Duty Crew/Firefighter

Are you looking for a new challenge?

An exciting opportunity has arisen to recruit a new Duty Crew/Fire Fighter at St. Mary’s Airport who, as part of a team, will carry out rescue, firefighting and ancillary duties (including baggage handling) to ensure the safe operation of the Airport.

Full Training will be given.

The successful applicant will need to attend an initial off-island training course, beginning on 2nd September 2024 for a period of 5 weeks..

Please Note: Appointment in this role is subject to possession of a Current Full UK driving licence or obtaining a Full UK Driving Licence within 12 months of commencement of the role.

These roles are on a 32.7 annualised hours contract. (you will be required to work on a rota basis at approximately 37 hours per week from March - October and 24 hours per week from November to February)

Benefits include:

  • A generous holiday entitlement starting at 25 days per annum plus bank holidays
  • Eye care vouchers
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Defined benefit pension scheme
  • Training and development opportunities

Please note: The interview process will include a fitness test.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact Murray Guy on Murray.Guy@scilly.gov.uk

To apply, please complete an application form on the right hand side of this advert, and return to humanresources@scilly.gov.uk 

Please note: Right to work in the UK must be provided by all applicants prior to interview.

This role requires on-site working at St Mary’s Airport , travel arrangements or accommodation must be in place on the islands to enable you to meet this essential requirement.   

St Mary's Airport
Part Time - Permanent
33 per week
£27,803 - £30,296 pro rata per annum + £2,520 pro rata per annum
Closing Date: 
Friday, 19 July, 2024 - 1pm
Application Pack: 
Additional Information: 

Application Form
Advertisement Monitoring
Equal Opportunities Monitoring
Guidance Notes
Isles of Scilly Information Sheet
Job Applicant Privacy Notice
Recruitment and Selection Policy

Please submit completed applications to humanresources@scilly.gov.uk or:
HR Officer
Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall
St Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0NA

Please note that canvassing of Members or Officers will disqualify you from consideration.

If you require this application pack in an alternative language, in larger text, Braille, easy read or in an audio format, please email diversity@scilly.gov.uk or telephone 0300 1234 105.