The Royal British Legion



Lead Fire Safety Inspecting Officer

Job Category:  Public Sector
Salary Range: £27,668
Location: Yorkshire and The Humber - Sheffield
Job Type: Permanent

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

Job Description

An opportunity has arisen within our Business Fire Safety Team for Lead Fire Safety Inspecting Officers, based at one of the Fire Safety District Offices. (Final base location decided after the successfull induction period).

The overall purpose of the role is to be responsible in assisting District Managers in the management of Fire Safety Inspecting Officers workloads, checking correspondence, preparation and serving of enforcement notices, leading in complex audits/investigations and in formulating technical fire safety solutions.

To be considered for this role applicants will be required to have a working knowledge of the role Business Fire Safety Inspecting Officers in the business community together with a working knowledge of Fire Safety procedures and management systems. Applicants must understand the methodology required to provide a quality service. Accredited advanced Fire Safety Courses are required to have been completed by candidates.

Applicants must have proven experience in aspects of administration and/or technical/enforcement work in a Fire Safety environment, be able to work in accordance within current legislative parameters and understand risk management.. Applicants must have excellent written and communication skills with the ability to plan and prioritise workloads. All applicants must have a current driving licence.

The key duties will include the support and management of Inspecting Officers in all aspects of the role.

For more information about the role contact Business Fire Safety Central Support on 0114 2532915.

An application form for the role can be found here or if you require a hard copy you can contact our Recruitment Team at or on 0114 253 2811.

Closing date for applications is 1700 hours on 16 June 17

Interviews will be held on week commencing 17 July 17

Applications from job share candidates will be considered and all applications will be given equal consideration.

Please note the appointment is subject to successful pre employment screening i.e. asylum and immigration check, references, medical screening, substance misuse testing and Disclosure Scotland Criminal Records Check or Enhanced DBS check (formerly CRB) if applicable.

If you require any of our recruitment documents in larger print please contact our recruitment team as above.

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