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Watch Manager A

Vacancy Details

Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Vacancy Group: Uniformed
Closing Date: 17/09/2017
Date Posted: 15/08/2017
Reference: WMA0717




Salary: Watch Manager A £34,502 + 10% Retained

Merseyside Fire & Rescue Service (MFRS) are now inviting applications from substantive Crew Managers / Watch Managers for the role of Watch Manager A with positions available at a number of stations in Merseyside.

MFRS is an excellent forward thinking Authority which is looking for high performing, motivated and talented individuals to contribute to the Service Mission “Safer Stronger Communities – Safe Effective Firefighters”.  

Positions are currently available on the Services whole-time day crewed system.

The normal hours of work on the day crewing duty system will be 48 hour day crewing (4 x 12 hour days) with 48 hours retained over 8 days (to run concurrently).  The retained cover allows for resilience and is based on a 30 minute response into station to ensure operational availability is maintained.

You will satisfy the essential criteria for the Watch Manager role (set out in the Person Specification) and will currently be operating in one of the below roles.
  •    Substantive Watch Manager
  •     Temporary Watch Manager
  •     Substantive Crew Manager
Successful candidates will be required to reside within the boundaries of Merseyside.

Interested candidates that meet the above criteria should complete an application form prior to the closing date of Midnight, Sunday 17th September 2017.  Applicants who are shortlisted will be invited to participate in a 2 day assessment event, which will consist of a command assessment, fitness and swim test, presentation and interview.

The assessment stage is scheduled for early October 2017.

Supporting documents are available below.
For further information regarding the vacancy please contact John Price 0151 296 4323 / 07738 604 929 / or Lynn Hughes on 0151 296 4781 /


Contact 1
Contact Name: Sara Williams
Telephone: 0151 296 4000
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