Contracts Technical Officer

Post: Contracts Technical Officer
Grade: FRS E
Starting salary: £37,566
Salary range for the FRS E grade: £37,566 – £44,872
Closing date: 09 April 2019 at 23:59 GMT

The London Fire Brigade has the rare and exciting opportunity of a permanent appointment for a vehicles and equipment Technical Officer within the Engineering team based at their Union Street, SE1 0LL Headquarters.

Due to the requirements, impacts and timescales of the upcoming Ultra Low Emission Zone and a number of operational improvement projects that are planned to be completed before the end of 2020, London Fire Brigade requires technical expertise and resource to complete major modification programmes and a large quantity of fleet and equipment item replacements.

LFB have outsourced all vehicle and equipment services to Babcock Emergency Services Ltd (the Contractor) who, amongst a wide range of managed services, are responsible for procuring assets and undertaking modifications.

This post holder will work within the LFB FLEET team liaising with LFB end user representatives and working closely with the Contractor to provide output based specifications, oversee and progress assigned project workstreams and ensure the Contractor provides products that are compliant with LFB’s specified requirements of being a world class fire and rescue service for London.

Further information about the main duties and responsibilities of the role are detailed in the job description available online, go to

Please ensure you give yourself enough time to complete and submit your application. Late or un-submitted forms will not be accepted. Assessment for this role is due to take place late-April 2019. Please be advised that if you are unable to make the scheduled assessment dates, we may not be able to make alternative arrangements.