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Ref no:
SFRSWT00001
Published:
27/10/2020
Closes:
27/10/2021
Location:
Scottish Fire and Rescue Service - Various, G72 7NA
Salary:
£23,833.00 - £31,767.00 per year
Contract Type:
Permanent
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
42 hours per week

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We are SFRS and we are committed to ensuring the safety and wellbeing of the people of Scotland.

Our Firefighters sit at the heart of our communities and work in an extremely challenging, demanding yet rewarding role. As well as responding to a whole range of emergencies that may include fires, road traffic collisions, flooding and other natural disasters, our Firefighters have an equally important role within the area of community safety. 

You are SFRS

Applications are invited from motivated individuals who have drive, determination and enthusiasm and who share our values of Safety, Teamwork, Respect & Innovation, to work with our communities and help people when they are most in need.

You MUST be aged 18 years or over (at date of application), meet the required medical and physical fitness standards and be able to demonstrate key qualities such as exceptional team working, communication & problem-solving skills.

The Selection Process

Our selection process is rigorous and is designed to assess your potential to carry out this challenging role. The selection process is broken down into a number of stages and each requires dedication and commitment. Full details on the selection process can be found within the attached recruitment pack and on our website. Applicants are encouraged to review this detailed information and the Frequently Asked Questions section on our website. 

When submitting your application, you will be asked to select whether you are applying for a vacancy in our North, East or West Service Delivery Area and your application will be progressed in line with workforce requirements and timetabled regional assessment days. We recommend that you regularly review our website for updates on key dates, which will inform when you should consider submitting your application.

What You Can Expect

In addition to job satisfaction and the pride linked to working with the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, you will have access to a wide range of benefits, which include: a competitive salary and pension scheme; a generous leave entitlement and working pattern which promotes a work life balance, excellent training and career opportunities and a variety of supportive health and wellbeing provisions.

The SFRS recognise and celebrate the vast diversity of the local communities of Scotland that we serve and aspire for this to be reflected within our workforce. We encourage candidates from diverse backgrounds, experience and beliefs, who share our Values and want to make a difference in the community, to consider working for us. 

We are SFRS … You are SFRS

Interested? Click on the “Apply Now” button to complete a short SFRS Values Self-Selection Questionnaire. This mandatory short questionnaire is designed to help you understand the extent to which your personal values “fit” with the values that are most important to the SFRS. We encourage you to consider the feedback provided before following the link to progress your application.

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