Welcome from Ian Hayton, Chief Fire Officer

Thank you for your interest in the vacancy of Assistant Chief Fire Officer Community Protection.

As Chief Fire Officer, I am committed to our vision of ensuring that Cleveland Fire Brigade remains a leading fire and rescue service, delivering first class services to our local communities.

I am seeking an individual who shares our vision, and can drive forward our ambitious plans to continue our great work to make the communities of Teesside safer and stronger.

Our organisation has faced a period of unprecedented financial pressure which means that the successful candidate will need to demonstrate their ability to deliver transformational change, working in partnership with key stakeholders.

As a key member of the Executive Leadership Team, it is critical that the leadership you bring complement the needs of the team and Brigade, and role models our values and highest standards of professionalism.

If you are a forward thinking, inclusive, strategic leader who possesses personal resilience and drive, is an engaging and influential communicator and is someone who ‘dares to be different’ through innovative ways of working, then this opportunity could be right for you!

Ian Hayton,
Chief Fire Officer