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Fire Safety Technician
  • Employer: Newark & Sherwood District Council
  • Reference: NSDC/22/220312
  • Published: Tue 22/11/2022, 16:30 PM
  • Closing on: Mon 05/12/2022, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: NS6 £22,777 - £24,054 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Newark-on-Trent, Nottinghamshire

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Fire Safety Technician

Fire Safety Technician
Housing Maintenance and Asset Management

NS6 £22,777 - £24,054 per annum


37 hours per week

We are now recruiting for a qualified joiner to join our Compliance and Safety Team in the newly created role of Fire Safety Technician. In this role, you will undertake skilled maintenance operations, fire door safety inspections and repairs in the Council’s High Risk Residential Buildings (HRRB) and communal areas of properties.

Working with a dedicated and experienced team, your duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • Undertaking the ongoing process of fire door inspections and repairs
  • Assisting Compliance surveyors with surveying of properties for works
  • Keeping Compliance Surveyors updated with any issues that prevent completion of works on time or any possible future needs
  • Undertaking multi-skilled operations to support other trade staff

The successful candidate will have demonstrable experience in a Joinery role along with general building maintenance, inspection and testing along with a Level 2 or above, or equivalent, in Joinery or Wood Occupations. You will also have good organisational skills, the ability to meet time critical targets and be able to communicate effectively whilst delivering excellent customer services.

As part of the role, you’ll enjoy the benefits of flexible working, a generous holiday allowance that increases with service, £10 gym membership and a very competitive occupational pension.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact Mark Plant on 01636 655603 /  or Caroline Wagstaff on 01636 655637 /

Closing Date: 12 noon, Monday 5th December 2022

Interviews: To be confirmed

Veterans/family of forces/ex-forces, those in care/care leavers, and candidates who declare a disability (as defined under the Equality Act 2010) will be guaranteed an interview provided they have demonstrated that they meet the essential criteria of the post as detailed in the Person Specification on their application form.