Current Vacancies

We're currently recruiting for the following roles. For more information and to apply, click on the title.

 

On-call Firefighters

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Do you live within 10 minutes of your local Fire Station? We currently have on-call firefighter vacancies in the following Fire Stations.

Carmarthenshire

  • Carmarthen
  • Kidwelly
  • Llandeilo
  • Llandovery 
  • Llandysul 
  • Llanelli 
  • Newcastle Emlyn
  • Pontyates
  • Whitland

Ceredigion

  • Aberaeron
  • Aberystwyth
  • Borth
  • Cardigan
  • Lampeter
  • New Quay
  • Tregaron



Neath Port Talbot

  • Amman Valley
  • Cymmer
  • Port Talbot
  • Seven Sisters

Pembrokeshire

  • Caldey Island
  • Crymych
  • Haverfordwest
  • Milford Haven
  • Narberth
  • Pembroke Dock
  • St Davids

Powys

  • Brecon
  • Crickhowell
  • Hay on Wye
  • Knighton
  • Llandrindod
  • Llanfair Caereinion
  • Llanidloes
  • Llanwrtyd Wells
  • Machynlleth
  • Montgomery
  • Newtown
  • Presteigne
  • Rhayader
  • Talgarth
  • Welshpool

Swansea Command

  • Pontarddulais
  • Reynoldston

Do you have what it takes?

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For further information please visit the On-call recruitment pages.

Ready to apply

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Please complete our online expression of interest form today.

 

Request to return to employment (On-call only) 

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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 complete our Return to Service form or contact the Recruitment team for more information on 01267 226832 or email humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk​

Support Staff

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Temporary HR Advisor
HR Department, Service Headquarters, Carmarthen
GRADE 7 - £27,741 - £29,577

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications from individuals for the role of temporary HR Advisor within the Human Resources based at Service Headquarters, Carmarthen. The role will support the department for a period of maternity cover and will be for 12 months from commencement.

The Role

The successful candidate will build strong professional relationships with stakeholders, providing solutions, advice and guidance on issues related to Human Resource, including absence and performance management, recruitment, succession planning and all other HR related matters, in a timely manner.

The post holder will work to foster a ‘one team’ culture within the HR department, working proactively with HR Managers and providing support and guidance for members of the HR Support Team and the Department’s referenced officers on HR related matters.

This is a full-time post working 37 hours per week with flexible hours in line with the Service’s flexi-time scheme.

Enquiries
For further information regarding this post, please contact HR Manager, Steve Rees at S.Rees@mawwfire.gov.uk

Applying for the role
To apply for the role, please complete the application form available below, with reference to the criteria set on the Job Description and Person Specification.

Completed forms should be returned by email to humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk.

Mid & West Wales Fire & Rescue Service is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check and satisfactory references.

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.


Closing Date
16:30 on 29 July 2021

Application Forms and Further Information

Application Form (PDF, 882Kb)
Job Description (.docx, 125Kb)
Personal Specification (.docx, 1.4Mb)
Application Guidance (PDF, 1.2Mb)

ICT Network Administrator
ICT Department
GRADE 8 - £30,451 - £32,234 per annum

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced ICT Network Administrator to join their ICT  Business Systems Team based at Service Headquarters, Carmarthen. This is a new fulltime post working 37 hours per week Monday- Friday.

The Role
We are looking for someone who has a minimum of  3 years  practical experience delivering networking solutions across multi-site organisations. You will have a great understanding of network security which will underpin all the work that you do and all the recommendations that you make. You will be responsible for upgrading, maintaining and making sound recommendations for the whole Service architecture – from local LANs, private WANs, inter-organisational VPNs and the connections out to the public internet.

