Firefighter Control – Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service

£25,819 Training
£26,895 Development
£34,415 Competency
About Us
Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service (TWFRS) are one of the UK’s leading Fire and Rescue Services for responding and innovation.  We pride ourselves in striving to ‘Create the Safest Community’ and our dedicated and diverse workforce are committed to delivering this.
The Service values and respects the diversity of its employees, and aims to recruit a workforce that represents the communities we serve. We welcome applications irrespective of people’s race, disability, gender, sexual orientation, religion or belief, age, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity.
As an organisation we are currently rated as ‘Good’ by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services and by recruiting the right individual with the right skills, ability and knowledge, this will ensure our continued success.
As part of your ongoing development with the Service you will engage in a continuous programme based around practical and theoretical training to ensure you have the knowledge, skills and understanding to perform your role safely and effectively.  We also offer a range of staff benefits and run an active sports and welfare section.
About the role
Applications are invited for Control vacancies that exist within Firefighter Control.
We are seeking high caliber candidates therefore if you champion original thinking, are able to promote excellence, drive positive and sustainable change and demonstrate strong values in regard to equality and inclusion, then we would like to hear from you.
Firefighter Eligibility Criteria
•         Meet the requirements outlined in the Job Description
•         An understanding that a development program will be in place to gain competency
Competent Firefighter Eligibility Criteria
•         You will be a competent Firefighter Control in a Local Authority Fire and Rescue Service
•         Competence being evidenced against the UKFRS National Occupational Standards (NOS)
•         Please note that all applicants will be required to provide evidence of being competent in role.
Closing date for applications is 30 June 2024 at 1700 hours
About the Selection Process
Set out below are the key dates relating to this selection process:
Stage Timeline
Advert closes – 30 June 2024 at 1700 hours
Assessments – Week commencing 8 July 2024
Interview – Week commencing 22 July 2024
Course to commence – August 2024
Please note that your application will form the first stage of the selection process.  All supporting statements will be shortlisted against the relevant role map.
Interested in applying?
Further details can be found in the accompanying job description and person specification.  More information about our Service can be found by visiting and our various social media channels.
Informal contact can be made to
Thank you and good luck!

Salary: £25,819 - £34,415

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: June 30 2024

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