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Fire Risk Assessor

Sandwell Metropolitan Borough Council
Sandwell, West Midlands
£30,451 - £34,728 per annum
Closing date
5 Oct 2021

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Public and Third sector, Fire Service
Contract Type
Full time
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We have some exciting opportunities that has arisen in the Neighbourhoods Asset Management and Maintenance team. 

We are looking for candidates that have exceptional written and verbal communication skills and be familiar with the production of documents using the Microsoft office suite of programmes. 

Applicants must be presentable, proven to be extremely reliable and able to work on their own initiative to see tasks through to completion and achieve deadlines.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to conduct fire risk assessments across a portfolio of high and low-rise housing stock and relevant business premises.

You should be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience regarding fire safety,  be able to competently undertake a suitable and sufficient fire risk assessment in a social housing environment ensuring compliance with the requirements of the Regulatory Reform (Fire Safety) Order 2005.

Excellent communication skills are essential as is a good working knowledge of current legislation related to fire safety and practical application of fire safety principles.

You will develop fire safety action plans for HRA owned stock including leasehold properties and provide expert specialist fire safety support and advice to a range of audiences, including designing and delivering fire safety related training for elected members, employees and residents.

For more information please contact Tony Thompson on 0121 569 2975.


Higher National Certificate or equivalent in a Building Construction related subject.


Fire Risk Management Btech level 3


Fire Service accredited course in undertaking fire risk assessments.


37 hours per week

Our Values; TrustUnity and Progress make us unique, they define how we do things and are reflected in the way we behave. They are important to us, guiding and shaping our organisational culture. Our values are key to us achieving Sandwell’s Vision 2030 and also guide us when we recruit.

This advert will close as soon as sufficient applications are received. Therefore, you are strongly advised to complete and return your application as soon as possible. When completing your application please refer to the supporting documents attached.

If you have a disability and require assistance in making an application, or have experienced a problem whilst applying for a position, please contact the Resourcing Team on 0121 569 3300 or via e-mail to:

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