Specialist Function – Fire Service Watch Manager

Work as a Fire Service Watch Manager responsible for the management of a Fire Service Watch to maintain operational readiness and deal with multi appliance (min. 3 pumps) incidents and emergencies of a structural and aviation nature.

Knowledge and Understanding

Skills

Manage an on duty fire service watch

What information must be given / received when handing over / taking over duty.

Principles of leading teams/individuals and providing feedback. What the minimum amounts of resources are to run different category Fire Stations.

Maintain Fire Service workplace activities to meet requirements while maintaining healthy, safe and productive working conditions, including takeover / handover of a duty watch, ensuring sufficient resources are available to manage the watch and recommendations for improvement to work activities are made when necessary.

Manage a multi appliance aviation fire & rescue incident

The requirements, procedures and processes for resolving multi appliance aviation fire and rescue operational incidents.

How to close down and hand over a multi appliance aviation fire and rescue incident.

Plan and implement actions to meet the needs of the incident, lead and resolve a multi appliance aviation fire and rescue operational incident.

Close down, hand over and debrief a multi appliance aviation fire & rescue operational incident.

Design and develop a multi appliance training scenario

Know the considerations and requirements to plan a multi appliance training scenario, including resources required and health and safety requirements that must be met to develop team / individual performance.

Plan a multi appliance training scenario, applying control measures to ensure a safe training environment and develop team/individual skills and knowledge.

Deliver and monitor a multi appliance training scenario

The organisational requirements and processes for the delivery and assessment of training scenarios, including organisational safety requirements to conduct a multi appliance training scenario.

How to review and provide appropriate feedback for a multi appliance training scenario.

Safely conduct a multi appliance training scenario in accordance with organisational requirements to develop individuals against objectives.

Review a multi appliance training scenario and implement any necessary actions in accordance with organisational policy.