Area Administration Manager
Chesterfield Area Office

Location: Chesterfield Area Office

Closing Date: 05/12/2021

Salary: Salary Grade 6/SO1, £25,481 - £32,234 per annum (Progression to Salary Grade SO1 is subject to fulfilling the criteria)

Employment Type: Permanent

Salary Grade 6/SO1, £25,481 - £32,234 per annum 
(Progression to Salary Grade SO1 is subject to fulfilling the criteria outlined on the Job Description and Person Specification)

Based at East Area Office, Chesterfield

We are looking to recruit an Administration Manager based at our Area Office in Chesterfield working as part of the Protection Department and providing support to the Protection, Prevention and Response Portfolios within Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service (DFRS). As the Manager for a small team, you will be responsible for organising and providing quality administrative, clerical and statistical support.  

You must be self-motivated with good written and oral communication skills.  You should have a confident, positive and flexible approach. Experience in Windows based software is essential, together with the ability to supervise staff, control workloads, monitor progress and performance, determine priorities and ensure that targets/deadlines are met.  Experience of management or supervision is essential. 

There will be a requirement for some travel for which a pool car will be provided. 

The normal working week is 37 hours per week, however you may occasionally need to work beyond normal office hours. In return we offer flexible working hours, family friendly policies, free car parking, health & wellbeing services, discount scheme and eligibility to join the Local Government Pension Scheme. 

Guidance on the Pension implications of taking a promotion are detailed below.

We are committed to equality and fairness at work. Applications are encouraged from all diverse communities. 

Police security vetting procedures at the appropriate level will be requested for the successful applicant. Please note that, due to the nature of security checks undertaken, applicants must have 3 years continuous residency in the UK up to the date of the application and Home Office approval for indefinite leave to remain within the UK.

A basic disclosure from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) will also be requested for the successful applicant. 

The closing date for completed applications is midnight on Sunday 5th December 2021.
Interviews will start the week commencing 17th January 2022. 


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.