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Jobs at Hertfordshire Fire and Rescue Service


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Wholetime firefighters

Wholetime firefighters work full time from a fire station.

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On call firefighters

A fully trained firefighter who responds to incidents from home, work or other locations.

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Fire control operators

We take Fire Service calls from within Hertfordshire to incidents such as house fires and road traffic collisions.

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Transfer opportunities

Open to personnel wishing to transfer as fully competent firefighters and fire control operators.


We value and respect the diversity of our employees. We aim to recruit a workforce that represents the communities we serve by giving equal opportunities to all.

We're proud members or supporters of:

  • Herts LGBT Partnership – we work in partnership with Hertfordshire Police, NHS partnership trusts and other Hertfordshire organisations to reach out to LGBT+ communities.
  • Women in the Fire Service – we support our female staff to get involved with events, initiatives and training to enable networking and development opportunities.
  • Armed Forces Covenant – we've signed up to the covenant to acknowledge that those who serve (or have served) in the armed forces and their families should be treated with fairness and respect.
  • Asian Fire Service Association – members of our staff inclusion network group regularly attend conferences and events, and feedback recommendations to increase the diversity of our workforce.
  • Disability Confident Employer – we recruit and retain people with disabilities or health conditions for their skills and talent.

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