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Closing Date: Sunday 2nd April

Applications are invited from competent, experienced, full time, substantive Crew Managers and, temporary and substantive full time Watch Managers for our, full time, Watch Manager Talent Pipeline. The Service is looking for individuals who will put our communities first, act with integrity, dignity and respect and be positive role models, actively promoting equality, diversity and inclusion.

To be considered for this pipeline, applicants will need to provide or evidence the following:

  • A completed PER34 application form
  • Continuing professional development
  • A current Performance Development Review
  • They meet all the essential criteria within the person specification and any other criteria included in the advert
  • You will be required to pass a medical and fitness test commensurate with the appropriate operational role for HFRS personnel*
  • No outstanding disciplinary or performance sanctions*

*These will form part of the pre-employment screening process undertaken by HR and OH.

Selection process:

  • Application and supporting evidence as set out above
  • Psychometric assessment
  • Report
  • Panel interviews (to include a 15-minute presentation) 2 – 12 May 2023. Candidates must ensure they are available on these dates.

Further details relating to the process, including the report and presentation subject matters, will be sent to those candidates shortlisted for an interview.

To apply, please submit a completed application form and supporting documentary evidence to by 2 April 2023. The Service regrets that applications received after this date or submitted without the correct documentary evidence, will not be considered.

Candidates deemed to be appointable on either a substantive or temporary basis will be offered vacancies in rank order as they arise. The specific position offered will be determined by the available positions across the Service at the time. In applying for the pipeline candidates accept that they will accept any WM post that is offered. Candidates who subsequently decline an offer of a post (substantive or temporary) will be removed from the current pipeline and will need to reapply for the following should they wish to attain a substantive or temporary promotion.

For an informal discussion about the role of Watch Manager please e-mail either Group Manager Dom Purchon ( or Sarah Wilkinson, Head of Prevention ( to arrange a call back.

Applicants who require reasonable adjustments for disabilities at any stage of the selection process are invited to contact the HR team, by email (

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.