Contingency Fire Crews

Recruiter
CHM Recruit
Location
Various Locations in South Yorkshire
Salary
£13.40 per hour during any period of training or work + £200 retention pay per 28 days availalblity
Posted
30 Aug 2017
Expires
19 Sep 2017
Ref
149275_SYF
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Contract

The reason for this recruitment is to provide sufficient cover for this Fire & Rescue Service in the event of a strike by firefighters. Whilst our client respects the right of staff to undertake industrial action, there is a legal duty placed upon them to provide emergency cover to the public they serve.

They are seeking applicants for the below roles:

1) FIRE & RESCUE OPERATIVE

Contract Type: Zero hours contract
(Our client will not be obligated to provide individuals with any hours of work). 
Pay: You will receive £13.40 per hour during any period of training or work undertaken.
Retention Fee: You will receive £200 for every four week period of availability you provide after completing your initial training.
Locations: Various Locations in South Yorkshire

Fire & Rescue Operatives will be required to staff fire appliances and attend emergency incidents.

Training will be provided. Candidates will be required to be of a good level of physical fitness which will be assessed during the recruitment process via a bleep test and the level of fitness required is 8.7.

Please be aware that to receive the retention payment you must attend the relevant ongoing training:

  • Fire Operatives: At least 9 out of 12 training days within a calendar year (in addition to your initial training course)

Assessment Day: 25 September 2017
Initial Training Course: 23 October 2017 for three weeks

2) FIRE & RESCUE DRIVER / PUMP OPERATIVE

Contract Type: Zero hours contract
(Our client will not be obligated to provide individuals with any hours of work). 
Pay: You will receive £13.40 per hour during any period of training or work undertaken.
Retention Fee: You will receive £200 for every four week period of availability you provide after completing your initial training.
Locations: Various Locations in South Yorkshire

Driver/Pump Operators will be required to drive fire appliances and operate pumps and will be given suitable Emergency Fire Appliance Driving (EFAD) level training.

Applicants for this role will need to hold a current Class C LGV (Large Goods Vehicle) license and have undertaken over 200 hours LGV driving. There is the potential for Driver Pump Operators to undertake wider training in operational areas following a fitness assessment however this will be voluntary and discussed at interview.

Please be aware that to receive the retention payment you must attend the relevant ongoing training detailed below as a minimum:

  • Driver/Pump Operatives: At least 4 out 6 training days within a calendar year (in addition to your initial training course)

Assessment Day: Dates to be confirmed
Initial Training Course: Dates to be confirmed

Closing date for this job: 18 September 2017

APPLICATION PROCESS: 

To find out more information and apply for this position, please click the apply button. You will then be taken to a simple CHM Recruit form and then redirected to the employer's website.

No agencies please.

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