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Calton Fire Station 30 McFarlane Street Calton, G4 0TL
£32,041 - £34,472 per year
Contract Type:
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service would like to invite applications for the post of Fire Safety Auditing Officer based at Calton Community Fire Station, Glasgow on a permanent basis.   This is a full-time opportunity, working 35 hours per week.


This is a full-time post however applications from individuals seeking to work on a part time, job share, or flexible working basis would be considered.


The post holder will support the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service's Local Enforcement Delivery plan's by carrying out Fire Safety Audits, carrying out specific fire safety visits to relevant premises and assisting with consultations from partnership agencies on all fire safety related matters. The post holder will also be responsible for carrying out Fire Safety Audits within relevant premises to ensure duty holders are operating within their responsibilities under the Fire Scotland Act 2005. There will be a requirement to produce written reports providing feedback and guidance to duty holders. The Post Holder must be able to work effectively with minimal supervision and as part of a team.


We are looking for individuals with good interpersonal, written and verbal skills who can also demonstrate excellent organisational and communication abilities.


Candidates must have a driver’s licence and have the ability to travel.



It is desirable that candidates have a knowledge of current fire safety legislation including Fire (Scotland) Act 2005 and Fire Safety (Scotland) Regulations 2006. They must have experience of producing written reports to a high standard and be able to use IT effectively in collation, analysis and presentation of information including Word and Outlook. Candidates must also have proven experience in recording and processing the results or outcomes of technical work such as audits, risk assessments.


Candidates should also have successful completed the Fire Safety Enforcement and Legislation module course or equivalent, have a recognised qualification in Fire Safety or Health and Safety e.g. IOSH, NEBOSH with a knowledge of SFRS Prevention and Protection Policies and Procedures, have experience in working in the public, have carried out fire safety inspections or equivalent and have a Corporate body membership.


Full details of the role and our recruitment process can be found in the attached information pack. 


Salary on appointment will normally be at the lower salary point, with progression subject to regular review - in line with the SFRS performance appraisal arrangements.  A higher salary placing will be considered in exceptional circumstances subject to experience demonstrated.


This post is subject to the provision of the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exclusions and Exemptions) Scotland Order 2013. The successful candidate will be required to join the Protecting Vulnerable Groups (PVG) scheme and will be required to carry out regulated work with adults and children.


The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are committed to being a “Disability Confident Employer” and will ensure that all applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role are invited for interview.


If you would like to apply in a different format, please telephone email


Please note, a fully completed application form must be submitted as SFRS do not accept CVs in support of applications for employment.

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