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MARINE RESCUE UNIT CREW MEMBERS (IN DEVELOPMENT)

Vacancy Details


Summary
Location: Marine Rescue Unit
Region: Liverpool
Job Type: Permanent Full Time
Vacancy Group: Non-Uniformed
Closing Date: 07/22/2019
Date Posted: 07/09/2019
Reference: MARINE19

Description

Marine Rescue Unit Crew Members (Development)

Marine Rescue Unit

Operational Preparedness Directorate

Pier Head, Liverpool

Main Job Summary

To provide rescue boat crew duties including: - helming and manoeuvring and deploying rescue boats. Safety and support operations. Educating and informing the community to improve water awareness. Saving and rescuing endangered life. Resolving operational incidents. Protecting the environment from hazardous materials. Supporting pre-planned events as part of safety and contingency arrangements.

Contracts

Permanent and fixed term contracts are available

Salary

Remuneration is the basic sum of £21,339 per annum (crew member in development) plus ‘sleeping-in’ allowances, detailed as below:

* Crew Members in development receive £35.37 per night shift worked.

* Crew Members will be paid an additional 1 hours pay at flat rate for each period of £9.55 'sleeping-in’ duty.

* Any continuous period of response activity up to 1 hour during the ‘sleeping-in’ period will attract 1 hours pay at flat rate. Any subsequent part of an hour will attract a full hours pay at flat rate.

Hours

Crew Members are required to complete on average a total of 182.5 x 24 hours duty periods per annum, inclusive of annual leave and other approved abstractions.

 Under the duty system each 24 hours period 0800 – 0800 will consist of two linked elements:

 1 x 12 hour day element (core response period)

 1 x 12 hour night ‘sleeping-in period’ (night element)

Closing date for applications - midnight, Monday 22nd July 2019

(We reserve the right to close the vacancy prior to the published closing date depending on number of applications received)

Fitness test including bleep test and role related simulated aptitude tests in water – 12th & 13th August 2019

Interviews - 21st & 22nd August 2019

Further Information

When completing your application form please note that the supporting evidence section is the most important part of your application. When completing the supporting evidence section of the application form, please pay particular attention to the criteria listed within the person specification.

The strength of your supporting evidence will determine whether or not your application is progressed to the next stage of the selection process. Where you have examples of how you meet criteria within the person specification, please include these examples in your supporting evidence.
Make sure you write in a concise, well-organised and positive way. Do not repeat your career history, referring only to the relevant parts.

Curriculum vitae will not be used as part of the short listing process, only application forms will be considered for short listing.

PLEASE ENSURE THAT YOU DO NOT SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION UNTIL FULLY COMPLETED AS YOU CANNOT GO BACK AND AMEND.  ALWAYS SAVE AS DRAFT UNTIL YOU ARE COMPLETELY SATISFIED WITH YOUR APPLICATION.

If you require any further information or assistance, please do not hesitate to contact the Recruitment & Development Team on 0151 296 4925 or email recruitment@merseyfire.gov.uk


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