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Contingent Fire Service Control Operator

Firefighter (Control)
Part Time / Full Time
Flexible cover, Service Headquarters Worcester

The purpose of the role is to provide flexibility and cover as and when required within Fire Control. The successful individual could be required to work at short notice to cover short term sickness absence within the team or conversely cover longer periods of absence i.e. maternity/paternity leave.

The successful candidate would be required to complete a 8 week initial training period, the hours of which would be 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday. Thereafter, the successful candidate would be required to commit to working 24 hours each month, (consisting of two 12 hour day shifts between the hours of 8am – 8pm). For a full job description and person specification visit the WMJobs website. Closing date for this vacancy is midnight on 9th September.


Driving Instructor

Scale 6
£27,980 – £29,853 per annum, includes market supplement
37 hours per week, Training Centre Droitwich

To instruct and assess personnel in the use of relevant vehicles and the range of driving skills required to comply with current Blue Light standards. To provide training for students for approval to drive service vehicles and instruct on Emergency Fire Appliance Driving courses (EFAD). Provide reactive and proactive research into all matters affecting driver training, instructor training, licensing, legislation, resources and road safety and to present these findings in report and PowerPoint formats as required.

For a full job description and person specification visit the WMJobs website. Closing date for this vacancy is midnight on 8th September.


On-call Firefighters

We are currently recruiting for on-call firefighters at the stations listed below.
(Click the title to reveal stations)

Stations recruiting with On-call awareness session dates

Bewdley Fire Station - Saturday 20 August 2016, 10.00 am
Bromyard Fire Station - Tuesday 23 August 2016, 6.30 pm
Kidderminster Fire Station - Thursday 25 August 2016, 7.00 pm
Pershore Fire Station - Tuesday 30 August 2016, 6.00 pm
Stourport Fire Station - Saturday 20 August 2016, 1200 midday

Stations recruiting without currently arranged On-call awareness sessions

Broadway Fire Station
Droitwich Fire Station
Eardisley Fire Station
Evesham Fire Station
Ewyas Harold Fire Station
Fownhope Fire Station
Kingsland Fire Station
Ledbury Fire Station
Leintwardine Fire Station
Leominster Fire Station
Malvern Fire Station
Ross on Wye Fire Station
Pebworth Fire Station
Peterchurch Fire Station
Redditch Fire Station
Tenbury Fire Station
Upton Fire Station
Whitchurch Fire Station

Please register your interest if you would like more details and we will contact you - follow the instructions below.

To be an on-call firefighter, you need to be able to respond to your local fire station within 5 minutes. There are different levels of cover that an on-call firefighter can provide, ranging from 40 hours per week up to 120 hours per week. If you are interested in any of the above stations, please register your interest using the online form (see below).

If you are interested in being an on-call firefighter, but your local fire station is not currently recruiting, please register your interest online and we will contact you when the station have vacancies.


Registering your interest


Please complete our On-call Firefighter Expression of Interest form which is located at WM Jobs, an external jobs board. This form is merely recording your interest in the role – we will then contact you with further information.

If you have any queries, please contact the HR department on 01905 368 343, or 01905 368 378 (24 hour answer phone) or email us at recruitment@hwfire.org.uk.


For more information about On-call firefighters please visit our On-call firefighter page.



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