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Contract Type: Full-Time, Permanent

Salary: Between Grade 7 £27,803-£29,777 during development, increasing to Grade 9 £33,945-£35,745 upon reaching qualified status

Location: Various across the Humberside area

Closing date: 12 Noon on Friday 7th June 2024

Humberside Fire & Rescue Service have a number of exciting opportunities to join our Fire Safety Protection team as an Inspecting Officer. This is a challenging role with a high level of knowledge required, resulting in a qualified inspector not only auditing and ensuring compliance of fire regulations, but enforcing and prosecuting where appropriate. The role of an Inspecting Officer is to ensure the responsible persons of the business community are identifying their fire risks and taking appropriate measures to mitigate them. The Inspecting Officers also ensure that all new and planned renovations of buildings are built to a safe standard taking into account the end users of the building.

We are currently looking to appoint a number of fire protection inspectors to cover the Humberside area. Successful candidates will be expected to travel across the area subject to the service need.

The posts are contracted on a 37 hours per week basis and the successful applicants will receive a competitive salary. This is a career graded role starting at between Grade 7 - £27,803 - £29,777 during development, increasing to Grade - 9 £33,945 - £35,745 upon reaching qualified status. Competent transfers will be employed at Grade 9 subject to experience.

The role involves:

  • Completion of business safety audits in commercial premises in line with the Service’s risk-based inspection programme.
  • Conducting statutory consultations, (checking building plans, licensing etc) to support building control bodies and other service partners.
  • Advise on all aspects of fire safety standards appropriate to the business community’s risk in accordance with the relevant codes and legal requirements.

The successful candidates will be required to complete a fully supported and comprehensive development programme leading to the attainment of a Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety.

How to Apply

Applicants should send a completed application form to HR: by the closing date of 12 noon on Friday 7th June 2024.

Applicants must be able to provide evidence that they meet the essential criteria as detailed in the employee specification.

Evidence of any relevant existing qualifications disclosed during application or interview and an DBS clearance check will need to be provided prior to an offer of employment being made.

If you have any questions about the role, please feel free to e-mail Protection Managers;

Lynsey Driver

Ben Kelly

Chris Maughan

Paul Robson

Here at Humberside Fire and Rescue Service, our people are what make us unique and every individual who shares our values has a voice to add to our story.  We are committed to preserving our inclusive culture and promoting a sense of belonging.  We believe we grow and learn better with a diverse team of employees and, as a result, we always appoint the best applicants based on what they can bring to our organisation, drawing on the differences in who we are, how we think and what we’ve experienced.