In July 2017, Hereford & Worcester Fire and Rescue Service announced that it was accepting applications for wholetime firefighters for the first time in almost ten years.
The online recruitment process has now closed, and successful applicants have been informed by email of the next steps. In the meantime, please find the job description and recruitment information pack here. Applicants in the process may wish to refer to the below documents regarding fitness preparation and the fitness test.
£4,000 - £8,000 per annum (depending on hours available)
We are currently recruiting for on-call firefighters at the stations listed below.
Bromsgrove (day cover required)
Upton upon Severn
Worcester (day cover required)
Hereford (day cover/weekend cover required)
Kington (day cover required)
*The Wyre Forest Emergency Services Hub will serve Kidderminster, Stourport and Bewdley
How can I find out more about the on-call firefighter role?
To find out more, you can register your interest with us (details below) and an officer from the station will contact you, or you can attend an awareness session. Awareness sessions are arranged to give anyone interested more information about the role, the selection process and the organisation. Sessions last approximately 2 hours.
Forthcoming Awareness Sessions:
How does it feel to wear fire kit? How fit do I need to be and what support could I have if I need it? How can I fit the role of on-call firefighter around my main job or family life? Come along to an awareness session and find out!
If you'd like to attend, register your interest below and we'll send you further details.
Monday 16 July 2018 - Pebworth Fire Station, 1830 hrs
To find out more about how on-call works, please see our FAQs.
Registering your interest
If you would like more details about working out of any of the above stations or would like to attend an awareness session, please complete our
on-call firefighter expression of interest form via WM Jobs (an external public sector jobs board). If your local fire station is not currently recruiting for on-call firefighters, you can still register your interest and we will contact you when the station has vacancies.
If you have any queries, please contact the HR department on 01905 368 343 or 01905 368 378 (24 hour answerphone) or email us at email@example.com.
For more information about on-call firefighters please visit our on-call firefighter page.
We are committed to attracting and recruiting quality people and we welcome all sections of the community.