act. The role holder will be subject to a basic level check by the Disclosure & Barring Service.

Closing date: 07 March 2021

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