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Fire Safety Advisor - Leicestershire FRS (REF: FSA LFRS)

£19,171 - £22,911

Listed 21 May 2019

This vacancy is a part time role – 18.5 hours per week.

Closing Date: 03 June 2019 at 23:59 hours. Interview and test date: 12/14 June 2019

The successful candidate will be working as part of a team delivering fire safety advice to members of the public for both commercial premises and private dwellings. 

This vacancy is to provide a job share partner for the above post. Hours and days can be worked on a flexible basis subject to agreement of both individuals and the needs of the service. Possible examples; 2.5 days per week or week 1 Mon, Tues, Wed, off Thurs, Fri. week 2 Off Mon, Tues, Wed, work Thurs, Fri.

As a Fire Safety Advisor you would be the initial point of contact for fire safety concerns and as such be able to ensure relevant advice is given in line with national guidance. You will need good verbal communication skills and be able to deal appropriately with confidential matters and ensure appropriate action is taken.

Ideally you would be qualified to level 3 certificate in fire safety. However, Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service is willing to fund training to the right candidate who is able to demonstrate the desired level of ability and commitment to training. It would be an expectation that this level 3 certificate is achieved within 3 years and may require you to attend residential courses.

The role will involve liaising with inspecting officers, management of fire safety data, maintaining communications with regulatory partners and ensuring a high standard of work is maintained. At times this role can be challenging and will require the successful applicant to work on their own initiative as well as part of a close knit team. 

Closing date: 03 June 2019

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