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Wholetime Firefighter Recruitment

Don't miss out. We are now recruiting for our 2020 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.

Open for applications 

0900 hours on 22 June to
1200 hours on 1 July 2020

Assessment Centres / Interviews  (Joint Training Centre, Ripley)

20 July to 28 July 2020
(not including weekends)

Swimming test (Lonsdale Swimming Pool, Mickleover, Derby) 

Date to be confirmed

Fitness Test / Medicals / Pre-employment checks / References

Commence 19 August 2020

Training course

Commences 2 November 2020