JFRS staffing and appraisals (FOI)
JFRS staffing and appraisals (FOI)Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 27 April 2021.
Prepared internally, no external costs.
How many firefighters are currently employed by your fire service?
How many of your firefighters are on call?
How many hours are your on call firefighters (if any) contracted to per week as a minimum?
Do all your on call firefighters have an annual appraisal?
Are their appraisals conducted on a one to one basis?
Who conducts the appraisal and do you have an example of the form used?
Are there any other forms of acknowledging good performance / achievements by on call firefighters?
What, if any, equipment (other than clothing and pager / alerter) are your on call firefighters provided with?
Are email bulletins / updates sent directly to all on call firefighters? If so, how regularly?
What is your HMI inspection rating?
107 in total. 52 Watch based personnel, 14 day duty officers and one vacant post. Plus on call Firefighters.
40 in total. 27 Head Quarter on call Firefighters split into 4 crews, 10 West split into 2 crews, and 3 vacant posts
Head Quarters Category A = 84.23 hours per week
Head Quarters Category B = 74.12 hours per week
West Category A = 84.23 hours per week
West Category B = 75.81 hours per week
Yes, this is completed via the My Conversations, My Goals Process
Yes, by the individuals line manager
Conducted by the individuals Line Manager, the senior on call Firefighter Officer of the relevant on Call Firefighter Crew. The form itself sets SMART objectives set by the individual in line with Government core values. This is the My Conversations, My Goals process of appraisal
Yes, via internal feedback, customer feedback and Chiefs Commendation
On call Firefighters are provided with - Firekit (inclusive of tunic, leggings, Fire Helmet, fire hood, fire gloves and boots), technical jacket, general purpose gloves, respirator, and safety glasses
Bulletins / notifications are sent as and when required to inform staff of relevant information, this is via email to individual accounts and / or on call Firefighter internal notice board
States of Jersey Fire Rescue Service does not currently have an inspection rating