Personal Qualities and Attributes

Personal Qualities and Attribute (PQA) Definitions:

Working with Others

– works effectively with others both within the Fire and Rescue Service and the Community

Commitment to Diversity and Integrity

– understands and respects diversity and adopts a fair and ethical approach to others

Confidence and Resilience

– maintains a confident and resilient attitude in highly challenging situations

Commitment to Excellence

– Adopts a conscientious and proactive approach to work to achieve and maintain excellent standards

Commitment to Development

– committed to and able to develop self and others

Situational Awareness

– maintains an active awareness of the environment to promote safe and effective working

Openness to Change

– is open to change and actively seeks to support it within the Fire and Rescue Service and the community

Effective Communication

– Communicates well both orally and in writing

Problem Solving

– Understands, recalls, applies and adapts relevant information in an organised, safe and systematic way