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Emergency Fire Crew

£12.60 to £24.00 Per Hour
Job Type
1 Sep 2022
Do you have what it takes to be part of the Emergency Fire Crew with Securitas? We are looking for people all around the U.K! Securitas has unique and extremely important contracts with Fire Services across the UK. We provide 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 6 day refresher training. All training will be paid at a competitive training rate and during deployment you will be paid at a higher rate. Whilst on deployment there may be instances where there are requirements to work in potentially dangerous environments including but not limited to work at height, confined spaces including partial or total darkness, working outdoors, however this is where your training supports you. This a place where you can come to develop a career, with access to training and the ability to gain qualifications,, you can grow in confidence and take on more responsibility. Our people are empowered and are not micro-managed We trust people to do a good job and make a difference every day. And we recognise our employee's efforts and achievements through our 'you make a difference awards' and quarterly 'community award' schemes. Securitas has the following interesting and unique roles available for Emergency Fire Crew (EFC): Crew Supervisor Individuals will be required to lead fire and rescue crews who staff fire appliances & attend emergency incidents in a supervisory role, Candidates will be required to be of a good level of physical fitness, have a proven track record in decision making, leadership skills, problem solving in stressful environments, Dynamic risk assessment and strategic thinking. Candidates will also be able to demonstrate the ability to instil pride and discipline as well as being able to inspire crew members in difficult and challenging circumstances Fire & Rescue Crew Individuals will be required to staff fire appliances & attend emergency incidents, Candidates will be required to be of a good level of physical fitness, have the ability to problem solve, work in stressful environments, possess good manual dexterity, remain focused, possess numerical reasoning/written skills, be able to assimilate information quickly and follow instructions concisely. This will be assessed during the recruitment process. Initial Training Candidates will need to attend a 12 day initial training course delivered by the award-winning leader in fire and emergency response training at one of the world's largest operational fire and rescue training facilities. Sessions will be delivered by professional tutors that have technical expertise in their chosen fields. This intense training course will test you mentally and physically and push you to your limits, you will need to approach this with full commitment and determination to reach the required criteria. Securitas management and course staff will be by your side at all times to support and mentor you through the training to help you pass out as a competent contingency firefighter. Essential Skills To work with us you will need to be confident, articulate and communicate well both verbally and in written language, You also must live and have right to work in the UK. You should be prepared to work away from home and be able to deal with life threatening situations calmly and professionally. During the training you will be required to step outside of your comfort zone and with the appropriate training will need to be comfortable with the following: Working at height Confined spaces Participate in live fire scenarios Use of breathing apparatus Utilising heavy hydraulic cutting equipment Training through adverse weather conditions Long days with a mixture of physical and theoretical training inputAbout 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 and many more!Integrity, Vigilance, and Helpfulness are the core values that Securitas is built on to shape a long-term, financially successful enterprise for our customers, employees, and shareholders. With roots dating back to 1934, Securitas is one of the largest security service organisations in the world. We are a company that offer career progression and development, providing access to training and the ability to gain professionally recognised qualifications. Securitas is an all-inclusive employer, and we encourage individuality within our company. 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, please visit our website
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  • Job Reference: 701346365-2
  • Date Posted: 1 September 2022
  • Recruiter: Securitas
  • Location: Manchester
  • Salary: £12.60 to £24.00 Per Hour
  • Job Type: Permanent