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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.

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Become a firefighter  |   Career progression

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:


  • Position: Projects & Volunteering Co-ordinator (internal secondment)

    Contract Type: Part-time, Temporary

    Job Function: Fire Prevention

    Closing Date: 01 December 2019

    Salary: £24,313 to £26,317 per annum (full time equivalent)

    Location:

    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.

  • Position: Senior Fire Protection Inspector (Engineering & Planning)

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

    Job Function: Fire Protection

    Closing Date: 01 December 2019

    Salary: £32,029 to £33,799

    Location:

    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.

  • Position: Operational Risk - Fire Protection Officer

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent, Job Share

    Job Function: Fire Protection

    Closing Date: 17 November 2019

    Salary: £32,029 to £33,799 per annum (Grade 8)

    Location:

    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.

  • Position: Lean Programme Manager (12 month Secondment)

    Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary, Job Share

    Job Function: Other Roles

    Closing Date: 24 November 2019

    Salary: Crew Manager Salary/Grade 7 Green Book - £29,636 to £31,371

    Location:

     

  • Position: Internal Vacancy - Operational Risk Management Team Administrator

    Contract Type: Part-time, Permanent, Job Share

    Job Function: Administration

    Closing Date: 17 November 2019

    Salary: £9,347 to £9,919 (full time equivalent salary £20,344 to £21,589) per annum

    Location:

    WYFRS are looking to appoint a Team Administrator to work as part of the Operations Risk Management Team.   

  • Position: HR Assistant

    Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary

    Job Function: Administration, HR

    Closing Date: 17 November 2019

    Salary: £18,795 to £19.945

    Location:

    A fantastic opportunity has arisen to join our Human Resources team which supports all our employees within West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

  • Position: Transport Administrator

    Contract Type: Permanent

    Job Function: Administration, Transport

    Closing Date: 17 November 2019

    Salary: £18,795 to £19,945

    Location:

    Transport Administrator (Technical Services)

  • Position: Operational Equipment Manager

    Contract Type: Permanent

    Job Function: Other Roles

    Closing Date: 17 November 2019

    Salary: £29,636 rising to £31,371 per annum

    Location:

    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.

  • Position: Category & Contract Management Officer (Construction & Facilities Management)

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Job Function: Finance

    Closing Date: 24 November 2019

    Salary: £32,029 to £33,799

    Location:

    Are you a procurement professional with a flair for Construction and Property contracts?

  • Position: Procurement Manager

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Job Function: Finance

    Closing Date: 24 November 2019

    Salary: £43,662 to £45,591 per annum

    Location:

    Do you have the skills and experience to take our much improved procurement service to the next level of maturity to ensure the service is the best it can be?