New Jobs Created at Fire and Security Firm

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The East Lancashire Fire and Security provider Alert Fire and Security, are continuing to grow, leading to the creation of a range of new jobs and apprenticeships.


Based in Burnley and serving customers across the North of England, Alert have celebrated their most successful trading year to date and are now rolling out a new range of industry leading fire and security products to existing and new customers.

The new job positions include full time Sales, Account Management, Surveying, Engineer, Maintenance and Apprenticeship roles.

Managing Director Trevor Shanley explained “The last 18 months have seen us undertake our most expansive business growth review to date, and given us the focus to evolve our products and service range to implement the latest, leading technology in the industry.”

“This has led to new business opportunities, meaning we need to grow our team with a range of jobs and skill sets”.

“We have created new full-time positions including sales for new business, account management to continue our high-level service of support and engineers for our maintenance team that offer 24/7 support 365 days a week”.


Recent fire and security tragedies in the news

“Our customers are wholly reliant on us providing fire and security products and support in order to protect their high value assets including employees, public, stock and properties”.

“We have all seen and read the national news about the tragedies at Grenfell and Regent Canal, along with heightened security provisions to protect against terrorism in public places”.

“This has highlighted the need and acted as a catalyst for all businesses to review their fire and security processes”.

“That means it is vital we achieve high accreditation and provide in depth training to enable us to continually achieve the NSI Gold Standard and BAFE accreditation in service and support, for the benefit of our customers”.

Trevor continued “Our employees are the key ingredient to growing our business. We integrate them into our business decision making process so that they are involved, enthused and buy into the ethos of providing high level customer support”.

“We are looking for people that enjoy their work and want to work with a successful business”.


Award Winning Apprenticeships at Alert Fire and Security.

Alert Fire and Security recently won the prestigious ‘Skills and Apprenticeship Award’ in the UCLAN Themis Awards 2017.

Claire Murren, Operation Manager at Alert Fire and Security explained how important it was for Alert to develop an Apprentice in the business.

“As part of our jobs and recruitment programme, we will also be taking on a new Apprentice and continue our promise of developing an Apprentice every 2 years”.

“Our most recent award at the Themis Awards 2017 shows how important we take the opportunity to support local talent.”

“We work with local colleges to ensure the course supports our apprentice engineers and allows them to implement practical work on site, into their academic studies.”


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If you have the drive and determination to work in a growing business and develop your skills, now is the time to apply. To see the latest jobs availability, apply online now on our Jobs page



About Alert Fire and Security

Alert Fire and Security Ltd are a NSI Gold and BAFE certified company that install quality systems.

They offer a full range of services including monitored & maintained intruder alarm systems, monitored & maintained fire alarm systems, HD CCTV, biometric access control, fire risk assessment, fire marshal training, fire extinguisher servicing and security gated and barrier solutions.


About NSI Gold

The National Security Inspectorate (NSI) is recognised as the leading certification body for the security and fire protection industries in the UK.

Gold accreditation holds the greatest perceived value across industry and by the police, fire and rescue services and insurers and builds on product Certification to incorporate Quality Management System Certification.


About BAFE

BAFE is the independent registration body for third party certified fire protection companies across the UK. A national independent register of quality fire safety service providers.

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