What we're looking for
The remit for this role includes switches, routers, firewalls, load balancers, access points, SIP and VOIP related hardware and similar equipment. You should be experienced in setting up, configuring and troubleshooting all aspect of TCP/IP and lower protocols – including DHCP, DNS,, VLANs, routing protocols, QoS, Layer 2 and Layer 3 switching, VPNs, RADIUS and WiFi (SSIDs, WPA2 and WPA-Enterprise etc), virtual networking in Azure and Hyper-V and great firewall knowledge – NAT, PAT, Policies, rules  bandwidth management site-to-site as well as personal VPNs. An ability to configure the networking for VOIP and SIP phone systems will be required as well as a good knowledge of inter-site connectivity, preferably via the Welsh PSBA provision.

Although you are required to have an in-depth knowledge of Cisco products, our network utilises a range of manufacturer’s devices so your skillset should be adaptable to a number of different networking products In addition, ethernet, fibre, SFPs, wall sockets, patch panel knowledge and well-dressed cabling and creating resilient networks are expected.

You will be working closely with the System Administrator to provide a secure and well-maintained systems and network, which is continuously well documented, and be knowledgeable where the skills overlap as well as being familiar enough with Windows Server systems to provide resilience and support in that area.

Troubleshooting will form a key part of this role and using packet-sniffing, understanding frame sizes, routing tables, WiFi issues, SNMP and MIBs should all be second nature.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service pride themselves on their innovative approach to solving problems and utilising technology to enhance the way the employees can achieve results. With a mix of cutting edge and legacy technologies currently in place we are looking to utilise ICT to phase out andretire older systems, introduce new systems fit for the modern workplace and streamline working processes with automated tools.

ICT within the Service is currently undergoing rapid change with some interesting projects being rolled out over the coming years. Some of these projects will create major positive change within the organisation and ICT will be at the heart of them, so it is a great opportunity for someone passionate and enthusiastic about ICT and who has a great work ethic.

The Service
The Mid and West Wales Service area covers 12,000km of Wales. With 58 stations from Caldey Island in the South West of Wales up to Llanfyllin in the North East of Wales. Delivering ICT to these areas may require some extensive travel and stays away from home for periods of time during the working week. A full driving licence is therefore essential as well as having your own vehicle (although pool cars are available for most travel).

You will be rewarded with a  varied and challenging role, great benefits including the possibility of  quick progression through to the top of the pay grade, generous leave allowance as well as bank holidays, a highly desirable pension scheme, national discount scheme. Most of all you would be working for a well-respected organisation that is an Investors In People Platinum  award holder, a great team – both in ICT and the wider organisation, and the knowledge that the work you do will help save lives and help communities across Wales.

Enquiries
For further information regarding this post, Head of ICT, Dafydd Lawrence on 01267 226855 or email d.lawrence@mawwfire.gov.uk

Applying for the role
Completed applications should be sent by email to humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk

Closing Date
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Application Forms and Further Information
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. 

Application Form (PDF, 882Kb)
Job Description (.docx, 250Kb)
Personal Specification (.docx, 250Kb)
Application Guidance (PDF, 1.2Mb)

Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resources by email to humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk, or to HR Department, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Service Headquarters, Lime Grove Avenue, Carmarthen, SA31 1SP.

ICT Project Manager
ICT Department
GRADE 8 - £30,451 - £32,234 per annum

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced ICT Project Manager to join the ICT Department, based at Service Headquarters, Carmarthen. This is a full-time role working 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday)

The role
This is a new and exciting full-time, role working in the restructured ICT Department, leading the ICT Solutions Team tasked with providing business driven ICT solutions across our Service ranging from the 999 control centre to fire stations and commands and Fire Service Headquarters.

What we're looking for
This role requires utilising different project management methodologies as appropriate to each project, great people management skills, good technical understanding of ICT concepts and the ability to detail technical ideas in an easy to understand way. You will also need the ability to evaluate project requirements, estimate resources and timelines, provide constant analysis and reporting of the project milestones and ensure end-to-end delivery of the project or solution. In this role you will gather information from various stakeholders, evaluate priorities and risks, create technical analysis, test potential and final solutions (creating clear evaluation and testing plans) and ensure the team is working efficiently and to their strengths. This is very much a hands-on role and you  will be heavily involved in all aspects of the project from initiation to testing and delivery. There will be multiple projects of various sizes running concurrently, all of which need to be carefully managed.

