Wholetime Station Commander – Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service

Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications from motivated and positive leaders to help build on our achievements through continuous improvement. Are you that forward thinking leader who upholds our Service values and seeks to lead a positive culture?  Can you bring innovation, self, and people performance as well as excellent community service to the Station Commander role?

We are seeking to fill a number of current and future Station Commander vacancies, as they arise. Applicants must be prepared to serve in any Station Commander post across the Service. Successful applicants must provide an agreed response base whilst providing operational cover on the flexi duty system.

Due to the base location of some posts in buildings shared with Police colleagues, any offer of contract will be subject to satisfactory enhanced Police vetting.

Applications are invited from competent, substantive Watch Commanders or existing Station Commanders. All external applicants will be required to complete an application form, references will also be requested from current service line managers.

The deadline for completion of the application pack will be midday 28th June 2024.

Late applications will not be accepted.

Shortlisted applicants will be required to undertake a series of assessments, which will include:

Assessment Centre comprising:

  • Professional discussion
  • Management presentation / Briefing
  • Operational assessment (if required)

Those Shortlisted will be asked to undertake:

  • a VCA leadership behaviours assessment

The successful applicants will be placed into the Station Commander Talent Pool and will progress into a Station Commander position as they become available without the need to complete further processes.

This post has been advertised internally and externally.

Salary: £46,712 - £51,525

Contract type: Full Time

Closing date: June 28 2024

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