The Scottish Fire and Rescue Service Pipe Band woud like to wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
We hope that Santa is good to you, you have a great New Year and of course you have a fantastic 2014 season.
With the retirement of ex PM Robert Shaw, SFRS Pipe Band embarked on an extensive process to fill this vacancy. During the resultant recruitment period there were a number of outstanding candidates who wished to be considered for the position and picking one candidate proved more difficult that anticipated. However, after a series of interviews it was decided that George Sharp would be offered the position of Pipe Major in the SFRS Pipe Band, which George has accepted. George has played at the highest level in the pipe band world and brings with him a wealth of knowledge, drive and expertise. We would like to wish George all the best in his new position.
The Scottish Fire & Rescue Service is seeking a Pipe Major to lead the Band through 2014 and beyond.
After a long period leading the Grade 2 Strathclyde Fire & Rescue Pipe Band and now representing the newly formed Scottish Fire and Rescue Service our current Pipe Major Robert Shaw is stepping down at the end of the 2013 season.
The band is strongly supported within the organisation and has excellent provision for practice premises, maintenance of equipment, uniforms, and transport to pipe band events.
Applicants should have a track record of playing in the higher grades of the Royal Scottish Pipe Band Association and have the ability to demonstrate good interpersonal and leadership skills.
The continuous encouragement, development and progression of the pipe band in the future is paramount to the role along with upholding the values of the Scottish Fire and Rescue Service.
The closing date for this position is Friday 9th August with interviews being carried out week commencing 19th August.
For further information and to note interest please contact David.Murdoch@firescotland.gov.uk