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Trainee Fire Fighter

Have you worked in a Fire fighting role previously? If so, Cornwall Airport Newquay could have the position for you. We are currently looking to recruit a Trainee Fire Fighter to join our team.

Your duties will include:

  • Responding to requests for assistance in accordance with the companies emergency plan.
  • Maintaining of personal fitness in accordance with departmental standards. 
  • 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.
  • Main a high standard of cleanliness and tidiness in the workplace areas.

To find out more about the role please take a look at the job description and person specification below. 

About you

We are looking for candidates who are/have:

  • Current competent Fire Fighter
  • Qualified Breathing Apparatus wearer
  • Experience of working in the Fire and Rescue Service
  • Ability to maintain competence in the workplace to National Occupational Standards
  • Good literacy and numeracy skills
  • Full driving licence
  • Ability to use own initiative
  • Capable of working under pressure
  • Flexible regarding work patterns

Our offer to you

Salary:    £23,000 rising to a maximum of £29,698

Working Hours:   40

Contract Type: Permanent

Base:   Cornwall Airport Newquay

Closing Date:  7 August 2022

Start Date:       ASAP

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

  • Generous pension scheme with employer contribution
  • Employee discount scheme and wellbeing events
  • Holiday starting at 23 days and increasing to 28 with service (pro-rata if part-time) with option to purchase additional 
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Flexible working hours & home working options
  • Investment and support in your continuous training and development
  • Opportunity to become a Safeguarding Advocate, Health & Wellbeing Champion and Mental Health First Aider

We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of all our service users, clients and customers. This role is subject a Basic DBS check.  If the role is working with vulnerable individuals and/or children and young people, you will be asked to complete a relevant DBS check to be successfully appointed to the role.

To apply

It’s really easy to apply for our roles – simply follow the link to create a candidate profile, answer the screening questions and upload a CV.

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Thank you for your interest in Cornwall Airport Newquay and Corserv. 

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