Full Time Firefighters

In order to be a firefighter with Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service you must meet the following criteria:
1. Be at least 18 years old
2. Live in Northamptonshire
3. Have a full, clean driving license
4. Be willing to undertake a DBS check
5. Be eligible to work in the UK

In order to be a firefighter with Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service you must meet the following criteria:
1. Be at least 18 years old
2. Live in Northamptonshire
3. Have a full, clean driving license
4. Be willing to undertake a DBS check
5. Be eligible to work in the UK

In order to be a firefighter with Northamptonshire Fire and Rescue Service you must meet the following criteria:
1. Be over 18 years old
2. Live in Northamptonshire
3. Have a full driving licence
4. Be willing to undertake a DBS check
5. Be eligible to work in the UK

Being a firefighter is a very physical job. You need to be able to pass annual fitness and medical tests.
It's not just about putting out fires.
A large part of the job is getting involved with the local community to promote fire safety in the hope of reducing the number of incidents we are called to attend.
It's not just about putting out fires.
Our firefighters are fully trained to deal with water rescues, hazardous waste and floods.
It's not just about putting out fires.
Firefighters are often at the scene of serious road traffic accidents to assist police and ambulance services.
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We want the best people to come and work for us as firefighters. We are inclusive, flexible and simply want to find the most talented candidates for these jobs. We would like to hear from people of different genders, cultures and backgrounds. We are most interested in the skills you have to offer and how we can help you become a great firefighter.

The job is challenging, rewarding and packed with variety. No two days are ever the same.

You could be putting out a blaze, inspiring young minds on a school visit, hosting an open day, attending a chemical spillage, rescuing a horse from a canal…the list goes on.

To become a firefighter you need composure and understanding. You may need to react quickly in a crisis, or communicate vital information with clarity. In return you will receive a competitive salary, backed by excellent career development and promotion opportunities.

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