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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​


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

PART-TIME COMMUNITY EDUCATION OFFICER (MATERNITY COVER)

COMMUNITY SAFETY DEPARTMENT, SWANSEA BAY AREA

GRADE 5 - £21,589 - £23,836 (pro rata, per annum)

 

A vacancy has arisen to cover maternity leave for a part-time Community Education Officer within the Community Safety Department.  The post is based within the Swansea Bay Area 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 for a 6-month period and is 24 hours per week. Please be advised that the ability to speak Welsh is essential for this role.

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 (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 04 December 2019.

This is an advert for the post of Temporary Part-Time Community Education Officer, within the Community Safety Department, for which the ability to speak Welsh is essential.

Job Description   Person Specification​  Application Form  Guidance Notes ​

 

TEMPORARY CLERICAL ASSISTANT

SERVICE HEADQUARTERS, CARMARTHEN

GRADE 2- £18,065 - £18,426 

Applications are invited from suitably experienced personnel for the temporary post of Clerical Assistant within Finance and HR Departments based at Service Headquarters, Carmarthen. The post is 37 hours per week (Monday - Friday) and will be for an initial period of 12 months. 

The successful applicant will undertake the document management project and provide clerical support to the Finance and HR Departments. 

For further information regarding this post, please contact Accountancy & Systems Manager, Justine Harries on 01267 226877 or HR Manager, Karen Fairhurst on 01267 226837. 

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 must be returned to the Human Resources Department (humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk), by no later than 1630 hours on 10 December 2019.  

Job Description   Person Specification​​  Application Form  Guidance Notes ​

 

TEMPORARY ESTATES CAPITAL PROJECTS MANAGER

ESTATES DEPARTMENT

SERVICE HEADQUARTERS, CARMARTHEN

GRADE 10 - £34,788 - £36,876

Applications are invited for a suitably experienced and/or qualified candidate for the temporary post of Estates Capital Projects Manager. It is essential that applicants hold a relevant degree (Project Management, Estates, Building Surveying or similar). The post is 37 hours per week (Monday-Friday) and is for an initial period of two years.

The successful individual will be responsible for the development and delivery of capital projects from establishing the initial brief with the “internal” client through the construction phase to practical completion and final account stage.

The role also involves assisting in developing a quality approach to design and enhancement of the environment for staff, visitors and general public.

A job description and person specification are attached and for further information regarding this post, please contact Head of Estates, Huw Davies on 01267 242690 (hm.davies@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.

Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resources Department (humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk), by no later than 1630 hours on 20 December 2019.  

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