As a manager of a 5-person team, you will need to demonstrate sound line-management and leadership skills to ensure that the team work efficiently and effectively and resources are carefully managed. You will also need to have great interpersonal skills,capable of working effectively alongside the managers of the other ICT teams, communicating well with other departments and external suppliers of products and services.

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service pride themselves on their innovative approach to solving problems and utilising technology to enhance the way the employees can achieve results. With a mix of cutting edge and legacy technologies currently in place we have created a new ICT solutions team which will be looking to utilise ICT to phase out and retire older systems, introduce new systems fit for the modern workplace and streamline working processes with automated tools.

ICT within the Service is currently undergoing rapid change with some interesting projects being rolled out over the coming years. Some of these projects will create major positive change within the organisation and ICT will be at the heart of them, so it is a great opportunity for someone passionate and enthusiastic about ICTand the potential to drive organisational change and development  

The Service
The Mid and West Wales service area covers 12,000km of Wales. With 58 stations from Caldey Island in the South West of Wales up to Llanfyllin in the North East of Wales. Delivering ICT to these areas may require some extensive travel and stays away from home for periods of time during the working week. A full driving licence is therefore essential as well as having your own vehicle (although pool cars are available for most travel).

You will be rewarded with an exciting and challenging, great benefits including the possibility of quick progression through the pay grade, generous leave allowance as well as bank holidays, a highly desirable pension scheme, national discount scheme. Most of all you would be working for a well-respected organisation that is an Investors In People Platinum award holder, a great team – both in ICT and the wider organisation, and the knowledge that the work you do will help save lives and help communities across Wales.

Enquiries
For further information regarding this post, Head of ICT, Dafydd Lawrence on 01267 226855 or email d.lawrence@mawwfire.gov.uk

Applying for the role
Completed applications should be sent by email to humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk

Closing Date
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Application Forms and Further Information
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. 

Application Form (PDF, 882Kb)
Job Description (.docx, 250Kb)
Personal Specification (.docx 250Kb) 
Application Guidance (PDF, 1.2Mb)

Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resources by email to humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk, or to HR Department, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Service Headquarters, Lime Grove Avenue, Carmarthen, SA31 1SP.

Purchasing Assistant
Fleet, Engineering and Logistics Department – currently based at Earlswood, soon to relocate to Dafen, Llanelli
Grade 3 - £19,698 - £20,493

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications for the role of Purchasing Assistant within the Fleet, Engineering and Logistics Department, currently based at Earlswood, Jersey Marine, however soon to relocate to a new site at Dafen, Llanelli.

The role
The successful individual will provide effective and secure operation of Central Stores & Transport Stores to ensure adequate supplies and disposal facility for the organisation. The role involves occasional provision of logistics service, making deliveries to stations and departments within the service area, as and when required.

This is a Full-time post working 37 hours per week (Monday – Friday), with flexible hours in line with the Service’s flexi-time scheme.

Enquiries
For further information regarding this please contact Equipment and Logistics Manager, Andrew Davies by email to aj.davies@mawwfire.gov.uk or on 07825588960.

Applying for the role
Please complete the application form available via the link, with reference to the criteria set on out the Job Description and Person Specification.

Completed forms should be returned by email to humanresources@mawwfire.gov.uk.

Please enclose copies of your qualifications with the application.

Mid & West Wales Fire & Rescue Service is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. The successful candidate will be subject to a DBS check and satisfactory references.

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.

Closing Date
03 August 2021

Application Forms and Further Information
Application Form (PDF, 882Kb)
Job Description (.docx, 125Kb)
Personal Specification (.docx, 1.4Mb)
Application Guidance (PDF, 1.2Mb)