Deputy Senior Fire Protection Manager – West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

Are you passionate about Fire Safety? Are you looking to join or progress your career with West Yorkshire Fire & Rescue Service (WYFRS)?

We have a fantastic and exciting opportunity for the right individual to support and lead a team of dedicated Fire Protection specialists in delivering an excellent service to the communities of West Yorkshire. You will take responsibility for the delivery of key functions within a fast paced and expanding Fire Protection team, leading from the front and taking accountability for the critical functions we deliver.

Being a proven leader, you will possess the technical skills and competencies as set out in the person specification of the job description which will enable you to support and deliver this essential role within one of just five Metropolitan Fire & Rescue Services in the country.

As a 24/7 service we operate an out of hours on call rota for which additional remuneration is provided.

We offer flexible working arrangements, including hybrid working. Whilst you will be required to work from our offices for parts of your initial training, after this you’ll work both in the office and from home as part of our ‘hybrid’ working model. Therefore, applicants must have a reliable home internet connection.

The post is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service Check and the possession of current valid driving licence.

We offer an excellent package, including Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, 37 hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym.

For a discussion about the role please feel free to contact Chris Kemp, Senior Fire Protection Manager at

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If after reading all of this information, you are interested in applying, please read the documents listed above for more details and click on ‘Apply’ for the application form.

Please note we do not accept CVs. If you are viewing this vacancy on ‘jobsindeed’ or other external platform, the only way to apply for this vacancy is to visit and complete the application form via our online Access vacancy system.

We are an equal opportunities employer; we value and celebrate equality, diversity and inclusion. We particularly welcome candidates from communities that are currently under-represented at WYFRS, including women, Black, Asian & Minority Ethnic applicants and applicants with disabilities. We can offer support and adjustments for candidates and staff who experience barriers to work that result from health conditions or Specific Learning Differences, such as dyslexia.

WYFRS is a ‘Real Living Wage’ employer and have been rated ‘good’ by HMICFRS in all areas of our service.

Closing date: March 3 2024

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