Watch Manager (Control)

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue

Watch Manager (Control) Full-time, Permanent Contract

Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue invite substantive Watch Managers to transfer or Crew Managers looking for promotion to apply for the post of Watch Manager B (Control). Working in Nettleham near Lincoln

Job Category
Fire and Rescue
Not Applicable
Job Location(s)
WMB (Control) 34,182 (development) - 37,414 (competent)
Contract Type
Appointment Type
Closing Date
Ref No

Applications are invited for transfer/promotion to Substantive Watch Manager B (Control).  The post is conditioned to the Grey Book and working the 2-2-4 shift system.  Salary £34,182 (development) - £37,414 (competent)

Lincolnshire Fire & Rescue invite substantive Watch Managers (Control) to transfer or substantive Crew Managers (Control) looking for promotion to apply for the above role. 

Based in the shared Police and Fire Control Room in Nettleham, two miles north of historic Lincoln, we are looking for a dedicated, motivated individual who can fulfil the role of Watch Manager (Control) under the nationally agreed Watch Manager Role Map.

With the support of Control Manager and within the Service guidelines, policies and procedures, you will be vested with an appropriate level of autonomy and decision making authority and will be expected to exercise good judgement in the performance of your duties.

You will contribute to the protection of people and making communities safer by:

- Managing people and their activities to ensure effective Service delivery.

- Assisting the Control Manager in the effective running of Control and related functions on a day to day basis.

- Contributing to the management of all issues affecting policies and procedures, Health & Safety, welfare, discipline and morale of personnel.

Police Vetting to level 3 is required due to the role being based in the shared Fire and Police control room


Please be advised that this position may be subject to a criminal record check


All candidates are advised to read the attached job information pack prior to making an application.

On occasion we receive significantly more applications than expected for some vacancies and under such circumstances we reserve the right to bring forward the closing date of the advertisement. We therefore strongly advise you to apply for the role promptly to avoid disappointment should the closing date be brought forward. 

We operate a talent pool scheme whereby candidates who are not successful on this occasion may be considered for a period of up to 3 months for similar positions.

Lincolnshire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want our workforce to reflect the make-up of the community we serve. Therefore we welcome all applications irrespective of gender, ethnic origin, belief, sexual orientation, age or disability. We consider ourselves to be a family friendly employer, and offer flexible working patterns.

In accordance with Part 7 of the Immigration Act 2016 (Fluency Duty), the ability to converse at ease with customers and provide advice in accurate spoken English is essential for the post.

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