As a Control Operator you will provide a vital service to your community by dealing with 999 calls ranging from house fires to serious road traffic collisions to cliff rescues. For example, Firefighter Control help mobilise crews, identify exact locations, provide fire safety advice to people who might be trapped inside a burning building and continue to reassure callers until the moment firefighters arrive on the scene.
Our pay and benefits
The current pay rates for a Control Operator are:
- Trainee - £25,819
- Development - £26,895
- Competent - £34,415
Benefits: Pension scheme, a very competitive maternity and paternity package, interest free loans, health and wellbeing support, training opportunities.
Our shift patterns work well around other commitments
Firefighter Control have found that the work patterns allow for a better work-life balance
- Shift 1: 08:00 – 17:00 (day)
- Shift 2: 08:00 – 17:00 (day)
- Shift 3: 17:00 – 08:00 (night)
- Shift 4: 17:00 – 08:00 (night)
- 4 days off duty