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Hydrant Inspector (2 Posts)

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Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service, Ripley Fire Station
Salary details
£22,369 - £24,054 per annum
Job term
Full Time
Appointment type
Fixed Term - Due to funding for a period of 12 months
37 hours per week
Closing Date
14 April 2023
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An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Technical Support Services Unit for two Hydrant Inspectors. 

You will perform regular inspections, testing, fault finding, maintenance and basic repairs of fire hydrants within Derbyshire. Ensuring the highest level of availability of emergency firefighting water supplies are readily available, in line with our statutory responsibilities in accordance with the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004. You will also maintain critical firefighting equipment for operational fire crews.  

In order to undertake inspections within public highways you must have, or be willing to undertake, NRSWA: Sign Lighting and Guarding qualification. 

There will be a requirement for travel across the county for which a pool car will be provided. 

The normal working week is 37 hours however you may occasionally need to work beyond normal office hours. 

In return we offer;

  • Flexible working hours
  • Family friendly policies
  • Free car parking
  • Health & wellbeing services, including free access to gyms at Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service locations
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Employee support networks
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme 

We are committed to equality and fairness at work.  Applications are encouraged from all diverse communities. 

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults, Children and Young People.  All staff are expected to share this commitment. 

Police security vetting procedures at the appropriate level will be requested for the successful applicant. Please note that, due to the nature of security checks undertaken, applicants must have 3 years continuous residency in the UK up to the date of the application and Home Office approval for indefinite leave to remain within the UK. 

Please do not apply through the Derbyshire County Council website.

To apply please visit: https://www.jobtrain.co.uk/derbyshirefire/Job/JobDetail?JobId=693  

For an informal chat regarding the role please contact the recruiting manager Mark Hanwell on mhanwell@derbys-fire.gov.uk  or 07775584784.  

If you have a disability and need assistance completing the application form, please contact the Service Centre on 01773 305441.

Provisional Interview Date: Week commencing 8 May 2023.

Please be aware that Derbyshire County Council is placing this advert on behalf of this organisation and you should refer directly to its website for details of the terms and conditions attached to this post. Any queries regarding this advert or the recruitment process should be made directly to the organisation.