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 5-10 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
  • Tumble
  • Whitland

Ceredigion

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



Neath Port Talbot

  • Cymmer
  • Glynneath
  • Port Talbot
  • Seven Sisters

Pembrokeshire

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

Powys

  • Abercrave
  • Brecon
  • Builth Wells
  • Crickhowell
  • Hay on Wye
  • Knighton
  • Llandrindod Wells
  • Llanidloes
  • Machynlleth
  • Montgomery
  • Newtown
  • Presteigne
  • Rhayader
  • Talgarth

Swansea Command

  • Pontarddulais
  • Reynoldston
  • Morriston
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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ICT Training Officer
ICT Department
GRADE 6 - £25,481- £27,041 per annum

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are looking for a suitably qualified and experienced ICT Training Officer 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
The ideal candidate is required to have good, professional experience in running ICT training courses for an audience of all levels of ICT proficiency – from total ICT beginners, to experienced ICT Department colleagues. This is very much a hands-on role which includes the responsibility for researching and producing training content for existing systems and new systems brought into the service by the ICT Department and especially the ICT solutions Team.

A key part of this role will be to produce engaging and easy to understand written guides, interactive content and video tutorials is essential, as well as being able to deliver training face-to-face and via video streams with engaging multimedia presentations.

This post is responsible for providing ICT training to all new entrants – both operational firefighters and support staff. Crucially the Service is also committed to increasing the digital literacy of all staff and this will also be part of your remit.

What we're looking for
Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service pride themselves on their innovative approach to solving problems and utilising technology to its maximum potential to improve efficiency and service delivery demonstrating a return on its investment 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 through automation.

The ICT Department 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 these, so it is a great opportunity for someone passionate and enthusiastic about ICT and its 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, 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
To apply for the role, please complete the application form available below, 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.

Mid and West Wales Fire and 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
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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. 

 

Software Administrator


Community Risk Reduction Department – Service HQ, Carmarthen

Grade 5 - £23,484 - £24920

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications from individuals for the role of TEMPORARY Software Administrator within the Community Risk Reduction Department based at Service HQ, Carmarthen. This is a temporary post until (31st December 2022)

The Role

The successful candidate will develop and maintain data and information systems to ensure that the Service fulfils it’s statutory CRR responsibilities. The role also involves ensuring that such systems are robust and inter-functioning with other relevant data/information systems used by the Service. Additional responsibilities are to deliver training on data systems to enable accurate recording of activities, provide clerical and administrative support to the Community Risk Reduction Department and to assume a supervisory role for CRR Co-ordination in the absence of the Co-ordinator.

 

Enquiries
For further information regarding this post, please contact Station Manager, Mathew Roberts at m.roberts@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 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


4th July 2022

Fixed Term Corporate Risk Assurance Manager
Corporate Risk Department, Service Headquarters Carmarthen

Grade 10 - £36,371 - £38,553

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications from individuals for the role of temporary Corporate Risk Assurance Manager within the Corporate Risk Department based at Service Headquarters, Carmarthen. This post is Fixed Term for nine months from commencement.

The Role
The role holder will:

  • Provide competent advice and guidance to all Managers and Employees within the Service on all Corporate Risk matters, including health, safety and welfare and insurance matters.
  • Assist in improving risk management and compliance across the organisation, ensuring the Service is operating in accordance with all legislation, regulatory requirements and best practice relating to its activities.
  • Advise Management of the Strategic Risks within the Fire and Rescue Service
  • Undertake work associated with Service Insurance Portfolios

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 Head of Corporate Risk, Alex Roberts at A.Roberts@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 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
05 July 2022

Training Delivery Coordinator
Training Delivery Department, Earlswood

Grade 5 - £23,484 - £24,920

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications from individuals for the role of Temporary Training Delivery Coordinator within the Training Delivery Department based at Earlswood. This is a temporary post until 31 December 2022.

The Role
To provide comprehensive administrative support, within the Training Delivery Department. Duties will include typing, data input, database management / reporting and filing, use of all office machinery and IT applications, coordinating all e-learning activities and undertake lune manager responsibility for the Grade 3 administrative role within Training Delivery.

