Contingency Fire Crews

Recruiter
Anonymous
Location
Yorkshire and the Humber
Salary
13.40 - 13.40 GBP Hourly + GBP13.40/hour + Retention Pay, GBP200 for 28 days
Posted
30 Aug 2017
Closes
19 Sep 2017
Category
Public Sector
Function
Consultant
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
The reason for this recruitment is to provide sufficient cover for South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue (SYFR) in the event of a strike by firefighters. Whilst SYFR respect the right of staff to undertake industrial action, there is a legal duty placed upon the Fire Authority to provide emergency cover to the public they serve.

We are seeking applicants for the below roles:

1. FIRE & RESCUE OPERATIVE

Contract Type: Zero hours contract
(South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue will not be obligated to provide individuals with any hours of work).
Pay: You will receive GBP13.40 per hour during any period of training or work undertaken.
Retention Fee: You will receive GBP200 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
(South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue will not be obligated to provide individuals with any hours of work).
Pay: You will receive GBP13.40 per hour during any period of training or work undertaken.
Retention Fee: You will receive GBP200 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

TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:

If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the 'Apply Now' button to be directed to the SYFR website.

No agencies please