Firefighter - personal qualities

Can you demonstrate the personal qualities and attributes shown below?

Commitment to Diversity and Integrity

In particular, applicants will need to evidence how far they have:

  • Pro-actively challenged unacceptable behaviour
  • Facilitated and respected fair, ethical and diverse behaviour
  • Demonstrated a commitment to Fire and Rescue Service values

Confidence and Resilience

In particular, applicants will need to evidence how far they have:

  • Demonstrated a calm and controlled approach during difficult situations
  • Maintained focus and worked effectively to achieve a task or objective, despite pressure
  • Identified ways to overcome barriers

Working with Others

In particular, applicants will need to evidence how far they have:

  • Worked with others around them
  • Developed a positive relationship with all
  • Demonstrated good communication skills with the team and others
  • Been sensitive to the well being of others and acted where necessary
  • Encouraged feedback

Openness to Change

In particular, applicants will need to evidence how far they have:

  • Questioned existing approaches to improve current systems
  • Proactively identified, initiated and supported change
  • Sought information about changing circumstances/developments
  • Explored the ideas of others
  • Looked for innovative solutions

Commitment to Development

In particular, applicants will need to evidence how far they have:

  • Devised an effective development plan for self and monitored progress
  • Sought feedback from colleagues on a regular basis
  • Embraced a learning culture and evidenced commitment to personal development

Commitment to Excellence

In particular, applicants will need to evidence how far they have:

  • Completed work using appropriate procedures
  • Completed work as instructed without being reminded constantly
  • Approached work proactively and efficiently
  • Continual looked to improve standards of working and offer suggestions as necessary

Last updated: Monday 20 July 2015