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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 humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk​

WHOLTIME OPERATIONAL


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

CATERING ASSISTANT

SERVICE HEADQUARTERS, CARMARTHEN

GRADE 2 - £18,065 - £19,171 (pro rata)

A vacancy has arisen within the Service as a Catering Assistant, based at Service Headquarters, Carmarthen. This post is 25 hours per week (Monday – Friday, 0830 - 1400).

The successful individual will provide meals and refreshments for Service Headquarters personnel. The role involves assisting with the preparations of menus and the general upkeep and cleanliness of kitchen premises.

If you require further information regarding the post, please contact Service Headquarters Cook, Ianto Howells on 01267 242 685.  Alternatively, please call the HR Service Desk on 01267 226 833.  

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 (humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk), by no later than 1630 hours on 28 January 2020.    

Job Description  Person Specification​​​  Application Form  Guidance Notes ​ ​​


HEALTH & FITNESS ADMINISTRATOR / ADVISOR

HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT

SERVICE HEADQUARTERS, CARMARTHEN

GRADE 5 - £21,589 - £23,836

The following vacancy currently exists within the Service’s Human Resources Department as part of the Health and Fitness Team.

·                     Health and Fitness Administrator/Advisor – Grade 5

Applications are invited from suitably qualified and/or experienced personnel for this post, which is based at Service Headquarters, Carmarthen. The hours are 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday) although a significant degree of flexibility will be required due to the nature of the role.

The successful candidate will be mainly responsible for the administration demands of the Service’s Health and Fitness activities and will also be required to undertake fitness assessments in line with National Standards.  The role requires the post holder to have a level 3 certificate in personal training or an equivalent qualification and ideally the individual will have the ability to communicate fluently in both Welsh and English. 

A current valid UK driving licence is essential for this role.

For further information regarding this post, please contact the Health & Fitness Co-ordinator, Steve Philpott on 01267 242638.

Please see the attached person specification and job description. 

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.

Completed application forms (evidencing your suitability for the role against the person specification) must be returned to the Human Resources Department (humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk) by no later than 1630 hours on 23 January 2020.

Job Description​   Person Specification​​​​​  Application Form  Guidance Notes ​ ​​


CRR ADMINISTRATOR

COMMUNITY RISK REDUCTION DEPARTMENT

SERVICE HEADQUARTERS, CARMARTHEN

GRADE 4 - £19,554 - £21,166

 A vacancy has arisen within the Community Risk Reduction (CRR) Department as a CRR Administrator, based at Service Headquarters, Carmarthen. This post is 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday). 

The successful individual will coordinate the administration of the NLPG and other gazetteer data and the Unwanted Fire Signal process. The post involves supporting the Homes Safety administration and will provide resilience to other roles within the department. 

If you require further information regarding the post, please contact the Head of Business Fire Safety, Dai Hancock on 01267 242640.  

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 (humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk), by no later than 1630 hours on 22 January 2020.   

Job Description​   Person Specification ​​​​  Application Form  Guidance Notes ​