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Watch Manager B - Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service (REF: WM:CFRS)

£35,275 - £38,611 Protection & Organisational Performance Department Up to £10,000 relocation package 5 day 42 hour duty system working flexibility

Listed 20 January 2020

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a permanent Watch Manager B position within the Protection and Organisational Performance department most likely to based at Sadler Road or Cheshire West, (Chester). 
Fire Protection of buildings is an interesting and complex science which in the advent of the Grenfell fire and more local incidents such as Beechmere, has placed the focus very much on Protection so it’s an exciting time to join our team. 

Reporting to the Station Manager B - Protection, this post will play a key role in the management and leadership of a protection team. The successful candidate will supervise, mentor and support other members of the Fire Protection and Organisational Performance Department in order that they maximise their potential, develop their skills and improve their performance.  Candidates must possess a comprehensive knowledge of fire protection including experience of auditing non-domestic premises.

Within this role you would be working with a wide range of people and partners and be responsible for managing a team as well as being inspecting and preparing reports for commercial buildings, enforcing Fire Safety legislation through risk based assessment and working to achieve a safer community.

This position will provide an excellent opportunity for an individual who is seeking a role within the organisation where no two days are the same.  For those seeking future career progression it provides additional skills, qualifications and experience to be gained in a functional role. The skills obtained are universally recognised in industry.

The successful candidate will require excellent interpersonal and communication skills; they must have the ability to inspire and maintain high performance from individuals/teams. They will need to be team players and able to motivate others while constantly supporting and actively promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. The leaders we are looking for must be able to drive the organisation forward, implement change and achieve best practice.

If successful you will work a 5 day 42 hour duty system with working flexibility.  No nights, no weekends and enhanced flexibility and opportunity to take leave as well as working a flexi time system providing additional leave and flexibility.
Applications are invited from competent Crew Managers and development/competent Watch Managers, temporary or substantive in post who have successfully completed the IFE Level 3 Diploma Unit 6: Fire Service Operations and Incident Command paper.

Closing date: 10 February 2020

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