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Closing Date: Tuesday 24th May, 5pm

Salary: £83,485 - Gold Book Terms and Conditions

Contract Type: Permanent

Location – Humberside Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Kingston-Upon-Hull/Homeworking

Salary £83,485 - Gold Book Terms and Conditions

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join Humberside Fire and Rescue Service; an innovative, high performing organisation which has ambitious plans for the service it provides to the communities of Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, North-East Lincolnshire and North Lincolnshire. Following the restructure of our Executive Board and an internal promotion, applications are invited for the post of Area Manager who will form part of the Strategic Leadership Team.

We are seeking individuals who have extensive experience as a Group Manager and hold both a relevant leadership and Incident Command Level 3 qualification. The successful candidate will also be required to attain an Incident Command Level 4 qualification whilst in post. You will motivate your teams through your supportive and inclusive leadership style and have high levels of emotional intelligence. You will possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to build and maintain strong working relationships with a range of stakeholders and partners. The ideal candidate will also have proven experience in working on large scale projects and managing change in a highly unionised environment.

Forming part of the operational command rota, you will be required to provide a permanent base suitable for attending any incidents in the Humber area.

Benefits package:

  • Attractive salary
  • Service provided vehicle
  • Relocation Assistance Package
  • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Sports and Welfare Association with free use of gym

Applications will be via the submission of an application form, outlining suitability for the role against the criteria set out in the person specification. Please submit your completed application form to HR, via email, on:

Recruitment Timeline:

- Closing Date – 1700 on Tuesday 24 May 2022. The Service regrets that applications received after this date, or submitted without the correct documentary evidence, will not be considered.

- Shortlisting Dates – 26 and 27 May 2022

- Online Psychometric Assessments – 1-8 June 2022

- Panel Interview Dates (to include Executive Board Panel Interview, Staff Panel Interview and a presentation) – 13, 14, 17 and 21 June 2022 (reserve date).

Appointment is subject to satisfactory pre-employment checks which includes completion of the Non-Police Personal Vetting (NPPV) Level 2 clearance and Security Clearance (SC) vetting, references, fitness and medical.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Phil Shillito, Deputy Chief Fire Officer ( or 01482 567417 (PA) or Niall McKiniry, Assistant Chief Fire Officer ( or 01482 567509 (PA).

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service is an equal opportunities employer. We value diversity and welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. We particularly welcome applications from sections of the community that are currently under-represented at Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, including women, ethnic minorities and applicants with disabilities. Applicants who require reasonable adjustments for disabilities at any stage of the selection process are invited to contact:

  • East Riding of Yorkshire
  • Hull
  • North Lincolnshire
  • North East Lincolnshire