CFRSPB0001 - Station Manager Promotion Board


Station Manager Promotion Board 2024

Reference: CFRSPB001

Basic Annual Development Salary: £46,712

Basic Annual Competent Salary A: £48,116

Basic Annual Competent Salary B: £51,525

We are pleased to share that we are holding an internal only Station Manager Promotion Board for 2024.

At a time of ongoing reform of public services, it has never been more important to ensure we have the right people in the right roles, and key to this is supporting our internal talent to progress in both temporary and substantive positions. We are looking for staff who embody our code of ethics, who are passionate about truly making a difference in Cumbria, and who are focussed on demonstrating outstanding leadership. 

We are recruiting motivated, professional, and compassionate people to the roles of Station Manager. This opportunity is open for candidates that are competent in the role band below that for which they are applying. 

Please note, individuals who do not currently hold an ICL2 qualification will be required to pass an ICL2 assessment.

Virtual Engagement Sessions

As part of this Promotion Board, we are holding a virtual engagement sessions and we encourage all to attend. 


Tuesday 9th July 2024 – 14:30pm - 15:30pm

Link to join the session: Join the meeting now

Meeting ID: 326 968 475 15

Passcode: GqPnmX


We have a CFRS Recruitment Pack, attached below, and we ask that applicants read all the information included. 

If you have any queries or accessibility requirements, please contact Orlanda Wright, our Resourcing, Talent, and Wellbeing Lead, via email:

Link: Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service Recruitment Pack (PDF)


For this process, there are two elements candidates must complete. 

  • Part One of the process is completing the CFRS Application Form, which is linked below. This is an online form, but a paper copy is available on request. 

  • Part Two of the process is creating and attaching supporting information, which should detail how you meet the Person Specification of the Station Manager role. The Person Specification is linked below and supporting information should be no more than 2 A4 pages (approx. 1000 words). On Section 9 of the online application form there is a function where you can upload your supporting information. 

Link to Application Form (Microsoft Forms): CLICK HERE

Link to Person Specification (PDF): CLICK HERE



  1. Draft your supporting information before beginning the application form; there is no opportunity to save the application form and pick up where you left off, you will have to start again. 

  2. Save your Supporting Information clearly and label it with your name and the role you are applying for. The Resourcing team receive a high volume of information and we don't want to lose yours because it has too generic a name.

  3. If you have any issues with uploading the document via the form, please email with it and we will save it along with the rest of the information. 

If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to get in touch with a member of our recruitment team via email,   

Advert open - Tuesday 26th June 2024

Virtual Engagement Session - Tuesday 9th July - 14:30pm - 15:30pm

Closing Date - 11:59pm on Sunday 14th July 2024

Shortlisting - Wednesday 17th July 2024

Assessments - Tues 23rd / Weds 24th / Thurs 25th July 2024