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Fire Safety Inspecting Officer

Job Category:  Public Sector
Salary Range: £23,398
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 Fire Safety Inspecting Officers, based at either Barnsley, Sheffield or Doncaster (Final base location confirmed after the successful completion of the probationary period).

The overall purpose of the role will be work in a closely knit team to audit or inspect all non-domestic premises and enforce the regulations of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005, The Explosives Regulations 2014 and the Petroleum (Consolidation) Regulations 2014.

To be considered for this role you will require to have a basic knowledge of the role the Fire Service has in enforcement within the business community and the importance of providing a quality service.

Applicants must have proven experience in aspects of administration and/or technical/enforcement work, be able to work in accordance within current legislative parameters and where possible have public sector experience. Applicants must have excellent written and communication skills with the ability to plan and prioritise workloads. Applicants must have a current driving licence.

The key duties will include the audit and inspection of business premises in South Yorkshire where such activity may end with a business being prosecuted in a court of law. Full training will be provided to successful candidates.

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 recruitment@syfire.gov.uk or on 0114 253 2811.

Closing date for applications is 1700 hours on 16 June 17

Interviews will be held on week commencing 24 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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