South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue
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Emergency Planning Assistant

Contract: Permanent

Salary: Grade 4 (£20,092 – £21,748)

Hours: Full Time - 37 Hours per week (Flexi Time)

Work Pattern: Mon – Fri

Location: Headquarters, 197 Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 3FG

An opportunity has arisen for an Emergency Planning Assistant to join our Resilience, Planning & Contingencies team based at our Headquarters in Sheffield with elements of agile/home-working available.

The overall purpose of the role will be to support the Resilience, Planning & Contingencies team in all aspects of Emergency Planning, Business Continuity, and Local Resilience Forum work streams. This will involve assisting in the administration and coordination of new and existing emergency/contingency plans, facilitating internal and external consultation processes, and supporting the planning of exercises.

The right candidate will be highly motivated and committed to achieving team objectives, you will hold an NVQ Level 3 (or equivalent) qualification in a relevant field and have a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office Applications.  You must have an awareness of emergency and contingency planning and possess a working knowledge of current relevant legislation such as the Civil Contingencies Act 2004.

For more information about the role contact Liz Bramley on 07824 528983.

An application form for the role can be found here or by contacting our Recruitment Team at

Closing date for applications is 1700 hours on 8 November 2021. 

Interviews will be held week commencing 22 November 2021.

All applications will be given equal consideration and we particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black or Minority Ethnic backgrounds (BME), women, those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) or are registered as disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within our workforce. SYFR also offer a guaranteed interview scheme in relation to disability and further details of this can be found on our website.

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.

This content was last updated on October 13th, 2021