Group Manager Opportunities – North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service

We have upcoming opportunities for Group Managers to support across the Service. We’re looking for outstanding individuals to deliver real and sustainable benefits for the public, transforming our service delivery.

With the proven ability to be an effective manager and leader, the successful candidate will have an innovative approach to delivering improvement across the Service.  With a strong focus on collaboration you will exercise high level interpersonal skills and have the ability to form positive working relationships and develop teams to improve performance.

You will receive extensive exposure to collaborative working with the Office for Policing, Fire, Crime and Commissioning (part of the York and North Yorkshire Combined Authority, led by an elected Mayor) to deliver our Fire and Rescue Plan priorities. We have excellent working relationships with representative bodies and it is vital our new Group Managers are able develop and enhance this association.

The post is conditioned to the Flexible Duty system in accordance with the Scheme of Conditions of Service and is Politically Restricted.


  • To be eligible to apply, candidates must be a competent, substantive Station Manager or above.
  •  Unless already qualified to Incident Command L3 successful candidates will be required to undertake and pass the L3 qualification prior to being available for operational incidents. If successful candidates hold the L3 qualification already evidence will be requested to demonstrate successful completion.
  • The roles are based at various locations across the county, including Headquarters in Northallerton. Postholders will be expected to travel across North Yorkshire and the City of York to meet the requirements of the role, and operational commitments.


The annual salary will be £59,642.

In addition, a Flexible Duty allowance which equates to 20% of basic pay is also payable together with a Duty Silver/second call allowance reflecting a further 7% of basic pay.

Additional Information 

For more information on the selection process, NYFRS, the role and terms and conditions please view our detailed Recruitment Pack: Recruitment Pack.pdf

We are also holding an online familiarisation event on Tuesday 18th June at 1pm via Microsoft Teams. Please click HERE to register.  The event will provide an opportunity to learn more about the Group Manager role, NYFRS and the recruitment process.

Closing date for applications: 9am Friday 28th June 2024

Applicants that are not appointed immediately but successfully pass the selection process will be held on a holding list for 12 months

Salary: £59,642

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: June 28 2024

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