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Contract Type: Permanent, Full Time

Salary: Grade 9 (£32,020 - £33,820)

Location: Service Headquarters

Closing Date: 12 noon, Friday 6th October 2023

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service are looking to appoint a Health, Safety & Environment Advisor with a focus on Environmental Sustainability to join our Health, Safety & Environment Team at Service Headquarters based in Hull.

The purpose of the role is to support the Environmental Sustainability Strategies of Humberside Fire & Rescue Service and Humberside Police through the Joint Health and Safety Service (JHSS).

We are seeking an individual who will be proactive in the development of a positive Environmental Sustainability culture within Humberside Fire & Rescue Service (HFRS) and Humberside Police (HP). Who will develop existing strategies and progress outcomes through the Environmental Sustainability Development Group (ESDG). Who will support both HFRS and HP in our journey towards becoming carbon neutral and increase understanding, recording and reduction of scope 1,2 and 3 emissions. Who will also provide an advisory role to ensure both Services comply with all appropriate legislation.

An ideal candidate for the role should have/be:

  • Experienced in managing environmental risk
  • Hold or working towards a NEBOSH qualification in environmental management
  • A detailed knowledge of environmental legislation
  • Computer literate including working knowledge of Office 365
  • The ability to work on your own initiative as well as part of a team
  • A flexible approach and can-do attitude
  • Able to travel to other locations within the Humberside region

Employee benefits include free onsite parking, flexi-time, local government pension scheme, generous holiday entitlement, employee assistance programme, employee discounts through Blue Light Card, access to Fire Service gym’s via Sports & Welfare association membership.

Applicants will be shortlisted against the Job Description and Employee Specification which you can find below.

All completed applications should be submitted to

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 minority groups and applicants with disabilities.