Listed July 10 2024

Operations Support Group (OSG) Technician – London Fire Brigade – Croydon

London Fire Brigade (LFB) is one of the largest firefighting and rescue organisations in the world and the busiest in the country. As an organisation we are committed to delivering our services in ways that best suit the needs of our communities.

We have vacancies for Operations Support Centre (OSG) technicians based at the OSG location in Croydon.

Applicants must possess a full UK driving licence, automatic or manual and will be required to undertake a vehicle and driving familiarisation. You will on occasion be asked to work at and deliver equipment to various sites within London.

The starting salary for this position is £29,007, after 12 months the successful candidate’s salary will be uplifted to £34,215, this is subject to the successful completion of the required training courses.

The post holder may have the opportunity to participate in the OSG’s on-call rota for which additional payments will be made. This may include the requirement for training as a Brigade emergency response driver.

It is desirable that applicants have basic mechanical or engineering skills and are confident working with intricate equipment and high pressure systems, are keen to learn and can retain information, are computer literate and are able to work in a team environment but also build good working relationships with staff at various levels. Full training will be given to the successful candidate.

You may be required to work at other OSG locations as and when required.

Vacancy based at the OSG in Croydon

The successful candidate will be part of a team reporting to the managers of the OSG’s technical section. The post will deal primarily with the tracking, tracing, servicing, and maintenance of Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) such as breathing apparatus and breathable air cylinders. It is inclusive but not limited to a variety of other equipment such as electronic personal dosimeters; smoke generators; gas tight suits; hose inflation kits and hydrostatic cylinder testing.

Salary: Salary range: £29,007 - £41,075 per annum

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: July 31 2024

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