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Scottish Fire and Rescue Service, Service Delivery Area North, 16 Harbour Road, Inverness, IV1 1TB
£14,360 - £15,413 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
35 hours per week
Work From Home:

This position has expired.

The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service would like to invite applications for the post of HROD Support Assistant Modern Apprentice based at Inverness Fire Station.  This is a full-time post however applications from individuals seeking to work on a part-time, job share or flexible working basis would be considered.


The following vacancy within the HROD Department is currently under review as part of a re-structuring exercise. Applicants should therefore be aware that they may be required to undertake tasks from either of the job descriptions contained within the Recruitment Information Pack. This should be taken into consideration when applying for the post.


Working within a busy team, responsible for a high quality customer driven service, you will be responsible for all administrative tasks and associated support in the delivery of a range of HROD transactional services ensuring a best value approach at all times. This will include data processing for both payroll and HR elements of the HR/Payroll System.


Previous administration experience within a busy office environment; evidence of strong customer service skills is essential along with a working knowledge of Microsoft Packages, in particular Word and Excel. Experience of working in an HR environment is desirable as is knowledge and experience of data input into SFRS systems, although training will be provided.


Applicants must be able to work on their own initiative, prioritise their own workload and be able to meet tight deadlines in a fast changing environment whilst maintaining a strong attention to detail. The successful candidate will need to be self-motivated and have excellent organisational, communication and problem-solving skills coupled with a flexible approach. A successful track record of the ability to take accurate notes at management meetings would be advantageous.


Full details of the role and our recruitment process can be found in the attached information pack. 


The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service is an Equal Opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sectors of the community. In addition, we are committed to being a “Disability Confident Employer” and will ensure that all applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role are invited for interview.


If you would like to apply in a different format, please email


Please note, a fully completed application form must be submitted as SFRS do not accept CVs in support of applications for employment.

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