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Vacancy summary

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

10/07/2022, 23:55 

August 2022
Royal Marines
RN Royal Marines GS
United Kingdom
FTRS - Home Commitment

Vacancy detail

Primary Purpose.  

    Maintain the Sergeants’ Mess accounts and present them for audit in
    accordance with BRd18 Management and Accounting Instructions for Non Public     Funds.

Secondary Purposes.  

Liaise with Civilian Contract Manager on all matters appertaining to the Sergeants’ Mess and deputise for the Officers’ Mess Manager in their absence.


The post holder is to carry out the following tasks:

a.    Maintain the Sergeants’ Mess accounts and present them for audit iaw BRd18 Management and Accounting Instructions for Non-Public Funds.

b.    Present accurate and compliant S1199s to the Counter Signing Officer within the timelines required.

b.    Assist the Contract Supervising Officer to monitor the HESTIA contract on all matters within the Sergeants’ Mess.

c.    Supervise the daily running of the Mess iaw Sergeants’ Mess rules and byelaws.

d.    Determine the requirements for additional stock, and insurance for functions held in the Mess.

e.    Ensure the building and contents are maintained to a high standard and comply with HS & EP and Fire regulations.

f.    Support all WOs/SNCOs delegated to organise functions.

g.    Supervise the maintenance of the Mess Property Book in conjunction with the Mess Property Representative.

h.    Carry out physical checks of all stores held on AinUs termly or when required by QM, reporting results to the OC Base.

i.    Oversee the allocation and payment of accommodation to WOs/SNCO/SRs joining the Mess.

j.    Ensure all Mess Members have been given a brief on the routine for paying Mess Subs.

k.    At the end of each month establish the audit trail and generate the data necessary for the correct fund management.

l.    Ensure items owned by the Mess are covered by maintenance contracts or insurances, are maintained as laid down in the terms of the contract.

m.    Maintain an up-to-date list of Committees on the Mess Notice Board.

n.    Display / Disseminate the Minutes of General Mess Meetings after they have been approved by the Managing Trustee.

o.    Carry out any other roles allocated as required delegated to them by OC Base, RSM or PMC.

p.    To deputise for the Officers’ Mess Manager in their absence.

q.    To carry out any additional Unit or Sergeants’ Mess tasks.

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

  • Service Funds Course
  • Building Manager Course
  • Work Place Risk Assessors / awareness, Institution Occupation Health Safety (IOHS)
  • Fire Awareness
  • Accident investigating and reporting

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 interviewed at the discretion of the Line Manager and 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.