Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Community Safety Administration Apprentice

18 month fixed-term contract

Working Hours:                 37 Hours

Salary:                              £15,796.04 per annum

Location:                          Kelvedon Park

Working within our Community Safety Department, you will be committed to providing exceptional administrative support to this busy and varied department.

Whether it’s inputting data from various campaigns, researching reports, taking minutes, supporting project work or liaising with staff, you’ll be making the public safer by providing excellent administrative support to the team, as well as friendly advice and guidance to all those who need it.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

A.  Provide general support and assistance in all areas of administration within the Safer Communities Department at Head Quarters.

B. Process and record incoming mail, search and retrieve documents from the internet/intranet, maintain and order all stationery and other ancillary items, arrange and attend meetings and visits, produce and distribute minutes.

C. To compile basic statistics, assisting local managers with performance management.  To maintain effective service recording and filing systems/library. To maintain, update and process work on the CRM and other databases.

D. To receive sensitive information and provide confidential administrative support to staff within the Safer Communities Department.

 About you:

- Excellent administrative skills

- Positive attitude and willing to get involved

- A natural problem solver with the ability to think quickly

- Good communicator with a confident, clear and friendly manner

- Excellent literacy and numeracy skills

Essex County Fire and Rescue Service is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and vulnerable adults, and expects all employees and volunteers to share this commitment.

We are an equal opportunities employer who welcomes applications from everyone and values diversity in our workplace. A commitment to promoting diversity and developing a workplace environment where all staff are treated with dignity and respect is central to our recruitment process. All applications will be considered solely on merit.

To apply for this position please download the below application form.

Completed application forms should be submitted to HR Support by email to or by post and addressed to HR Support, ECFRS Service Headquarters, Kelvedon Park, Rivenhall, Essex, CM8 3HB.

You can contact us via email at or call us on 01376 576199 between 08.30-17.00 Monday to Thursday and 08.30-16.30 on Friday.

Closing Date –                   28th April 2019

Interview Date –               9th and 10th May 2019

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