999 Control Officer (transferee) – London Fire Brigade

Servicing the nation’s Capital is a task like no other, aside from the many major events that our Control room supports, such as Pride in London, Notting Hill Carnival and the State Opening of Parliament, we respond to calls for help from two major airports, 272 Underground stations, 334 train Stations, 84 hospitals and 8.9 million Londoners. The variety of incidents that we attend is unmatched elsewhere.

We are looking for competent Control room operators to join our team. Working on one of six watches you will take 999 calls and mobilise Firefighters from 102 Fire Stations and our River Station. Once we have arrived on scene, you will work with Officers and partner agencies to safely resolve an incident. During less busy periods you may be undertaking watch-based training or supporting Firefighters in a Fire Survival Guidance exercise.

Our newly renovated, purpose-built Control room is based in Merton, South West London. We offer a generous starting salary as well as many benefits, including a free on-site gym, cooking and rest facilities. For those looking to progress their careers in the future, we offer the chance to train as a National Control Liaison Officer or Command Support Officer alternatively you may choose to work with our Training Team or Business Support Team.

Our team works across six watches, following a three on – three off shift pattern, a 12 hour day shift (08:00-20:00), an eight hour mid shift (08:00-16:00 or 14:00-22:00) and a 12 hour night shift (20:00-08:00), followed by three days off.

This opportunity is only open to competent Firefighter Control or above currently serving in a UK local government Fire and Rescue Service.

Salary: Starting salary £40,440.55 with annual salary progression increase up to £47,358.43 *exclusive of national pay awards.

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: July 26 2024

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