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We have a great opportunity for 2 Ground Workers to join our friendly team in the Fire Service College

About the role

To ensure the efficient and effective set up of all training activities and equipment support, this to include Incident Ground, BA servicing, Appliance Bay, USAR and Non-mobile Stores as required.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Setting up all types of exercises, ignition of materials and clearing away of the resultant debris.
  • Maintain agreed standards of housekeeping and undertake minor maintenance in all relevant training venues (after relevant training and for general maintenance activities). To include, but not limited to; Cleaning of internal venue lighting. Cleaning drains, gullies and interceptorsRemoval of waste water from fire buildings
  • To clean and service Operational Support equipment (training will be provided).
  • To report all building and equipment defects and issues, aiding a quick and timely response to service requirements.
  • To service or clean all BA sets, cylinders and ancillary equipment as required. (training will be provided).
  • To recharge and inspect used cylinders, maintaining records of all test and maintenance.
  • Testing and recharging of all training fire extinguishers and maintain all necessary records.
  • General driving duties, both on and off-site,
  • Ensure that Red Fleet vehicles are equipped and all Incident Ground training aids ready for use. Tasks include but not limited to: Cleaning, drying and re-stowing as required, of all Operational Support equipment on fire appliances and Specialist vehicles.Routine minor repair, servicing and cleaning of all firefighting and rescue equipment, maintaining records of all test and maintenance carried out(training will be provided).
  • To proactively assist in managing the Operational Support areas, maintaining the building and site general cleanliness.
  • Any other duties that might be required from time to time by the Non Mobile StoresTeam Leader including supporting other Teams.
  • What we need from you:

  • Basic IT skills
  • Can do attitude
  • Full car driving license
  • A professional attitude and appearance at all times.
  • Customer First Attitude.
  • Ability to meet targets and strict deadlines.
  • About Fire Service College:

    At the Fire Service College, we’re protecting tomorrow, today. Our organisation is transforming fire and rescue training internationally, and equipping firefighters with the best possible skills and knowledge of the latest techniques. Our teams have helped the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham to train their security staff for emergency scenarios, and helped Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service to increase applications from women and ethnic minorities. Join us and discover better as you support the future of fire and rescue.

    What’s in it for you ?

  • A competitive basic salary
  • Great opportunities to progress and grow within the business
  • 23 days’ holiday (rising to 27) with the opportunity to buy extra leave
  • Free Gym membership
  • Subsidized meals onsite
  • The opportunity to take a paid day out of the office, volunteering for our charity partners or a cause of your choice
  • Company matched pension, life assurance, a cycle2work scheme, 15 weeks’ fully paid maternity, adoption and shared parental leave, paternity pay of two plenty more
  • Voluntary benefits designed to suit your lifestyle – from discounts on retail and socialising, to health & wellbeing, travel and technology
  • You’ll get the chance to follow your chosen career path anywhere in Capita. You’ll be joining a network of 55,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do just that. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.
  • What we hope you’ll do next:

    Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you.

    We’re an equal opportunity and Disability Confident employer, which means we recruit and develop people based on their merit and passion. We’re committed to providing an inclusive, barrier-free recruitment process and working environment for everyone. If you need the job description or application form in an alternative format (such as large print or audio), or if you’d like to discuss other changes or support you might need going forward, please email Iqbal at or call 07784 237318 and we’ll get back to you.  For more information about equal opportunities and process adjustments, please visit the Capita Careers website

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