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Contingent Fire Service Control Operator

We presently have a vacancy for a Control Operator (the formal title of the post is Firefighter (Control)) to be based at our Service Headquarters in 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.

Further information on the role, including a full job description, can be found via the WMJobs website. Closing date for applications is Friday 7th April 2017. Interviews to be held w/c 24th April 2017.


Community Risk Technician

Scale 3 £16,481 - £17,547 per annum
37 hours per week, Fixed Term contract, Worcester

To support the delivery of HWFRS's Home Safety (Fire Safety) policies by identifying vulnerable people within the community who are “at risk" of fire in line with the Service's Community Safety Strategy, and by delivering Home Fire Safety Checks across the two counties in those areas covered by retained stations.

This is a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave, anticipated up to 31st March 2018. On-line applications will be available from Friday 10th March 2017, via the WM Jobs website. Interviews to be held Wednesday 5th April 2017.


On-call firefighters

We are currently recruiting for on-call firefighters at the stations listed below. The list will be updated as and when planned awareness sessions are scheduled so please keep checking this website for future dates:

Bewdley Fire Station (day cover only)
Bromyard Fire Station
Broadway Fire Station
Droitwich Fire Station
Eardisley Fire Station
Evesham Fire Station
Ewyas Harold Fire Station
Fownhope Fire Station
Kidderminster Fire Station (day cover only)
Kingsland Fire Station
Kington Fire Station
Ledbury Fire Station
Leintwardine Fire Station
Leominster Fire Station
Malvern Fire Station
Ross on Wye Fire Station
Pebworth Fire Station
Pershore Fire Station - Wednesday 15 March 2017, at 6.30pm
Peterchurch Fire Station
Stourport Fire Station (day cover only)
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

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