Resource Planning Admin Support

Based at:            Police and Fire Service HQ, Valley Road BS20 8JJ
Contract:            Fixed Term until 21 January 2020
Hours:                 37 hours per week
Salary:                 Hay 10 (£18,870 - £20,541 per annum)
Closing date:     Friday 22 March at 12:00 (midday)

Avon Fire & Rescue Service has twenty two fire stations across the Bristol, Bath & North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire area, and our Resource Planning Unit is responsible for ensuring those stations are sufficiently staffed to enable the Service to perform its statutory responsibilities, whilst also ensuring those staff have access to training, development, holidays and other leave. This is an interesting, varied and important job and you will have contact with staff from across the Service. 

We are looking for a suitably qualified individual to join the Resource Planning team and help achieve the above objective. The successful applicant will record and analyse information, and deal with queries on the deployment, absence and availability of operational staff. You will also provide a wide range of administration support to the Unit’s customers to ensure driver training events are planned, co-ordinated and scheduled efficiently and effectively whilst meeting internal and external customer requirements; and monitor the driver training requirements of all staff.

If you are a team player with good organising and communication skills and the ability to work well under pressure we would encourage you to visit our website to view the full job description. Educated to GCSE Grade C or equivalent (including English Language) you will also need to be computer literate (Microsoft Office) and have sound general administrative experience.

This post is based at Police & Fire Headquarters which is a secure site and you will be required to undertake a security clearance process as part of our mandatory employment checks.

Please note that this role is a fixed term appointment, however there may be possibility of permanency or extension.

To see the full duties of the role and candidate criteria required please see the job description provided.

How to apply:

Please submit an application form or a covering letter and CV identifying how you meet the essential criteria for this role tell us how your skills, qualifications and experience match those required for this role, and provide examples wherever you can. The information you give us will assist us in our shortlisting process.

Completed applications must be submitted to Human Resources, Avon Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters, Valley Road, Portishead, Bristol BS20 8JJ by the closing date and time. Alternatively, you can email your application to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
Late applications will not be accepted. 

Please quote job reference number 1598 on any communications. Thank you.