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Firefighter

Cornwall Airport Newquay is an exciting place to work with lots of development opportunities. We are the only airport in Cornwall with flights to 20 destinations across the UK and into Europe with 10 airline partners. We are a very passionate, professional and friendly team that are ever-expanding in our ambitions. This is a rare opportunity to join our team on the beautiful coast of Newquay, Cornwall, as a fully qualified Fire Fighter.

Back to Careers at CAN

With the constant evolution of the destination, Cornwall Airport Newquay has now become one of the UK’s fastest growing airports in the UK with links to Ireland, Europe and other UK destinations such as Glasgow, Manchester and London. In 2024 we are flying to seven international destinations.  We are home to the UK’s first and only licensed Spaceport, recently gaining global attention with the take-off of Cosmic Girl, delivering the first rocket to reach space from Western European soil.  With ten airlines, flying to 20 destinations – the sky is not the limit, it’s just the beginning. 

It really is no wonder that so many people are looking to Newquay for summer holidays or to escape to the coast to relocate, start a business, a family, or just activate their lifestyle dreams in one of the most appealing areas in the Southwest.

So, this really is a unique and exciting opportunity to progress your career with us, here in Newquay, Cornwall as a Firefighter and join our small, friendly and professional team.

Candidates will preferably hold a current and valid CAA qualification or certificate of competence from an approved in-house maintenance of competence scheme.

The vacancy is also open to candidates who are already firefighters and are currently qualified as a competent Breathing Apparatus wearer.

Your duties will include

•   Responding to requests for assistance in accordance with the company’s emergency plan.

•   Maintaining of personal fitness in accordance with departmental standards. 

•   Report promptly to their immediate supervisor, all accidents, incidents, hazards, unsafe work situations, shortcomings in health and safety arrangements, whether or not personal injury has occurred.

•   Adhere to Company’s Health and Safety policy.

•   Undertake tasks requested by Supervisors/Managers.

•   Responsibly for ensuring you are familiar with Risk Assessments relating to the activity.

•   Maintain a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness in the workplace areas.

To find out more about the role please take a look at the person specification and  role profile

About you

We are looking for candidates who are/have:

•   Preferably hold a CAA qualification or Certificate of Competence for aviation firefighting.

•   Current, competent Fire Fighter

•   Current, qualified Breathing Apparatus wearer

•   Experience of working in a Fire and Rescue Service

•   Ability to maintain competence in the workplace to National Occupational Standards

•   Be able to pass the company’s medical and fitness standards.

•   Good literacy and numeracy skills

•   Full UK driving licence. 

•   LGV/Category C (desirable)

•   Emergency Fire Appliance Driver (desirable)

•   Ability to organise and prioritise.

•   Ability to use own initiative and self-motivate.

•   Capable of working under pressure

•   Flexible regarding work patterns

•   Hold a First Aid at Work Certificate (desirable)

Employment is subject to passing a Fire Service Medical.

Successful candidates will be required to complete a Counter Terrorism Check and a five-year background check.

Our offer to you

Salary:    £25,640* to £31,813* depending on qualifications, training and experience. *Currently under review

Working Hours:   40

Contract Type: Permanent

Base:   Cornwall Airport Newquay

Working with us you will have an employee benefits package that includes:

•   Pension scheme with employer contribution 

•   Employee discount scheme and wellbeing events

•   Holiday starting at 20 days and increasing to 25 with service (pro-rata if part-time), plus bank holidays.

•   Flexible working hours, current family friendly shift pattern working 1 day on, 2 days off. 

•   Investment and support in your continuous training and development

Safeguarding

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of all our service users, clients and customers. This role is subject a Basic DBS check.