Job Description

Job title

Community Safety Team Leader – Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue


Job reference


Date posted



Application closing date




Aylesbury Fire Station, Stocklake, Aylesbury, Bucks, HP20 1BD



£36,957 – £37,881 per annum



Permanent Contract, 37-hour week, Full time, Local Government Pension Scheme, good annual leave entitlement, employee benefits, Employee Assistance Programme, Occupational Health, free onsite parking, onsite gym facilities


Job category/type

Support Services





Job description

About us

Fighting fires is only part of the work of the present-day fire and rescue service. Our community safety team includes officers who focus on helping prevent emergency incidents from happening in the first place. The community safety team works in partnership with local statutory and voluntary organisations at a range of locations throughout the county.


We serve a population of more than 800,000 in the South-East of England, an area stretching from the outskirts of London to the South Midlands.  Our vision is to make Buckinghamshire the safest place in England in which to live, work and travel. Our community safety team plays a vital part in achieving this, working alongside Firefighters in the community to ensure our most vulnerable and those at greatest risk are kept safe.


We are on the hunt for our next Community Safety Team Leader. If you are a motivated team leader who is looking to give back to your community and protect those who are most vulnerable, then we want to hear from you.


Role responsibilities

·        Manage a team of Community Safety Coordinators and Technicians to deliver a range of fire safety activities across Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes.

·        Use local risk data to ensure prevention activities support our corporate strategy

·        React swiftly to emerging risks or needs in the community

·        Identify and monitor key performance measures to prioritise efforts on high impact areas

·        Represent the Community Safety & Safeguarding Manager at meetings

We are looking for someone

·        With leadership experience, with a proven record in managing a high performing team in a fun and positive way

·        Who is competent in Microsoft 365 applications such as Excel, Word, PowerPoint and MS Teams

·        Who has the ability to plan, prioritise and organise work

·        Who can use data to evidence decision making

·        Who is a versatile thinker who can look forward and outwards to develop innovative solutions and establish beneficial and collaborative links.

·        Who shares our values and is prepared to lead, inspire and challenge?

They must have

·        A UK driving license

·        A degree or equivalent qualification

·        GCSE 4-9 maths and English or equivalent

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Equality of Opportunity

Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is an equal opportunity employer and applications from people of any colour, race, nationality, ethnic origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status or disability are welcomed.


We are committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of vulnerable adults, children and young people and expect all staff to share this commitment.

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