Live and/or work within 1 mile of the fire station you wish to work at, or be able to get there within 5 minutes of receiving an emergency call, travelling at normal road speed. You could also run, walk or cycle if this is easier.
Be 18 or over on commencement of employment.
Be eligible to work in the UK.
Will not necessarily prevent you from working for us, it will depend on the type/relevance of offence.
Higher-than-average levels of strength, endurance and aerobic fitness are essential.
You are required to hold literacy and numeracy Level 2 qualifications. If you do not hold these or cannot provide evidence you will be required to complete an online test.
A full UK driving licence is normally required on completion of application.
Be able to maintain contractual hours to provide cover during hours that are specific to the stations requirements.
Commit to attend training drills once a week at your station.
No height or weight requirements. Must pass medical examination during application process, including meeting our eyesight requirements.