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Hydrant Inspector x2
  • Employer: Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Reference: DFRS/23/232853
  • Published: Wed 15/03/2023, 17:18 PM
  • Closing on: Fri 14/04/2023, 23:59 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: £22,369 - £24,054 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Derbyshire

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Hydrant Inspector x2


An exciting opportunity has arisen within our Technical Support Services Unit for 2 x Hydrant Inspectors.

You will perform regular inspections, testing, fault finding, maintenance and basic repairs of fire hydrants within Derbyshire. Ensuring the highest level of availability of emergency firefighting water supplies are readily available, in line with our statutory responsibilities in accordance with the Fire and Rescue Services Act 2004. You will also maintain critical firefighting equipment for operational fire crews. 

In order to undertake inspections within public highways you must have, or be willing to undertake, NRSWA: Sign Lighting and Guarding qualification.

There will be a requirement for travel across the county for which a pool car will be provided.

The normal working week is 37 hours however you may occasionally need to work beyond normal office hours.

Fixed Term for 12 months from commencement in post in line with funding.

In return we offer;

  • Flexible working hours
  • Family friendly policies
  • Free car parking
  • Health & wellbeing services, including free access to gyms at Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service locations
  • Employee discount scheme
  • Employee support networks
  • Ongoing training and development opportunities
  • Eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme

We are committed to equality and fairness at work. Applications are encouraged from all diverse communities.

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Service’s recruitment and selection procedures reflect our commitment to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of Adults, Children and Young People. All staff are expected to share this commitment.

Police security vetting procedures at the appropriate level will be requested for the successful applicant. Please note that, due to the nature of security checks undertaken, applicants must have 3 years continuous residency in the UK up to the date of the application and Home Office approval for indefinite leave to remain within the UK.

Interviews will be held in the week commencing 8 May 2023.   

For an informal chat regarding the role please contact the recruiting manager Mark Hanwell on or 07775584784.