Firefighter Person Specification

Method of Assessment 
Level 2 standard of education (GCSE A-C / 9-4 English and Maths) E Certificates / *Online assessment
Public Services / Uniformed Services Level 3 D Certificates
Knowledge & Experience
Knowledge of the broader activities of Essex Fire & Rescue Service E Application & Interview
Previous experience as a Fire Cadet or Community volunteer D Application Form
Skills & Abilities
Able to demonstrate the values and behaviours expected of a representative of ECFRS E Application & Interview
Excellent interpersonal skills, able to communicate effectively and professionally E Application & Interview
Able to support change in a positive and constructive manner E Application & Interview
Able to demonstrate resilience, and calmness under pressure E Application & Interview
Able to work independently and seek advice and guidance when needed E Application & Interview
To be able to demonstrate (and maintain) a required level of health & fitness (including VO2 = 42) E Assessment
The ability to travel around the county, including the flexibility to be based substantively anywhere within the county E Application Form
Working within an established duty-rota E Application Form
Committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults E Application Form & Interview
Contribute to a positive working environment ensuring commitment to equality and diversity E Application Form & Interview


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