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Appointment to Ilkeston Mines Rescue Station

Charlie Snarski - 16 November 1973


Dear Sir,

Following the satisfactory report on your X-ray examination I am able to offer you the appointment of Permanent Corps Rescue Brigadesman at the Ilkeston Mines Rescue Station to commence on Monday, 19th November 1973 . Your Colliery Manager has kindly agreed to accept a reduced period of notice from you to enable you to take up the appointment on this date.

This appointment is made in accordance with the wages and conditions of service in the Agreement relating to Weekly Paid Industrial Staff, dated 1st May 1968, as revised.

The appointment of Brigadesman (Job reference No . WP.1047) carries a weekly wage of £ 33.39 paid on Fridays one week in arrears, plus house free of rent and rates, free uniform and an allowance of eight tons of coal per year free of charge.

The above-mentioned agreement contains information as to holidays, hours of work, incapacity for work due to sickness and injury and the provisions for sick pay etc., pensions and pension schemes. A copy of the agreement together with a schedule of the terms of employment and other conditions are available for inspection in File CEA. No. 2 which is main­ tained at the Rescue Station.

A house at the Rescue Station will be made available for your occupation and the Board will be responsible for the expense of removing your furniture and other household effects to Ilkeston.

You will be expected to provide normal gas or electric cooking facilities. The connection to or disconnection from the services for gas or electric cookers must be carried out by a competent engineer approved by the Rescue Station Superintendent and you will be expected to defray the cost.

Attached is a copy of the conditions of employment of Permanent Corps Rescue Brigadesman.

I should be pleased if you would inform me by return post whether or not you are prepared to accept this appointment, and if you are please telephone Mr. F. Morley at Mansfield 23263 to discuss possible dates for the removal of your furniture and household effects.

Yours Faithfully
F. Heald

District Rescue Stations Manager