Firefighter | RAF Scampton
Serco Limited
Lincoln, GB
3d ago

Firefighter RAF Scampton - Lincoln Full time, 44 hours, Permanent £27,920.68 The job opportunity : As a crew member of an ICAO crash category (Cx) 6 airfield fire and rescue crew and / or a 4-

  • man structural fire crew, you will be responsible for attending all fires, rescue and aircraft emergency states during your watch period;
  • and where necessary undertaking firefighting, rescue operations as detailed by the senior fire manager or incident commander at the scene.

    Main duties : To actively promote Safety, Health, Welfare and the Environment.

    Carry out the duties of a Breathing Apparatus wearer or BA entry control officer as detailed on a structural or airfield crash rescue crew.

  • Assist in the inspection of vehicles and equipment to ensure their availability for the airfield category or structural duties required;
  • any deficiencies are reported directly to the duty air traffic controller via the duty Crew Manager.

    Operate a range of DFRMO fire vehicles and associated equipment such as branch or monitor operator, under the direction of the Crew or Watch Manager.

    Assist in the inspection, servicing and maintenance of a range of first aid fire appliances and installed fire protection equipment.

    Ensure that personal protective firefighting equipment is maintained in accordance with contractual requirements.

    Be fully competent with all DFRMO watch room control duties, procedures and communications.

    Continue to develop acquisition of skills and knowledge through the maintenance of skills training (MOST) system and the continual demonstration of workplace competency.

    Records of all incidents attended and any training sessions are to be maintained on the MOST system.

    Ensure personal medical standards, fire trade qualifications, station specific equipment competencies are in-date and any deficiencies are highlighted to the Crew Manager.

    Be fully competent in using workplace IT systems and maintaining customer security / processes.

    What we are looking for in our candidates : Essential : A demonstrable competency record within the role of firefighter through courses held at DFTDC Manston or similarly approved civilian training establishment.

    All levels as described in JSPs 446 and JSP 426 Must pass medical and fitness standard as laid out in DFRMO Medical Standards for civilian fire and rescue personnel employed on MOD estate Visual, hearing, step test and general health.

    Desirable : In date Operational Breathing Apparatus Wearers Assessment.

    LGV licence Driver Certificate of Professional Competency (DCPC) Emergency Response Driver (Appliance) If interested, please apply.

    At Serco, not only is the nature of the work we do important, everyone has an important role to play, from caring for vulnerable people to managing complex public services.

    We are a team of 50,000 people responsible for delivering essential public services around the world in areas including defence, transport, justice, immigration, healthcare and citizen services.

    We are innovators, committed to redesigning and improving public services for the benefit of everyone.

    On occasion we receive significantly more applicants than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement.

    We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward.

    Serco is a Disability Confident Employer committed to employing and retaining people with disabilities.

    Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview.

    For help with your application please contact 0345 010 4000.

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