Home » Career Search » Fire Service Officers (Watch Manager and Below)

Fire Service Officers (Watch Manager and Below)

Workers in this unit group co-ordinate and participate in fire fighting activities, provide emergency services in the event of accidents or bomb alerts, and advise on fire prevention.

view courses

About this Career

£30,381

Average salary

New workers start around £7,471.76. Normal pay is £30,381 per year. Highly experienced workers can earn up to £40,111.03.

7

Annual Openings

Job counts include both employed and self-employed persons in Cornwall, and do<br /> not distinguish between full and part-time jobs.

Daily Tasks

  • Supervises a watch.
  • Advises on fire safety measures in new buildings.
  • Attends and deals with bomb alerts and accidents involving spillage of hazardous substances.
  • Removes goods from fire damaged premises, clears excess water, makes safe any structural hazards and takes any other necessary steps to reduce damage to property.
  • Rescues people or animals trapped by fire and administers first aid.
  • Operates hose pipes, ladders, chemical, foam, gas or powder fire extinguishing appliances.
  • Travels to fire or other emergency by vehicle and locates water mains if necessary.
  • Arranges fire drills and tests alarm systems and equipment.
  • Inspects premises to identify potential fire hazards and to check that fire fighting equipment is available and in working order and that statutory fire safety regulations are met.

Skills Employers Are Looking For

The number of unique job postings in your area that have listed this skill in the last year.

Skills

Job postings

Critical Thinking
68
Learning Strategies
68
Active Listening
66
Reading Comprehension
66
Active Learning
60
Writing
58
Monitoring
58
Speaking
55
Mathematics
49
Science
45

Our colleges

Truro College
College Road
Truro
Cornwall
TR1 3XX

  • Reset
  • Result Type