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On-call Firefighter Vacancies

We currently have on-call firefighter vacancies across all of our Fire Stations with the exception of:

Carmarthenshire Command
Ammanford Fire Station
Llandovery Fire Station
Llanelli Fire Station

Ceredigion Command
Aberystwyth Fire Station

Pembrokeshire Command
Milford Haven Fire Station
Pembroke Dock Fire Station
Tenby Fire Station
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Powys Command
Llanfyllin Fire Station
Machynlleth Fire Station

Swansea Command
​Gorseinon Fire Station
Pontardulais Fire Station

For further information please contact your local station​, or the recruitment team on 01267 226832​ or personnel@mawwfire.gov.uk​​​.

REQUEST TO RETURN TO EMPLOYMENT (ON-CALL ONLY) 

The option of “returning to employment” can be offered when an employee has voluntarily terminated their On Call Contract with MAWWFRS and requests a return to employment within four years of their last recorded day of duty.

This facility is only available to employees looking to return to the role of a firefighter. Although personnel who had previously held the role of a Crew or Watch Manager are eligible to apply, their return can only be to the role of a firefighter.

Please contact the Recruitment team for more information on 01267 226832 or email personnel@mawwfire.gov.uk​​​.


WHOLTIME OPERATIONAL TRANSFERS
FLEXIBLE DAY CREWING STATIONS
MID AND WEST WALES FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE

Please be advised that Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications from individuals who may wish to transfer into the Service within the role of Firefighter and Crew Manager at the following Flexible Day Crewing System (FDCS) Stations:

Pontardawe

Carmarthen

Ammanford

Milford Haven

Pembroke Dock

Haverfordwest

Aberystwyth. 

The Service is inviting applications from:

Current Wholetime Operational Competent Firefighters 

Current Substantive Wholetime Operational Crew Managers*

*Individuals who have successfully completed the relevant ADC assessments are eligible to apply

The FDCS operates on the principle that during daytime hours the station is crewed on a wholetime basis; at night stations are crewed by a combination of the Wholetime Duty System (WTDS) personnel that worked during the day and On Call personnel who are purely conditioned to that duty system. Please be advised that the Salary Allowance associated with this Shift System is 7.5%.

Due to the contractual obligation to provide On-Call cover, there is a requirement for individuals to reside locally to the Station. Please be advised that the location will need to be approved by the Service. 

Individuals should submit an application form and expressions of interest pro-forma for the relevant rank, please see attached in this regard. Please also enclose copies of your qualifications with the application.

For further information regarding the transfers please contact Head of Service Response, Steve Rowlands on s.rowlands@mawwfire.gov.uk.

Please be advised that applications are welcome in Welsh, and any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Application forms together with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae and expressions of interest pro-forma should be sent to the Human Resources Department (humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk), by no later than 1630 hours on 21 October 2019

Pro-Forma     Application Form    Guidance Notes ​​

WHOLTIME OPERATIONAL TRANSFERS
MID AND WEST WALES FIRE AND RESCUE SERVICE
STATION MANAGER A
BUSINESS FIRE SAFETY DEPARTMENT
SERVICE HEADQUARTERS, CARMARTHEN

Please be advised that Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications from individuals who may wish to transfer into the role of Station Manager A within the Business Fire Safety Department.

The Service asking individuals to apply as follows: -

Current Wholetime Station Manager A’s who wish to transfer

Competent Wholetime Watch Managers seeking promotion  

Individuals should submit an application form evidencing their suitability for the role against the person specification. 

Please be advised that the successful candidate must have successfully completed the SFJ Level 4 Diploma in Fire Safety. Please enclose copies of your qualifications with the application. 

Applications are invited from Wholetime personnel who are seeking promotion that have successfully completed the Middle Manager ADC and ICS assessment and/or previously been deemed competent in the role of Station Manager.  

For further information regarding the transfers please contact Head of Business Fire Safety, Dai Hancock on d.hancock@mawwfire.gov.uk. 

Please be advised that applications are welcome in Welsh, and any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English. 

Application forms (Evidencing against the person specification) for this vacancy should be submitted to Human Resources Department (humanrecourse@mawwfire.gov.uk) by no later than 1630 on 04 November 2019.

