Firearms Advisor - Commonwealth Games

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The Firearms Adviser will have recent experience as an operationally competent firearms officer.  With experience of security coordinated operations and planning, you will be skilled in the planning and deployment of firearms assets at large scale events and have a sound knowledge and experience of the principles of major event security planning.


In addition you will have strong communication and interpersonal skills, coupled with the ability to develop and sustain a range of partnership relationships for the purposes of event planning. You will also be accomplished in the planning and delivery of presentations to a range of audiences.

You will also foster a culture of inclusion and be able to work effectively amongst a diverse team, creating strong engagement in order to meet performance objectives whilst embodying Force values and behaviours.




This is a two year fixed term contract opportunity


The successful applicant will be expected to commit to remain in the role until the delivery of the Commonwealth Games in August 2022 and for post event reporting (unless there are exceptional circumstances).


The successful applicant will be subject to appropriate vetting. 


For further information on this role please contact Inspector Dan Lowe on 07391 019 651 or via e mail at:



Interviews will be held during w/c 8th June – 13th June 2020.


The successful applicant will commence their role on 1st September 2020


West Midlands Police are currently undertaking a long term review of staff pay and conditions.  The grade, pay and other terms of employment are therefore subject to review and may change in the future.


West Midlands Police is a Disability Confident Leader - the highest level an organisation can achieve under the scheme run by the Department of Work and Pensions.  As part of our commitment we operate a Guaranteed Interview Scheme - all candidates who declare a disability and meet the essential criteria for the role will be guaranteed an interview.


"Diversity and Inclusion Vision:  Maximise the potential of people from all backgrounds through a culture of fairness and inclusion to deliver the best service for our communities"






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