Fire Safety Adviser

Ref: 604748
Part-time: 16 Hours/2 days per week
Salary Range: £32,709 to £40,560 (Pro-rata - £14,144 to £17,539)
Location: Holyrood, Edinburgh

Closing Date: 5pm on 18 May 2018

The Facilities Management Office consists of three distinct areas of work:
• Building Management: Hard Services and Project Delivery
• Service Delivery: Soft Services, food services, mail services and helpdesk
• Health and safety, fire safety and environmental management

The FM office provides a full range of building and estate management services aimed at ensuring the Parliament has sufficient and appropriate accommodation to meet its needs.

Health and Safety, Fire Safety and Environmental Management takes account of the Parliament’s commitment to ensure that we provide a safe and secure environment for Members and their staff, parliamentary staff, visitors and the public. We now require a part-time Fire Safety Adviser.

As an experienced and qualified fire safety professional, as a minimum, you will be a graduate member of The Institution of Fire Engineers (IFE) or equivalent. You will have successfully attended “long fire prevention course/related modules” at the Fire Service College or similar and be an experienced Fire Risk Assessor. You will also be qualified in general health & safety management (NEBOSH National Certificate in Occupational Safety & Health) or will be able to demonstrate proven relevant experience.

You will also need excellent training skills, including the ability to develop, design and deliver relevant training for all levels within the organisation, along with good contract and project management skills/experience. You will also be able to evidence a comprehensive knowledge of Incident Management, Business Continuity and Risk Management practises.

We offer a great range of benefits including 41.5 days of leave – pro rata (including public holidays), the opportunity to join the Civil Service pension arrangements, flexible working arrangements and family-friendly policies.

How to Apply

Read the job information and send your completed application form to by 5pm on 18 May 2018

We are committed to building a workforce which reflects the diversity of the people of Scotland. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer that values and respects the people who work for us. We seek to ensure all job applications are treated fairly, with respect and without bias. We positively encourage applications from suitably experienced candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity. We particularly welcome applications from female and black and ethnic minorities (BME) candidates who are under-represented at this level. All appointments will be made on merit.

Applications from Gaelic speakers are welcome. Cuirear fàilte air tagraidhean bho luchd-labhairt na Gàidhlig.


Full Information About the Post

full information about the role including the salary and skills and experienced required

the wild flowers in the gardens with the Parliament building in the background

Diversity and Inclusion

Information on Diversity and Inclusion

PC keyboard

How to Apply

Information and guidance about your application.

Garden Lobby and towers

What we offer

More information about working with us.

This website is using cookies.
We use cookies to ensure that we give you the best experience on our website. If you continue without changing your settings, we’ll assume that you are happy to receive all cookies on this website.