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Jobs in Fire and Rescue

 

Wholetime firefighters work full time from a fire station.

We recruit wholetime firefighters across Hertfordshire when there's demand or vacancies.

Our last application process closed on 6 September 2019.

 

On call firefighters respond to 999 calls from home or work when they're on duty. They often have other weekday jobs.

They're paid, fully trained and work alongside full-time firefighters.

We welcome expressions of interest all year.

 

 

We’re part of the council's Community Protection directorate. We have a wide range of crucial roles which support the work of our firefighters, including fire control operators, transport, driver training, and business support.


 

Firefighters need to maintain a level of fitness throughout their careers.

  • Learn about our fitness tests for candidates.
  • Watch our exercise videos to get you fit for life.

 

 

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 the following groups.

 

 

armed forces covenant logoArmed Forces Covenant – we have signed up to the covenant to acknowledge and understand that those who serve or who have served in the armed forces, and their families, should be treated with fairness and respect in the communities, economy and society they serve with their lives.

 

Asian fire service associationAsian Fire Service Association (AFSA) – Members of our staff inclusion network group regularly attend conferences and events and feedback recommendations to increase the diversity of our workforce.

 

disability confident logoDisability Confident Employer – We recruit and retain disabled people and people with health conditions for their skills and talent.

 

LGBT partnership logoHerts 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 logoWomen in the Fire Service (WFS) – We support our female staff to get involved with events, initiatives and training offered by WFS to enable networking and development opportunities.

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