Fire Engineer

Scottish Fire and Rescue Service
£31,886 - £35,196 per year
10 Aug 2017
04 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service would like to invite applications for the post of Fire Engineer based at our West Service Delivery Area HQ, Hamilton.


This is a key role and will have responsibility for providing specialist technical advice to internal SFRS personnel and external partner agencies on the suitability of design submissions or proposals, ensuring the highest standards of fire safety and fire engineering within design projects are adhered to.


Applicants must hold a Fire Engineering degree or equivalent qualification and be able to demonstrate an awareness of SFRS statutory responsibilities relevant to the role.


The successful candidate must be able to effectively manage competing demands and time pressures and must demonstrate excellent communication, persuasion and influencing skills and be able to evidence experience of partnership working with external agencies including local and national government.


Strong interpersonal and communication skills together with effective planning and time management skills are essential. Applicants require to be proficient in the use of appropriate ICT equipment and Microsoft office applications. The role requires a full UK Driving licence and a flexible approach, as there is a requirement to travel across Scotland to attend meetings etc.


If you have the relevant skills, experience and you are willing to travel/relocate, please complete your application. Please be advised that travel/relocation costs will not be provided.


Full details of the role and our recruitment process can be found in the attached information pack.


Salary on appointment will normally be at the lower salary point, with progression subject to regular review - in line with the SFRS performance appraisal arrangements. A higher salary placing will be considered in exceptional circumstances subject to experience demonstrated.


The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are committed to being a “Disability Confident Employer” and will ensure that all applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the role are invited for interview.


If you would like to apply in a different format, please telephone Stephanie Smith on 01698 402332 or email


Please note, a fully completed application form must be submitted as SFRS do not accept CVs in support of applications for employment

See also:
SFRS00775 Recruitment Information Pack.pdf

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