Assistant Chief Fire Officer

Assistant Chief Fire Officer, Oxfordshire

Salary: £100,911  pa

We are seeking a transformational and committed individual who will provide leadership to the Fire & Rescue and wider Community Safety functions.

We already have a proven track record of low cost and high performance and deliver an integrated service across the council. The role provides an opportunity for a candidate with ambition and enthusiasm to ensure that the people who live, work and travel within the county are protected and that we achieve our strategic aims of thriving people, thriving communities and a thriving economy.

As an Assistant Chief Fire Officer, you will have the ability to influence the future plans and direction for the organisation. Your role will ensure the continued development of a Fire and Rescue service which is assessed as high performing with a very positive ‘can-do’ approach. We are seeking an individual who is confident in the corporate environment, relishes challenge in a functional context and will enhance close working relationships between the council and other services and sectors.

The current post holder and newly appointed Chief Fire Officer Rob MacDougall welcomes informal discussion by phone: 01865-855206.

Completed applications should be submitted no later than 23:59 on Sunday 11 August.

Long list interviews: Thursday 22 and Wednesday 28 August

Final interviews: Monday 9 September