Vacancies

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  • Position: ESMCP Project Support Officer SM(a) Non FDS (2 Year Secondment) Sept 17

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Firefighter

    Closing Date: 24/9/2017

    Salary:

    Description:

  • Position: Information Governance Manager

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Closing Date: 24/9/2017

    Salary: £33,437 to £35,444, plus market supplement £3,000

    Description:

    An exciting opportunity to join one of the country’s leading fire and rescue services has arisen. We are responsible for the county’s fire and rescue service, which serves a population of more than two million people spread over almost 800 square miles. Fire cover is provided 24-hours a day, every day of the year. We are an organisation where everyone is encouraged, trusted and supported to play their part in promoting safety and wellbeing across all communities in West Yorkshire.

    In this important role, you will support the development and management of effective and robust Information Governance and Information Management systems and procedures for the Authority. In particular, you will have responsibility for delivery of an Information Governance Framework that enables the Authority to meet its significant statutory and legal obligations in respect of Information Governance, including Information Security, Information Compliance (eg Data Protection, Freedom of Information), Information Sharing, Data Quality and Assurance and Information Management.

    You will be qualified to degree level in a relevant discipline with in depth knowledge and understanding of complex legislative information governance issues including the General Data Protection Regulations.

    We offer an excellent package, including access to the Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, a 37 hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym. Job share applicants welcome. We also offer a relocation package worth up to £8,000 if you are moving in to the area.

  • Position: Corporate Services Clerk (Temporary)

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Closing Date: 21/9/2017

    Salary: £19,430 to £20,661 per annum

    Description:

    To provide a comprehensive office administration service to the Corporate Services department including the provision of information on the Corporate Services Intranet site.

    You will have experience in the use of various IT systems and databases i.e. Excel, Access, PowerPoint and be qualified to, at least, RSA/OCR Typewriting Stage III or equivalent word processing qualification.

    We offer an excellent package, including Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, 37 hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym. Job share applicants welcome.

    The Authority is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

  • Position: ICT Systems Development Officer

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Closing Date: 24/9/2017

    Salary: £25,951 to £27,668 per annum - plus market supplement of £3,000 subject to annual review

    Description:

    To assist in the development and maintenance of applications in order to deliver solutions in response to organisational needs.

    You will work as part of the development team to assist in the design, development, documentation, monitoring and maintenance of new and existing applications, systems and reports to meet specific organisational requirements.

    You will ensure that all ICT support, services or resources are dealt with in line with our customer charter, standards and procedures and that all development work is managed within our project framework.

    You should have demonstrable experience in application development including ASP.net, C#, SQL server, JavaScript, HTML and XML and be educated to degree level or equivalent in a relevant computing discipline.

    We offer an excellent package, including Local Government Pension Scheme, free parking, 37 hour flexible working week, an employee assistance programme, training and development, sports and social clubs with free use of gym. Job share applicants welcome.

    All correspondence will usually be sent to your email account registered with the online recruitment system rather than by letter. Please check your email account regularly.

    If after reading all of this information, you are interested in applying, please read the documents listed below for more details and click on 'Apply' for the application form.

    Please note we do not accept CVs. If you are viewing this vacancy on ‘jobsindeed’ or other external platform, the only way to apply for this vacancy is to visit www.wyfs.co.uk/careers/vacancies and the complete application form via our online WCN vacancy system.

  • Position: District Prevention Assistant (Wakefield District)

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Closing Date: 21/9/2017

    Salary: £19,430 to £20,661 per annum

    Description:

    As a key member of the team the post holder will assist West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service in the reduction of risk within Wakefield District. Principle duties of the role include providing fire safety, road safety and arson reduction interventions and carrying out targeted education closely with relevant external partner agencies.

    You will need to demonstrate a good track record of success in working closely with partner agencies to reduce risks. Applicants must have excellent interpersonal and communication skills along with experience of planning and delivering community safety initiatives and education within the community. The successful candidate will have the ability to work effectively as part of a team and flexibility in working hours to meet objectives.