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Contingent Fire Control Operative

We presently have a vacancy within Fire Control for a Contingent FF (Control) operative. This role is currently based at our Service Headquarters in Worcester. The role will provide flexibility and cover as 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 full time 8 week initial training period, the hours of which would be 9am to 5pm from Monday to Friday. Thereafter, they would be required to commit to working 24 hours each month, (consisting of two 12 hour shifts between the hours of 8am – 8pm) in order to maintain their core competencies and develop within the role. The successful candidate will be paid at the hourly Firefighter (control) trainee rate (currently £9.65 per hour), rising to Firefighter (control) development rate (currently £10.05 per hour) following successful completion of the initial 8 week training course.

Applications are being accepted online through WMJobs, where a full job description can also be found. Closing date for applications is Wednesday 12th October. Interviews to be held Wednesday 19th October.


On-call Firefighters

We are currently recruiting for on-call firefighters at the stations listed below.
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Stations recruiting with On-call awareness session dates

We currently do not have any awareness session dates planned, please keep checking this website for future dates which will be posted once agreed.

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.



Wholetime firefighter

There are no vacancies for wholetime firefighters at this time.



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