COVID-19

Emergency Fire Fighter

Full Time

Securitas Security Services

Emergency Fire Fighter Gloucester

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Securitas has a unique and extremely important opportunity for you to support the Fire Services across the UK. This is a contract/deployment opportunity that you can carry out alongside your usual full-time job.

Securitas provides contingency fire crews in the event of, a catastrophic incident, pandemic, industrial action or other event that could reduce normal fire service capability.

All training is conducted at the Fire Service College in Moreton-in-Marsh with meals and accommodation provided. Initial training will be 12 consecutive days followed by annual seven-day refresher training.

All training will be paid at a competitive training rate and during any deployment you will be paid at a higher rate. (This can be discussed further at interview)

Before applying for this role please ensure your current employer has the availability to allow you to attend the 12-day training and annual refresher training.

You will have permission from your current employer to be released to attend deployment with a minimum six days’ notice.

You are a UK resident.

Securitas has the following interesting and unique roles available for Emergency Fire Crew (EFC):

Crew Supervisor Individuals will lead fire and rescue crews who staff fire appliances and attend emergency incidents in a supervisory role.

Fire and Rescue Crew Individuals will staff fire appliances and attend emergency incidents.

Driver/Pump Operator Individuals will drive fire appliances/operate pumps and will be given suitable Blue Light Training. Applicants for this role will need to hold a current LGV licence and have undertaken over 200 hours LGV driving.

As Emergency Fire Crew you will: 

  • Ensure competencies through continued professional development on an annual basis to remain deployable
  • Where applicable, wear breathing apparatus
  • Wear and maintain personal protective equipment, taking note of any corrective actions in line with company
  • Deal sensitively with people in difficult, trying and ambiguous situations
  • Travel and be away from home for prolonged periods
  • Be prepared to move and deploy at short notice any time day or night
  • Able to work in a team and as an individual using common sense, initiative and to carry out duties that would normally be conducted by regular firefighters.
  • Promoting a professional image of Securitas.

Essential Skills

  • Provide the right to work in the UK and ID.
  • Be able to work as an individual & as part of a team
  • Clean-shaven due to being able to wear a face respirator when required
  • Ability to retain & maintain a comprehensive & up-to-date knowledge of Security & Fire Safety systems & procedures
  • Personnel must have the physical ability to carry out the firefighter’s role, including adequate stamina and strength. In particular:

MOVEMENT:

  • Be able to run, jog, walk. Climb stairs and ladders, jump.
  • Be able to crawl along a surface through confined and restricted spaces
  • Be able to dig and hammer

STRENGTH:

  • Be able to lift heavy objects and equipment
  • Be able to push/pull weights, objects and equipment

ENVIRONMENT:

  • Be able to work in with hot and cold temperatures. In dust, smoke and high humidity and be able to work in water
  • Be able to work in overcrowded, open and enclosed spaces including cable entanglement
  • Be able to work at height up to 13.5 metres
  • Be able to work in partial or total darkness
  • VISION – Be able to distinguish between colours
  • HEARING – Be able to distinguish between different sounds
  • SMELL – Be able to detect different smells

 

About Company

Securitas Benefits: 

  • Paid holiday, company pension and life assurance scheme 
  • Discounted gym membership 
  • Wellness advice and support 
  • Cycle to Work Scheme  
  • Car lease and new car purchasing schemes 
  • Employee discounts and cashback savings across hundreds of your favourite high street brands, online shopping, holidays, and days out.   
  • City & Guilds accredited training program for professional and personal development
  • Support to gain your SIA license 

Our values are the foundation of our operations, and the corporate culture is built on these values that help to shape a long-term, financially successful enterprise by creating value for customers, employees, and shareholders. They are summarised in three words: IntegrityVigilance, and Helpfulness

If you want to know more about why Securitas is the world’s leading security group, and our continuing work in the diversity & inclusion space, simply visit: www.securitas.uk.com/en-GB/ 

Join the Securitas Team today!

Essential Requirements

  • Provide the right to work in the UK and ID.
  • Be able to work as an individual & as part of a team
  • Clean-shaven due to being able to wear a face respirator when required
  • Ability to retain & maintain a comprehensive & up-to-date knowledge of Security & Fire Safety systems & procedures
  • Personnel must have the physical ability to carry out the firefighter’s role, including adequate stamina and strength. In particular:

MOVEMENT:

  • Be able to run, jog, walk. Climb stairs and ladders, jump.
  • Be able to crawl along a surface through confined and restricted spaces
  • Be able to dig and hammer

STRENGTH:

  • Be able to lift heavy objects and equipment
  • Be able to push/pull weights, objects and equipment

ENVIRONMENT:

  • Be able to work in with hot and cold temperatures. In dust, smoke and high humidity and be able to work in water
  • Be able to work in overcrowded, open and enclosed spaces including cable entanglement
  • Be able to work at height up to 13.5 metres
  • Be able to work in partial or total darkness
  • VISION – Be able to distinguish between colours
  • HEARING – Be able to distinguish between different sounds
  • SMELL – Be able to detect different smells

 

COVID-19 Emergency Fire Fighter Gloucester

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