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On Call Firefighters Needed at Bromyard and Leominster Fire Stations

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The job requires individuals to live or work within five minutes of one of the fire stations and all recruits must be 18 or over (at the date of joining). 


Station Commander Bob Sproat said: "The role can suit men and women from a wide range of backgrounds. On call firefighters are fully trained and gain knowledge and skills in areas such as accident prevention and first aid that can be of real benefit at home or in the workplace.

"The role of on call firefighter is challenging and extremely rewarding and these men and women provide a vital service for their local community."

Trainee firefighters receive an annual retainer of £2,116 plus extra pay for attending call outs, and when fully trained can earn up to £8,000 a year (subject to call-outs). The Service is looking to recruit people who can work as part of a team and have compassion, sensitivity, discretion and diplomacy in the role of firefighter. The role of on call firefighter is challenging and extremely rewarding and these men and women provide a vital service for their local community.

Anyone interested in finding out more about becoming a firefighter at Bromyard or Leominster is urged to attend an awareness session which is taking place at Bromyard Fire Station in New Road at 6.30pm on Monday, October 3, 2011. To book your place call 01905 368 343.