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Vacancy summary

Royal Marines
OR-7 - CPO - SSgt/CSgt - Chf Tech/FS
Staff Sergeant / Colour Sergeant

06/02/2022, 23:55 

March 2022
12 months
Royal Marines
RN Royal Marines GS
United Kingdom
FTRS - Home Commitment

Vacancy detail

Be the SME POC for Mess sub-committees regarding functions and provide them with fund management support as necessary.

Building Manager for CFSM and Seniors’ SLA reporting all defects to the HFM Prime Contractor helpdesk

Maintain Mess accounts and property books.

Collaborate with the Civilian Mess Supervisor (ESS) on all matters pertaining to the Soft Facilities Management contract (HESTIA) within the Sergeants’ Mess.

Maintain Mess minutes, Proposition book and all correspondence as designated by the Mess President         

Allocation of SLA for all WOs and SNCOs working within the establishment

Act as Master of Ceremony for official functions, ensuring that traditions and RM ethos are not eroded whilst liaising with appropriate external stakeholders.

Any other Firm Base related tasks as directed by Base Sqn Comd Gp or the Mess President.


Some weekend and out-of-hours duty is required in order to deliver functions. Incumbent may apply for surplus SLA at entitled rates provided it is available without displacing entitled personnel.

Employer Comments

Service funds training may be taken once in post. The successful candidate must be able to work effectively and collaboratively in a Whole Force environment operating with joint Military personnel, Civil Service and HFM and SFM Contractors.


Must be an OR7 of ANY RM specialisation. OR6 applicants with a recommend for the next higher rank in their most recent SJAR will be considered. 

OR8 applicants, if successful, will only be paid as and normally wear the rank of OR7.

Must be serving as a member of the Reserve Forces or have served with the Regular Forces.

The incumbent will either need to hold or gain the Service Funds competency.

Applicants will undergo an initial eligibility sift. Successful applicants will have their details forwarded to the Post Sponsor to arrange interviews. Unsuccessful applicants will be advised accordingly.

Following interviews; the successful applicant will be informed that they are the Preferred Candidate with details being sent to the CM RES FTRS Cell who will continue the recruitment process. Unsuccessful applicants will be advised accordingly.

Once the recruitment process is complete then the Preferred Candidate will be invited to take up FTRS.


NB: Where the Anticipated Start date has already passed, the start date will be ASAP

Eligibility for FTRS/ADC

Any member of the Maritime Volunteer Reserves (RNR, RMR) or the Royal Fleet Reserves (RFR) (Ex-Regular Reserve) may volunteer to undertake a period of FTRS/ADC. Ex-Regular personnel whose RFR liability has run out may be re-instated to take up FTRS/ADC.

Applicants undertaking a period of FTRS/ADC must be suitably qualified by rate, specialisation, qualifications and experience to fill the posts for which they apply. Applications will be accepted from reservists who hold one rate or more above or one rate only below the advertised rate. Applicants one rate below may be employed in the acting higher rate (excluding the advertised rate of WO2 or WO1) if they are suitable, qualified and meet current promotion regulations in all respects. Applicants prepared to serve in a position at a lower rate then the rate worn will be appropriate to that of the position. Exceptions will not normally be considered.

Applicants must also be medically fit to fulfil the duties which their Commitment will require them to undertake. Personnel who have been discharged P8 Permanently Unsuitable Naval Service through the MBOS and Employability Board will not be considered.

Ex-Regular Reserves other ranks of an equivalent rank from sister services may apply, however will have to transfer to the RFR and conduct a period of Marinisation if they are selected as the preferred candidate.

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This opportunity is closed to applications.