|Employer||verified_user Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service|
|Salary||£29,909 - £34,106 pa pro rata|
|Hours||37 hours or 18.5 hours per week|
|Role||Fire Investigation and Arson Reduction Officer|
Opportunities have arisen within the Fire Investigation/Arson Reduction Department for a full time and part time officer.
The Fire Investigation/Arson Reduction Department which is currently based in Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, aims to reduce the loss of Life, Injury and prevent Social, Commercial and Economic consequences arising from fire.
As a Fire Investigation and Arson Reduction Officer you will be part of a team developing and delivering initiatives and programmes aimed at reducing the incidence of fire, identifying trends and patterns of fires. You would also investigate the causes of fires and / or explosions including gathering relevant information, complying with legal and other requirements to produce detailed reports of Fire Investigations. There would be a requirement for the post holder to prepare and present evidence in Court and other proceedings as part of an investigation.
As part of this role you would develop and deliver Fire Investigation training and awareness to operational staff within the service and deliver seminars, presentations and other events to promote Fire Safety.
The benefits of the post include flexible working hours, a minimum of 21 days holiday, training & development and a range of other excellent benefits you would expect from a leading employer, including final salary pension scheme.
As an equal opportunities employer, being members of Stonewall and a Disability confident employer, Nottinghamshire Fire and rescue Service welcomes applicants regardless of gender, race, religion, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or age.
General Description of Post
Specific health, safety and environmental responsibilities
Liaise with the Health, Safety and Environmental Risk Management section to ensure all initiatives, partnerships, programmes and projects consider the health, safety and environmental hazards associated with them and – by means of risk assessment, identify the necessary, proportionate risk controls.
(a) Health and Safety
To take reasonable care for your own health and safety and work and that of other persons who may be affected by your work activities.
To co-operate with Nottinghamshire Fire & Rescue’s attempts to comply with health and safety legislation. Where appropriate you must safeguard the health and safety of all persons affected by the work activities you supervise at any premises you have control over.
To work in a safe manner in which you have been trained and instructed and advise your line manager of any health and safety problems you become of aware of.
To familiarise yourself with the contents of the Service’s Written Safety Policy.
(b) Use of equipment and other appliances
To take proper care in handling, operation and safeguarding of any equipment, vehicles or appliance, used or issued by the Service or provided or issued by a third party for individual or collective use in the performance of the job holder’s duties
To uphold the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service’s Fairness at Work and Equal Opportunities policies and practices and to treat all colleagues, service users and contacts with respect and in accordance with the expectations laid down by the Service.
To promote and deliver fair and quality services that are sensitive and responsive to all service users.
(d) Code of Conduct
To adhere to the standards of the Code of Conduct established by the Service.
(e) Personal Development
To keep up to date with current practice, undertake training and Continuous Professional Development as appropriate.
(f) Information Technology
To comply with security measures to protect against unauthorised access to, alteration or disclosure of information held on computer and ensure adherence to the principles of the Data Protection Act.
To undertake any training and operation of new technologies and associated systems as required.
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