Job Description   Person Specification​   Application Form  Guidance Notes 


The SIFT​ stage for the Recruitment Process for Wholetime Firefighters is now closed.

If you are a candidate within the process:-

If you have registered for this process and completed both Online tests, results will be sent by e-mail after 14:00 hrs on Tuesday, 24 September 2019.  Results will not be given via telephone. If you have not received your results by 12:00 hrs on Wednesday, 25 September 2019, please contact us using the following e-mail address:- recruitment@mawwfire.gov.uk

If you have been successful, you will advance through the Recruitment Process.

Any URGENT queries at this stage can be directed to recruitment@mawwfire.gov.uk.

We are not able to accept correspondence via any other means at this stage.

If you have not applied but are interested in future campaigns:-

If you are interested in becoming a Wholetime Duty System Firefighter and have not already registered, you are unable to do so at this time and will need to wait until future processes to apply.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will I get my results?
Results will be by sent by e-mail after 14:00 hrs on Tuesday, 24 September 2019. 

What is the next stage?
Stage 2 consists of Ability Tests. Details are available via the Candidate Information Pack (LINK).

What if I have special requirements?
You need to contact recruitment@mawwfire.gov.uk immediately to identify any special requirements that you may have.  This will enable us to make the necessary arrangements on your behalf. 

Where can I find out more about the Tests?
Please refer to the Candidate Information Booklet​.

What is the timetable for the remaining stages?
Please see the proposed timetable of activities below for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service:-

Ability Tests

09 – 15 October 2019

Physical And Practical Assessments

w/c 18 November 2019

Selection

w/c 25 November 2019

w/c 02 December 2019

w/c 09 December 2019


What if I can’t make my test slot?
Due to the numbers involved within the process, it may not be possible to accommodate you at an alternative time.

Please note that these dates are subject to change in accordance with the number of candidates involved within the process.

As part of our obligations under data protection legislation, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are required to publish information in relation to the personal information we collect and how it is be used.

You can find out more about how we use personal data as part of this recruitment process here.​

​​Service Control V​acancies

Support Staff Vacancies

​​TEMPORARY HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE – PROJECT MANAGER

CORPORATE RISK DEPARTMENT
SERVICE HEADQUARTERS, CARMARTHEN
GRADE 8 - £29,636 - £32,371

A temporary vacancy has arisen within the Corporate Risk Department as a Health Safety & Wellbeing Project Manager, based at Service Headquarters, Carmarthen. This post is 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday) and is until 31 March 2021.

The successful individual will assist the Service in complying with all legislation, regulatory requirements and best practice relating to workplace health, safety and welfare.

The role also involves providing competent advice and guidance to all Managers and Employees within the Service on health, safety and welfare matters.

If you require further information regarding the post, please contact the Head of Corporate Risk, Alex Roberts on 01267 226826. 

Please be advised that applications are welcome in Welsh, and any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Please see the attached person specification and job description. 

Completed application forms (evidencing your suitability for the role against the person specification) must be returned to the Human Resources Department, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Service Headquarters, Lime Grove Avenue, Carmarthen, SA31 1SP (humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk), by no later than 1630 hours on 21 October 2019.   

Job Description   Person Specification   Application Form  Guidance Notes 


COMMUNITY EDUCATION OFFICER 
COMMUNITY SAFETY DEPARTMENT
POWYS
GRADE 5 - £21,589 - £23,836

A vacancy has arisen for a Community Education Officer within the Community Safety Department. The post is based within the Powys area, Newtown and Llandrindod Wells, but will also be required to provide support in other areas if required.  

The role’s main focus will be to provide safety education to schools and other establishments and the wider community.  The role will also include supporting other youth initiatives, attending safety events, the delivery of community safety talks and the undertaking of home safety visits.  

The post is 37 hours per week (Monday-Friday). The ability to speak Welsh is desirable for this post. 

Please be advised that applications are welcome in Welsh, and any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

For further information regarding this post, please contact Bethan Gill on 0370 60 60 699.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resources Department, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Service Headquarters, Lime Grove Avenue, Carmarthen, SA31 1SP (humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk), by no later than 1630 hours 14 November 2019.   

Job Description   Person Specification  Application Form  Guidance Notes