An excellent opportunity has arisen within the Protection team at Cheshire Fire & Rescue Service for a fire safety inspecting officer. Cheshire Fire Authority are responsible for enforcing the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005 in non-domestic premises to ensure such premises are safe places for people to live, work and visit.
Partner Organisation Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service
Location Ellesmere Port
Job Category ICT
Salary Min £24,313 per annum
Salary Max £28,785 per annum
Hours per week 37
Weeks per year 52.143
Employment Type Permanent
Closing Date 10/03/2020
Ref No W742
As an inspecting officer you will be responsible for auditing and evaluating fire risk assessments in non-domestic premises to identify risks and hazards and assess whether control measures have been implemented. You will also work with other relevant partners to help achieve a safer community.
You will have an understanding of risk assessment principles. Experience of working with the public and the private sector business community is desirable.
We are looking for people with the right personal skills, qualities and attributes and applicants will need to demonstrate:
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Resilience when dealing with a challenge
Good presentation and organisational skills
Logical thinking with attention to detail and the ability to problem solve
Self-motivation and confidence with strong customer focus
Proficiency in the use of ICT.
Membership of the Institute of Fire Engineers or appropriate fire safety/Health & Safety qualification or equivalent e.g. IOSH/NEBOSH would be desirable.
Applicants are required to hold 5 GCSEs or equivalent (including English) at Grade C or above.
Training will be provided but applicants must be willing to work towards appropriate qualifications.
You must be willing to work flexibly (including occasional evening and weekend work) – and you may occasionally need to work in other locations across the service area.
You must hold a full UK driving licence.
Further information, a full Job Description and Application Form are available below, alternatively please contact the HR Recruitment team on 01606 366711.
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Please email completed application forms to email@example.com by the closing date 10th March 2020 at 5:00pm
Please quote job reference 54/19/TFSO on your application form.
Please note that this job is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check.