Equipment Team Support Officer


Contract: Fixed Term (12 Months)

Salary: Grade 3 (£18,795 - £19,171)


Hours: Full Time - 37 hours per week

Work Pattern: Flexi Time


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


To work as part of the equipment management team to maintain, monitor, improve and implement necessary action to ensure continuity of an effective emergency response service.

The essential function of the role is to ensure that relationships are maintained with suppliers of technical services and manufacturers of equipment and services required for service delivery.

Key elements of the role are to provide advice and support on projects and on aspects of operational equipment within Technical Services to other members of the team and to other appropriate members of staff/employees. To respond to emails on behalf of the Technical Services Manager in relation to equipment defects, maintenance and other such queries.

To be considered for this role you will need to hold the IOSH qualification and have an understanding of Health Safety / Risk Assessments in relation to work equipment

You must possess the ability to identify and implement recommendations arising from the Asset Tracking system and process data, ensuring compliance with organisational policies and procedures (i.e. data protection).. To make the necessary arrangements for either the repair, replacement, maintenance or purchase of operational equipment to ensure frontline Firefighting appliances are fully equipped.

The key duties will include; the review of procedures and policies and making recommendations where appropriate for other members of Technical Services. To provide and maintain the Equipment Manuals and Risk Assessments relating to Operational Fire Service Equipment, including reviewing associated Risk Assessments and amending where necessary.

For more information about the role contact Matthew Marucci on 0114 253 2250 or mmarucci@syfire.gov.uk.

An application form for the role can be found here. 

A job description can be found here.

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Wednesday 22 May 2019

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.

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This content was last updated on May 16th, 2019