Our firefighters have one of the most respected jobs within the community: responding to incidents, preventing them from happening and protecting people and property in West Yorkshire. Find out more about what they do, promotion opportunities and technical areas they specialise in.
Our employees do more than just putting out fires, they aim to reduce risks to West Yorkshire people and property. We deliver prevention programmes to make people safer from fire and other emergencies. Our protection activities focus on commercial properties, including schools, hospitals and businesses. Employees working in support roles ensure our front-line services are managed and delivered effectively.
We employ professionals in many areas of expertise, including:
Salary: £24,313 to £26,317 per annum (full time equivalent)
Due to the substantive post-holder being seconded an exciting opportunity has arisen within the Central Prevention Team for for an individual to take up a short secondment until 31 March 2020 to undertake a range of the duties of Projects and Volunteering Co-ordinator.
A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our Fire Protection team. As a key member of the team you will be responsible in assisting the Authority in the discharge of its fire protection duties and responsibilities in the West Yorkshire region.
The post holder will be responsible for gathering, processing and dissemination of high-level risk information to the Operations function. Fire fighter safety is closely linked to the understanding of how fire protection engineering strategies in buildings can influence the tactical deployment of fire fighters to deal with fires. Therefore you will be responsible for ensuring that specialist knowledge of building design and fire protection technologies is imparted to increased operational effectiveness and fire fighter safety through risk response planning and operational strategies.
We are looking to recruit an Operational Equipment Manager who will ensure operational personnel are provided with up to date, compliant and serviceable equipment, ensuring safety and operational effectiveness.