Pay settlement 2016


The NJC has agreed an increase of 1% with effect from 1 July 2016. 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 22,237 10.15 15.23
Development 23,162 10.58 15.87
Competent 29,638 13.53 20.30
Crew Manager      
Development 31,501 14.38 21.57
Competent 32,858 15.00 22.50
Watch Manager      
Development 33,569 15.33 23.00
Competent A 34,502 15.75 23.63
Competent B 36,745 16.78 25.17
Station Manager      
Development 38,220 17.45 26.18
Competent A 39,367 17.98 26.97
Competent B 42,154 19.25 28.88
Group Manager      
Development 44,018 20.10 N/A
Competent A 45,338 20.70 N/A
Competent B 48,796 22.28 N/A
Area Manager      
Development 51,677 23.60 N/A
Competent A 53,226 24.30 N/A
Competent B 56,685 25.88 N/A

 

Retained Duty System

  Full Annual Retainer Day Crewing Retainer Rate per Hour Disturbance per Occasion
  £ £ £ £
Firefighter        
Trainee 2,224 1,112 10.15 3.90
Development 2,316 1,158 10.58 3.90
Competent 2,964 1,482 13.53 3.90
Crew Manager        
Development 3,150 1,575 14.38 3.90
Competent 3,286 1,643 15.00 3.90
Watch Manager        
Development 3,357 1,678 15.33 3.90
Competent A 3,450 1,725 15.75 3.90
Competent B 3,675 1,837 16.78 3.90
Station Manager         
Development 3,822 1,911 17.45 3.90
Competent A 3,937 1,968 17.98 3.90
Competent B 4,215 2,108 19.25 3.90
Group Manager        
Development 4,402 2,201 20.10 3.90
Competent A 4,534 2,267 20.70 3.90
Competent B 4,880 2,440 22.28 3.90
Area Manager        
Development 5,168 2,584 23.60 3.90
Competent A 5,323 2,661 24.30 3.90
Competent B 5,669 2,834 25.88 3.90

 

Control Specific Roles

  Basic Annual Basic Hourly Rate Overtime Rate
  £ £ £
Firefighter (Control)      
Trainee 21,125 9.65 14.48
Development 22,004 10.05 15.08
Competent 28,156 12.86 19.29
Crew Manager (Control)      
Development 29,926 13.66 20.49
Competent 31,215 14.25 21.38
Watch Manager (Control)      
Development 31,891 14.56 21.84
Competent A 32,777 14.97 22.46
Competent B 34,908 15.94 23.91
Station Manager (Control)       
Development 36,309 16.58 24.87
Competent A 37,399 17.08 25.62
Competent B 40,046 18.29 27.44
Group Manager (Control)      
Development 41,817 19.09 N/A
Competent A 43,071 19.67 N/A
Competent B 46,356 21.17 N/A

 

Non-Operational Staff

  £ Per Annum
Fire Control Operator Equivalent)  
During first six months 18,939
After six months and during 2nd year 19,777
During 3rd year 20,717
During 4th year 21,736
During 5th year 23,673
Leading Fire Control Operator Equivalent 25,352
Senior Fire Control Operator Equivalent  
During 1st year in rank 26,002
During 2nd year in rank 26,988

 

Junior Firefighters

  £ Per Annum
  £ Per Annum
Aged 16 10,287
Aged 17 11,053
Aged 18 22,237

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