Current Vacancies

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

 

Wholetime Firefighters

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Wholetime Firefighter Transfers
Community Safety Department
Neath Port Talbot

Please be advised that Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications from individuals who may wish to transfer into the Service within the role of Wholetime Operational Firefighter within the Neath Port Talbot Community Safety Team, based in Port Talbot.

The Role
This role will involve supporting the Community Safety Team in delivering and administering a range of Community Safety programmes including home safety, arson reduction, youth intervention, road safety and partnership working. The role will also be required to provide resilience for operational firefighting duties.

The post is conditioned to the 42 Hr Day Duty system. The successful applicant will be a motivated and competent individual who would seek this opportunity to make an effective contribution to delivering the Community Safety Plan within the Neath Port Talbot area.

Eligibility to Apply
The Service is asking individuals to apply as follows:

• Current Wholetime Operational Competent Firefighters who wish to transfer.

Enquiries
Please see the Job Description and Person Specification below. For further information regarding this post, please contact Deputy Head of Community Safety, Neil Evans on n.evans@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
04 January 2022

Application Forms and Further Information

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
  • Llanfair Caereinion
  • Llanidloes
  • Machynlleth
  • Montgomery
  • Newtown
  • Presteigne
  • Rhayader
  • Talgarth
  • Welshpool

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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Temporary Project Support Officer

Fleet, Engineering & Logistics Department
Based at Dafen, Llanelli
Grade 6 £25,481- £27,041

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications from individuals for the role of Temporary Project Support Officer within the Fleet, Engineering & Logistics Department based at Dafen, Llanelli. This post is temporary for 12 months from commencement.

The role
The postholder will be required to provide direct support for the Services Inventory Management System project. The main theme of the role being:

  • Providing administrative support for the project
  • Collate and prepare data sets as required
  • Assist in system development and testing
  • Assist in the preparation of procedural guidance documents
  • Assist in the preparation and development of training media
  • Be the primary point of contact for end users
  • Assist in supporting effective communications and engagement
  • Commit to flexible working arrangements to provide evening support for RDS stations when undergoing training, testing, and also a period post go live to manage issues as required.

This is a full-time post working 37 hours per week with flexible hours in line with the Service’s flexi-time scheme, however, the successful candidate will be required to amend their working hours to work evenings aligned to On-Call station drill nights to provide training and support during the latter phases of the project.

Enquiries
For further information regarding this post, please contact Richard Owens at R.Owens@mawwfire.gov.uk.   

Applying for the 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. 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.

Closing Date
27 January 2022

Application Forms and Further Information

Fleet Technician

Fleet, Engineering & Logistics Department
Based at Dafen, Llanelli
Grade 6 £25,481- £27,041 per annum plus allowances*

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

The role
The role will involve carrying out routine maintenance, along with mechanical, electrical and bodywork repairs of both HGV and light vehicles, plant and equipment to an agreed standard.

*On successful completion of the probationary period, there is also an additional allowance payable for the provision of out of hours cover, which will be required on a rota basis. The successful candidate will also be provided with a tool allowance.
Candidates should possess an LGV Licence.

This is a full-time post working 37 hours per week Monday - Friday.

Enquiries
For further information regarding this post, please contact Workshop Services Manager, Paul Jones at Paul.Jones@mawwfire.gov.uk.

Applying for the 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. 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.

Closing Date
25 January 2022

Application Forms and Further Information

Training Delivery Clerical Assistant

Training Delivery Department, Earlswood
Grade 3 - £19,698 – 20,493

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

The role
The successful candidate will provide Administrative support to the Training Delivery Department, assisting the Training Delivery Officers by using various computer applications to undertake administrative duties in order to attain the department’s goals and objectives.

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 Training Delivery, Geraint Thomas at gm.thomas@mawwfire.gov.uk

Applying for the 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. 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.

Closing Date
24 January 2022

Application Forms and Further Information

ICT Solutions 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, experienced and enthusiastic person 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.

It is ideal for an experienced ICT professional who loves new technologies, creating innovative and practical solutions and providing end users with the tools they need to be effective at their job.

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 in 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 ICT and 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, 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. 

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 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. 

 

Temporary Project Support Officer

Fleet Engineering & Logistics Department
Based at Dafen, Llanelli
Grade 6 - £25,481 - £27,041

Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is seeking applications from individuals for the role of Temporary Project Support Officer within the Fleet, Engineering & Logistics Department based at Dafen, Llanelli. This post is temporary for 12 months from commencement.

The role
The postholder will be required to provide direct support for the Services Inventory Management System project. The main theme of the role being:

  • Providing administrative support for the project
  • Collate and prepare data sets as required
  • Assist in system development and testing
  • Assist in the preparation of procedural guidance documents
  • Assist in the preparation and development of training media
  • Be the primary point of contact for end users
  • Assist in supporting effective communications and engagement
  • Commit to flexible working arrangements to provide evening support for RDS stations when undergoing training, testing, and also a period post go live to manage issues as required

This is a full-time post working 37 hours per week with flexible hours in line with the Service’s flexi-time scheme, however, the successful candidate will be required to amend their working hours to work evenings aligned to On-Call station drill nights to provide training and support during the latter phases of the project.

Enquiries
For further information regarding this post, please contact 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.

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
23 November 2021

Application Forms and Further Information