Filling LFB junior officer roles (2

Questions to the Mayor of London – answered on 17th September 2020.

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Photo of Andrew Dismore Andrew Dismore Labour

What is the current target establishment for leading firefighters, sub officers, and station officers, and what is the actual number of substantive LFB staff in those ranks?

Photo of Sadiq Khan Sadiq Khan Mayor of London

As of 31 August 2020 the establishment and actual numbers were as follows:

Rank

Establishment

Actuals

Station Officer

265.00

245.71

Sub Officer

620.00

500.57

Leading Firefighter

533.00

483.94

Firefighter

3129.00

3262.22

Total

4547.00

4492.44

A Station Officer promotion process has concluded in the first week of September. Successful candidates will fill both current vacancies and new vacancies arising between now and the next process in 2021. A Sub Officer promotion process is currently in progress and a Leading Firefighter process will start in October 2020.