Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service (DFRS) are looking to appoint a proven leader with management and technical skills to lead and influence key enabling Portfolios. Working to the Deputy Chief Fire Officer you will need to exercise high level interpersonal, strategic and innovative skills to meet the challenges of a complex environment and deliver a wide range of services across all portfolios to achieve a high quality, affordable and sustainable fire and rescue service for the people of Derbyshire.
DFRS has an outstanding culture, underpinned by a people centered ethos and a commitment to excellence. Accordingly, the postholder will have a Degree or equivalent level qualification in a subject relevant to the post and membership of a Professional Institute. Other essential requirements for the position are detailed in the Person Specification.
The normal working week is 39.5 hours however, you may occasionally need to work beyond normal office hours.
In return we offer;
- Flexible working hours
- Family friendly policies
- Free car parking
- Health & wellbeing services, including free access to gyms at Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service locations
- Employee discount scheme
- Employee support networks
- Ongoing training and development opportunities
- Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme
There will be a requirement to travel across the county, with access to a pool car / casual car user allowance for business travel when necessary.
Pension and tax guidance is attached for information.
We are committed to equality and fairness at work. Applications are encouraged from all diverse communities.
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults, Children and Young People. All staff are expected to share this commitment.
Police security vetting procedures at the appropriate level will be requested for the successful applicant. Please note, that due to the nature of security checks undertaken, applicants must have 3 years continuous residency in the UK up to the date of the application and Home Office approval for indefinite leave to remain within the UK.
Derbyshire Fire and Rescue have commissioned MPCG HR & Recruitment Limited to carry out the initial selection testing and interviewing.
The closing date for completed applications is Tuesday 31st January 2023 at midnight. Following receipt of your application MPCG will conduct preliminary screening, a telephone interview and psychometric tests prior to a formal panel interview, date to be confirmed.