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Freelance Fire Manager Fire Trainer Fire Safety Officer Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, UK

Fire Operations Manager.
Fire Prevention Officer.
Aviation & Structural Fire Officer
Security & Law Enforecement Specialist.
Fire Training Officer.

Rating:Unrated (New)
Hourly Rate / Cost:£58.82 per hour (ex. VAT)
Daily Rate / Cost:£470.59 per day (ex. VAT)
Available From:Now
Candidate ID:332038

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CV (Curriculum Vitae) / Résumé

I am a confident, resourceful and articulate manager, with over 20 year’s operational experience as a fire fighter and fire prevention officer within the field of Structural, Aviation and Airport Fire Fighting & Rescue. My aim is to return to this specialised area of operations, having spent time within the Security & Law Enforcement Sectors.
In summarising, I am seeking to return to operational fire fighting as a manger or trainer within the aviation and gas/oil fire fighting fields. Coupled with my managerial experience and operational skills, I want to relocate to a senior position within the Middle East. My key skills speak for themselves, and I possess outstanding security knowledge retained from my former service with the British Military and as a Police Officer.

Key Skills

• Fire Officer / Operations Director / Fire Manager.
• Fire Prevention Officer - Health & Safety Officer.
• Breathing Apparatus Instructor & Maintenance Officer.
• Fire Training Officer – (Fire Fighters & Support Staff).
• Road Traffic Collision Officer.
• Fire Officer / Operations Director / Fire Manager.
• Fire Prevention Officer.
• First Aid Instructor.
• Vehicle Extrication & Rescue Officer.
• Aircraft Rescue & Extrication Officer (Trained to operate on Aircraft with Ejector Seats).
• Breathing Apparatus Instructor & Maintenance Officer.
• Aircraft engine shutdown and rescue systems trained.
• Heavy Goods Vehicle Licence & Emergency Fire Appliance Driver / Operator.
• Fire Training Officer – (Fire Fighters & Support Staff).
• Carbon Fibre Composites & Man-made Mineral Fibres.
• Major Airfield Operations to Category nine readiness.
• Foam applications at emergency incidents.
• Control Room Operations to Police ‘Gold Command’ Level.
• Nuclear, Chemical and Bio-Hazard incident operations.
• Decontamination and post Incident management.
• Disaster & Emergency Planning.

I have retained currency, knowledge and skills through maintaining my connections with former fire service colleagues, working as the on site fire advisor & training manager at Augean Kings Cliffe Hazardous Waste Landfill Site, Fire Training at Royal Air Force Wittering Fire Station, Cambridgeshire Fire & Rescue Service and finally Coventry Airport Rescue & Fire Fighting Service.

I subscribe to a number of Fire Service communications in order to keep current and abreast of legislation, including the Institute of Fire Prevention Officers quarterly magazine, Fire & Rescue UAE, Fire magazine UK, including website searches and Home Office publications almost daily.

Employment History

(2009 & ongoing)

Gypsy & Traveller Liaison Officer


(2007 to 2009)

Senior Environmental Enforcement Officer


(2006 to 2007)

Planning Compliance Officer


(2005 to 2006)

Environmental Enforcement Officer


(2001 to 2005)

Operational Police Constable

Cambridgeshire Constabulary

(1999 to 2000)

Race Circuit Safety Director

Silverstone Circuits Ltd

In 1999 I transferred to the famous Silverstone Race Circuit as the Circuit Safety Director. This was to enhance my knowledge and experience, both as a manager and rescue operator within another specialist field.

My mainstream duties were: Direct all fire & rescue operations on the race circuit – Manage, instruct, and train race marshals and medical teams – Direct recovery operations of broken down and crashed vehicles – Maintenance of rescue equipment – Drive operate and utilise specialist rescue vehicle & equipment – Advise on incidents involving carbon fibre composites – Responsible for all Health & Safety issues within the race circuit.


(1997 to 1999)

Deputy Senior Fire Officer

SERCO Defence

On leaving the Royal Air Force I transferred as a civilian contractor working for the Ministry of Defence at two Royal Air Force Stations, as Deputy Senior Fire Officer.

My mainstream duties included: Base Fire Prevention Officer – Senior Fire Training Officer – Fire Crew Commander (VIP Helicopter & Aircraft Operations) – Fire Fighter on-the-job training – Fire Fighter Administration – Driver Training – Fire Equipment Maintenance.

Whilst employed by SERCO I was responsible for the delivery of fire training to a total of 3500 military and civilian support personnel. In order to meet strict guidelines and policy on fire training, I developed and delivered an annual training package, which ensured all staff was trained at least annually.


(1983 to 1997)

Fire Fighter / Watch Commander

Royal Air Force

Whilst serving with the Royal Air Force I achieved the rank of Corporal, where I led frontline Fire Crews on active, operational, frontline Airfields. I served at a number of bases within the United Kingdom and abroad.

In 1990 & 1991 I attended the Defence Fire Services Central Training Establishment at Royal Air Force Manston, Kent, on a number of post graduate courses. These courses are listed at the end of this resume under Key Skills & Training.

Professional Qualifications

Member of the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA).
Member of NAGTO – National Association of Gypsy & Traveller Officers (UK).
Educated to High School standard.
Gained City & Guilds Communications and Calculation qualifications as a pre-requisite to promotion with the Royal Air Force.

Assignment History

(This Candidate has recently been shortlisted or contracted for the following people4 assignments)

  • Hazardous Waste Management – Training Instructor : Hazardous Waste Management – Training Instructor Required Short Term Middle East Contract Scope of Work (4 Days course, 2 courses total) 1. We require a fully qualified instructor to teach this course at our Blue-Chip client’s site in the Middle East (Gulf State). 2. Must be a fully qualified professional and hold relevant qualifications with certificates. 3. Must possess excellent training experience, 3 years plus and excellent CV.
  • Fire and Safety Trainer: Fire and Safety Trainers required Experienced in training Fire and Safety Courses All training courses required Must have 5+ years experience in training Must be willing to travel to Middle East (Qatar/Kuwait/Bahrain) Must have excellent CV and credentials Excellent people skills and highly professional Ability to bespoke courses advantage Experience of teaching Arabic delegates Advantage Possibility of long term contract. Excellent roles for the right individuals.
  • NFPA Trainer : NFPA Trainer - Saudi Arabia - Five x week courses - Dates TBC NFPA-certified trainer required to certify trainees.There are 5 training courses: 1. NFPA 13: Standard for the installation of sprinkler systems 2. NFPA 25: Standard for the inspection, testing, and maintenance of water-based fire protection systems 3. NFPA 20: Standard for the installation of stationary pumps for fire protection 4. NFPA 72: National fire alarm and signaling code 5. Fire safety and risk management

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