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Date Added: Wed 25/01/2023

Fire Appliance Driver - CAT C

Cramlington, NE23, UK
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Salary: £16 - £24/hour

Our Client Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service are seeking Emergency Resilience Fire Appliance Drivers who are able to provide emergency response support in the event of exceptional demands on our service or to cover for periods of industrial action by our workforce.

Emergency Resilience Fire Appliance Drivers will be required to drive fire appliances and attend emergency incidents. Training / familiarisation will be provided to enable them to drive the fire appliance to a limited range of incident types.

Individuals will be required to undertake an initial familiarisation course at our HQ site in Cramlington. Upon successful completion of the familiarisation training, they will be employed on a Casual Worker Agreement and the service will not be obligated to provide individuals with any hours of wor

Casual Work Agreement Emergency Resilience Fire Appliance Drivers will receive £16 per hour, for hours between 06:00hrs-20:00hrs Monday to Friday and £24 per hour for weekends and hours between 20:00hrs and 06:00hrs on Weekdays. Retention Fee: A £250 retention payment will be made for every 4-week period of availability you provide after completing the familiarisation training.

Please be aware that to receive the retention payment you must attend the relevant ongoing training as required. You will be contracted to work only when required by the Organisation.

There will be no guarantee of future work - this is called a Casual Worker Agreement. Industrial action could take place at any time during the day or night therefore applicants need to be prepared to work both day shifts and night shifts however there will be notice given prior to any planned requirement to work.

Eligibility To be eligible to apply for the role of Emergency Resilience Fire Appliance

Driver must: - Be eligible to work in the United Kingdom. - Have a Category C driving licence. - Be available to attend the relevant familiarisation training. - Be able to follow instructions and work as part of a team
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