DN 07/2022 Chief Fire Officer  – Preferred Candidate

The Commissioner has selected her preferred candidate for Chief Fire Officer for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

10 May 2022 

The Commissioner has selected her preferred candidate for Chief Fire Officer for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service who will be proposed to a confirmation hearing by the North Yorkshire Police, Fire and Crime Panel (‘the Panel’) on 25 May 2022. 

Background

Following a rigorous recruitment process, full details of which will be set out in her report to the Panel, the Commissioner has selected Jonathan Dyson as her preferred candidate for the role of Chief Fire Officer for North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

In accordance with the Fire and Rescue Authority (Police and Crime Commissioner) (Application of Local Policing Provisions, Inspection, Powers to Trade and Consequential Amendments) Order 2017, the Commissioner will request that the Police, Fire and Crime Panel consider and report to her about the appointment of Mr Dyson, at a confirmation hearing on 25 May 2022.

The Commissioner’s reasons for proposing Mr Dyson will be set out in her report to the Panel and published at https://www.nypartnerships.org.uk/pcp on or before 18 May 2022.

Decision Record

The Commissioner proposes Jonathan Dyson as Chief Fire Officer of North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Zoë Metcalfe

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner for North Yorkshire
10 May 2022

Statutory Officer Advice

Legal, Management and Equality Implications

The selection process has been carried out by a lawful procedure and will be followed by the confirmation process required by the law.

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