Fire sector jobs

Chief Fire Officer - Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue (REF: CFO:LFRS)

£117,807 plus car scheme and relocation

Listed 08 March 2019

Lincolnshire County Council is looking for a dynamic Chief Fire Officer to lead and further develop the Fire and Rescue Service.

Reporting to the Head of Paid Service, you will be a driven and inspirational leader with excellent communication skills who can build on our recent HMIC Inspection to develop the long term vision and strategy to take us to an outstanding service. You will also be part of the Corporate Management Board for Lincolnshire County Council which will provide a rich and varied insight to many director areas across the Council and with key partners, including Emergency Planning Services and other Public Protection services.

Based in Lincoln, you will come with a track record of delivering transformational and sustainable change which will help us to improve and innovate. Politically and commercially astute, you will work closely with councillors, colleagues across the Council and partner agencies.

We are actively engaged with Police and Ambulance Services as well as Regional Fire partners. Your ability to collaborate across these partnerships will be key to ensuring we continue to deliver a highly effective and efficient service to our communities.

The successful recruit will be educated to degree level with a relevant professional leadership/management qualification. You will have an impressive track record of improving and developing services, working with best value principles and an advocate of using technology to modernise practices and transform services. The successful candidate must achieve successful Lincolnshire Police vetting at Level 2 and hold proof of SC clearance (or will be required to apply if not already SC Cleared) for them to be employed and will also require a standard DBS check.

To apply, please visit the Lincolnshire County Council website or email your CV and covering letter to

Closing date for applications is midnight on Monday 25th March 2019. The assessment days will take place on Wednesday 3rd and Thursday 4th April 2019 in Lincoln.

For an informal, in confidence discussion prior to the application deadline, please contact Pete Moore, Executive Director of Finance & Public Protection on 01522 553602 or email

Closing date: 25 March 2019

Tell a Friend Apply