Pay settlement 2015


The NJC has agreed an increase of 1% with effect from 1st July 2015. The following appendices contain the revised rates of pay.

In all cases annual figures are rounded to the nearest pound and hourly rates are derived from the appropriate annual figure divided by 52.143 (rounded to nearest penny) then by 42 (rounded to nearest penny).

Firefighting Roles

  Basic Annual Basic Hourly Rate Overtime Rate
  £ £ £
Firefighter      
Trainee 22,017 10.05 15.08
Development 22,933 10.47 15.71
Competent 29,345 13.40 20.10
Crew Manager      
Development 31,189 14.24 21.36
Competent 32,533 14.86 22.28
Watch Manager      
Development 33,237 15.18 22.77
Competent A 34,160 15.60 23.40
Competent B 36,381 16.61 24.92
Station Manager      
Development 37,842 17.28 25.92
Competent A 38,977 17.80 26.70
Competent B 41,737 19.06 28.59
Group Manager      
Development 43,582 19.90 N/A
Competent A 44,889 20.50 N/A
Competent B 48,313 22.06 N/A
Area Manager      
Development 51,165 23.36 N/A
Competent A 52,699 24.06 N/A
Competent B 56,124 25.63 N/A

 

Retained Duty System

  Full Annual Retainer Day Crewing Retainer Rate per Hour Disturbance per Occasion
  £ £ £ £
Firefighter        
Trainee 2,202 1,101 10.05 3.86
Development 2,293 1,147 10.47 3.86
Competent 2,935 1,467 13.40 3.86
Crew Manager        
Development 3,119 1,559 14.24 3.86
Competent 3,253 1,627 14.86 3.86
Watch Manager        
Development 3,324 1,662 15.18 3.86
Competent A 3,416 1,708 15.60 3.86
Competent B 3,638 1,819 16.61 3.86
Station Manager        
Development 3,784 1,892 17.28 3.86
Competent A 3,898 1,949 17.80 3.86
Competent B 4,174 2,087 19.06 3.86
Group Manager        
Development 4,358 2,179 19.90 3.86
Competent A 4,489 2,244 20.50 3.86
Competent B 4,831 2,416 22.06 3.86
Area Manager        
Development 5,117 2,558 23.36 3.86
Competent A 5,270 2,635 24.06 3.86
Competent B 5,612 2,806 25.63 3.86

 

Control Specific Roles

  Basic Annual Basic Hourly Rate Overtime Rate
  £ £ £
Firefighter (Control)      
Trainee 20,916 9.55 14.33
Development 21,786 9.95 14.92
Competent 27,877 12.73 19.09
Crew Manager (Control)      
Development 29,629 13.53 20.29
Competent 30,906 14.11 21.17
Watch Manager (Control)      
Development 31,575 14.42 21.63
Competent A 32,452 14.82 22.23
Competent B 34,562 15.78 23.67
Station Manager (Control)      
Development 35,950 16.42 24.62
Competent A 37,028 16.91 25.36
Competent B 39,650 18.11 27.16
Group Manager (Control)      
Development 41,403 18.91 N/A
Competent A 42,645 19.47 N/A
Competent B 45,897 20.96 N/A

 

Non-Operational Staff

  £ Per Annum
Fire Control Operator Equivalent)  
During first six months 18,751
After six months and during 2nd year 19,581
During 3rd year 20,512
During 4th year 21,521
During 5th year 23,439
Leading Fire Control Operator Equivalent 25,101
Senior Fire Control Operator Equivalent  
During 1st year in rank 25,745
During 2nd year in rank 26,721

 

Junior Firefighters

  £ Per Annum
  £ Per Annum
Aged 16 10,185
Aged 17 10,944
Aged 18 22,017

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