 

This is a full time e 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 Head of Training Delivery, Geraint Thomas at gm.thomas@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 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
16:30hrs on 08 July 2022

Fleet Management Officer
Fleet, Engineering and Logistics Department – Dafen, Llanelli

Grade 8 - £30,984 - £32,798

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications from individuals for the role of Permanent Fleet Management Officer within the Fleet, Engineering and Logistics Department based at Dafen, Llanelli.

The Role

To support the Head of Fleet, Engineering & Logistics to ensure the management of the Services fleet administration and supporting capital and revenue budgets is both effective and compliant and to ensure the Service fleet and equipment asset database is maintained in an up to date and accurate state within the services fleet management system.

 

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 the Temporary Head of Fleet, Engineering and Logistics Department, Richard Owens at r.owens@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 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
06 July 2022

Legal Administrator
Business Fire Safety Department, Service Headquarters, Carmarthen

Grade 4 - £ 20,903 - £ 22,183

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications from individuals for the role of Permanent Legal Administrator within the Business Fire Safety Department based at Service Headquarters, Carmarthen.

The Role


The postholder will prepare, administer and deliver legal correspondence and associated materials relevant to the Community Risk Reduction (CRR) department in order to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Criminal Justice System, and provide resilience to other CRR administrative roles.

This is a part time post working 18.5 hours per week with flexible hours in line with the Service’s flexi-time scheme.

Enquiries
For further information regarding this post, please contact Group Manager, Sion Slaymaker at s.slaymaker@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 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
07 July 2022

ICT Technician (ICT Business Systems Team)

Grade 5 23,484 to 24,920

 

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are looking for an experienced ICT technician to join their team at the Carmarthen headquarters.

 

This is a full-time role that could see you working in one or more of the following IT Teams – ICT Operational Systems, ICT Business Systems, ICT Solutions or helping within ICT Security. Although the primary role for this post will be in the ICT Business Systems team, there will be a requirement to work within the other teams on a temporary or permanent basis depending on resource requirements.

 

You are required to have good, professional experience in researching, evaluating and configuring ICT hardware and software, while maintaining clear and concise documentation and creating easy to understand but detailed reports. This role will also need a technical understanding of significant ICT concepts such as servers and virtual machines, networking (switching, IP addressing, DHCP and basic routing), cabling and network socket commissioning, desktop hardware and WiFi. Although training will be given in the work required, prior knowledge in these areas is essential.

 

A significant part of the role will involve deploying and configuring PCs, Laptops and mobile phones so experience of deployment tools, Microsoft Windows imaging, Microsoft Intune and similar will be required. You should dalso have sound knowledge of ICT and data security and practice it in all the work you carry out.

 

You will have a number of years dealing with practical hands-on work covering all areas of ICT and helping to deliver projects that are diverse in nature. As a self starter, you may be tasked to implement projects independently. You will be able to provide technical advice to the team about the suitability of products being evaluated including whether they will be suitable as a part of a solution.

 

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 for candidates who can bring new ideas and an innovative, positive approach to their work.

 

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.

 

Applying for the role

Please complete the application form available, via the link below, 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

14 July 2022

Accountant
Finance Department Service Headquarters, Carmarthen

Grade 7 - £28,226 - £30,095

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications from individuals for the role of Temporary Accountant within the Finance Department based at Service Headquarters, Carmarthen. This post is temporary for an initial 12 month period and provides the successful candidate with an opportunity to join a high-performing team with a proven track record of service improvement.

The Role
The primary focus of the role will be to provide technical accountancy support to the Accounting Services Manager and Head of Finance together with administrative support to the Accountancy Section. 

This is a full time post working 37 hours per week with flexible hours in line with the Service’s flexi-time scheme. The Service has an Agile Working Policy which provides options for remote working.

Enquiries
For further information regarding this post, please contact Head of Finance, Sarah Mansbridge on 01267 226870.


Applying for the role

To apply for the role, please complete the application form available below, 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
13 July 2022