Organisation and Management

Below is information about Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service executive officers and their areas of responsibility.

SFRS Organisation and Management structure

Chief Fire Officer

Chief Fire Officer

Principal responsibilities:

  • Overall Responsibility for Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service
  • Finance
  • Strategy

The Officers Group, headed by the Chief Fire Officer, comprises of three teams that collectively provide a core support function to Shropshire and Wrekin Fire and Rescue Authority. The department is responsible for ensuring that Members of the Fire Authority are able to deliver upon their commitments and principles of effective Corporate Governance as defined within their Code of Corporate Governance which is updated annually.

Deputy Chief Fire Officer

Deputy Chief Fire Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Area Command
  • Operations and Mobilising
  • Training
  • Prevention
  • Health, Safety and Welfare

Assistant Chief Fire Officer

Assistant Chief Fire Officer

Responsibilities:

  • Human Resources
  • Development
  • Information Technology
  • Planning
  • Corporate Support
  • Chaplaincy

The Human Resources and Development Department, headed by the Assistant Chief Officer, comprises of three teams that collectively provide a core support function to SFRS. The department is responsible for the resourcing, retention, training and development and release of all employees.

Resources Department

Head of Resources

Responsibilities:

  • Asset Management
  • Environment
  • Procurement
  • Workshops

The department is structured as two distinct, but closely related, teams responsible for ensuring the provision of appropriate resources and supplier support to the Service. The Technical Services Team provides the specialist skills required to manage the range of resources and suppliers used by the service. The team also provides procurement and environmental management for the whole Service.

The Service's Workshops provide an in-house maintenance service for vehicles and specialist equipment, managed by the Workshops Manager.

Finance Department

Head of Finance

Responsibilities:

  • Finance
  • Budget review

Area Managers

Temporary Area Manager
John Harrison
Temporary Area Manager