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Fire Service Recruitment : Job Details
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All jobs > North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue > Retained (Part-time) Firefighter > Retained Firefighter

North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue

Retained (Part Time) Firefighter Recruitment

Retained (Part Time) Firefighter Recruitment

Retained (Part Time) Firefighter Recruitment

Retained firefighters are professional firefighters trained by North Yorkshire Fire & Rescue, but they work on a part time basis. Rather than being based at a Fire Station, retained firefighters provide on-call cover from home or their place of work. They respond to emergencies when their pager alerts them so must work or live four minutes travel time from the station.

We are currently recruiting for retained (part-time) firefighters at some of our retained stations. We are particularly keen to recruit people who can primarily provide daytime and weekend cover (6am-6pm or parts of). The stations highlighted in red, in the list below, are those stations that currently have vacancies. If you would like to apply for a station not highlighted (not currently recruiting), we will keep your application on file and contact you when a vacancy arises.

If you are interested in applying please download the Information and Application Pack below.

If you require more information about these vacancies or about completing the application pack please contact the Recruitment Team on 01609 788563 / 01609 788533.

Click here to find out about a recent Open Day event we held at our Training Centre in Easingwold.

We have retained stations at:-

South Area

Acomb, Huntington, Selby, Tadcaster

East Area

Danby, Filey, Goathland, Lythe, Robin Hoods Bay , Snainton, Helmsley, Kirkbymoorside, Malton, Pickering, Sherburn, Bedale, Easingwold, Northallerton, Stokesley, Thirsk

West Area

Boroughbridge, Knaresborough, Lofthouse, Masham, Ripon, Summerbridge, Bentham, Grassington, Settle, Skipton, Colburn, Hawes, Leyburn, Reeth

(Stations highlighted in red currently have vacancies and are recruiting)

Please note that we are not always recruiting for every station listed above, depending on levels of crewing. With the exception of Goathland and Lofthouse these are all retained stations therefore Retained Firefighters attached to these stations are required to live or work within 1 mile / 4 minute response time to the Fire Station.

Please note that Goathland and Lofthouse are volunteer fire stations and attract a different salary package to that detailed in this pack. Please contact the Recruitment Team or attend the relevant drill night as detailed in Section 12 of the information pack if you would like to know more about these stations. Volunteer firefighters are still required to apply and undertake all the tests detailed in the information pack.

If you are successful following the recruitment process you will be expected to attend 2 drill nights at the retained station that you are appointed to and one Pre-Course Learning Day at Training Centre, Easingwold prior to attending a two week Retained Firefighter Course.

To be considered for the position you must adhere to the Recruitment Process below:-

1) Complete the EST5/C Form - Availability Form - This form indicates your availability to attend fire calls and it is an integral part of the recruitment process. If your availability does not meet the requirements of the station or your address is outside the 1 mile / 4 minute response time then your application will not be progressed.

2) Complete the Application Form - Please note that Section 2 of this form will be sent out later in the recruitment process for you to complete after you have successfully passed the written and physical tests. It is not included in this application form at this stage.

3) Complete the Equal Opportunities Monitoring Information Form

4) Complete the Medical Questionnaire - Please see the covering letter in the Application Pack for full details of how to return these forms.

Please note the files below may take a while to open.

Click here for a copy of the Information Pack

Click here for a copy of the application pack

Click here for a copy of a map showing our Fire Stations

Click here for Salary Information

Click here to access the Written Test Practice Booklet

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