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Wholetime Firefighter Recruitment

Don't miss out. We are now recruiting for our 2022 intake.

Wholetime Firefighter Recruitment

Derbyshire Fire & Rescue Service are now recruiting for wholetime firefighters. An exciting new career awaits, where you can keep learning and help the communities of Derbyshire.

The role of a Firefighter is varied and fighting fires is only one part. Firefighters deal with many other incidents including road traffic collisions, chemical accidents, floods, and animal rescues. A great emphasis is placed on educating the local community on fire prevention and safety.

Stage Time

Open for applications 

0900 hours 3 January to 1200 hours 17 January 2022
Online Assessments 0900 hours 19 January to 1200 hours 25 January 2022

Assessment Centres / Interviews  (Joint Training Centre, Ripley)

Various Dates 14 - 25 February 2022

Swimming test (Alfreton Leisure Centre) 

Date to be confirmed

Fitness Test / Medicals / Pre-employment checks / References

Commence in March 2022

Training course

Commences 6 June 2022 to 16 September 2022