Firefighter (Control)

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Salary:£21,763.00 - £29,006.00 

Working Hours:42 

Job Share:No 

Employment Type:Fixed Term  

Location:Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service, Waterwells Drive, Quedgeley - GL2 2AX 

Closing date:21 November 2018 at midnight 

Fixed term contract for 12 months, with the possibilty of extension

Due to service needs and training this is not open to job share.

This is a Grey book position and equates to 42 hours per week but worked at 48 hours over 8 days.

Firefighter (Control) is a fast-moving and challenging role which continually adapts to the needs of the service and the community at any given time.

One of the main roles of the Firefighter (Control), in accordance with Fire and Rescue Service response principals, is to receive and handle emergency calls, appropriately dispatching resources to resolve incidents, and support the ongoing needs of events. This includes making decisions based on information received, and informing, and advising others of actions taken.  An ability to work under pressure is essential.


Trainee             £21,763
Development     £22,669
Competent        £29,006

For an informal discussion please contact Janet Williams on 01452 888752 or alternatively 

All open sessions will be at Headquarters, Waterwells, Quedgeley, GL2 2AX and will need to be booked in advance.

13th November 1800 hours
14th November 1130 hours
15th November 1130 hours

Application Information

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We value diversity in our workforce and positively welcome applications from all sections of the community.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

Below you will also find links to the Job Profile and Guidance Notes. Click ‘Apply’ to continue.

If you have any difficulty completing the on-line application form, or require this document in another format, please contact us and we can discuss your needs and provide help.  Telephone 01452 425888, option 2 then option 1 or email