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£21,135 to £23,406 Per year Appointments will normally be based at the bottom point of the salary scale
Part time
22 February 2021 13:16:00
Closing Date:
08 March 2021 17:00:00
Part-Time Firearm & Shotgun Enquiry Officer - V87

Based within Firearms Licencing Unit, Uniform Operational Support

Scale 4 - £21,135 to £23,406 (Pro-Rata)
18.5 hrs per week



The successful candidate will be working to meet the requirements of the Constabulary and, within reason, the convenience of customers, ensuring legal time constraints are met.  There may, therefore, be a requirement to work evenings and weekends.

Please note there will be no shift or weekend enhancements. 

The role will involve using your knowledge of firearms legislation and investigative skills, reporting accordingly, to allow fully informed decision s to be made regaridng the sutiability if indivudals to hold certificates and permit.

You will work from home, using your own vehicle, being paid Essential User allowance and mileage within the geographical area of work from either Barrow Police Station or home, whichever is the lesser distance (if the applicant resides outside the work/customer area additional travelling time and costs will be incurred at the post holders own expense). 

You will collect your work, on a weekly basis from Barrow Police Station, and there will be a requirement for you to make appointments to video call and/or visit applicants, in their homes, mainly in the Barrow and Millom areas but, on occasions, in other areas of the county. 

To make enquiries, conduct visits and make recommendations in respect of the initial issue and renewal of firearm and shotguns certificates and permits and visits to registered firearms dealers and Home Office approved gun clubs, as required by firearms legislation.

Please refer to the attached Job Profile and Person Specification for further details of the role and the essential criteria.

Please note this process will use the Competency and Values Framework for policing (CVF) Personal Qualities.  Please refer to the attached Framework for further details.

Cumbria Constabulary continues to keep Cumbria safe by our staff and officers providing excellent services in partnership with other agencies. Staff jobs are evaluated through the HAY scheme and whilst pay is a strong factor in any recruitment; we can offer the total package, which includes the strong reputational and cultural image of the Constabulary, career progression opportunities including training and development and a wide range of benefits, for further details please click on the following link:

We are already a high performing force, with our staff delivering excellent service on a daily basis. We have outstanding people who work tirelessly to serve our communities. The Code of Ethics sets out the principles and standards of behaviour we expect to see and applies to every individual who works in policing, whether a warranted officer, member of police staff, volunteer or someone contracted to work in a police force, for further details please click on the following link:

We are committed to the development and promotion of equal opportunities for all.  Due to their under representation, applications are particularly welcomed from eligible minority group candidates.

The closing date for this post is 5pm Monday 8th March 2021.

* Appointment to all posts is subject to vetting checks some of which may be enhanced

Application forms can be completed online and emailed to  or alternatively returned by post to the following address: Employee Services Department, Cumbria Constabulary Police Headquarters, Carleton Hall, Penrith, Cumbria, CA10 2AU.

To apply for this vacancy please refer to the attached application form and application form guidance

Appointments will normally be based at the bottom point of the salary scale.

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