On-Call Firefighter

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Working Pattern:
As and when required
Advert Start Date:
Advert End Date:
31/12/2024 23:59
Annual Retainer of £2,520 (when qualified) plus £11.05 per hour (from commencement of training)
Job Category:
Fire and Rescue (On Call)
Vacancy ID:
Employment Location:
See advert text
Number of posts:
Closing date:
31 Dec
Further Information
Help protect your local community – join our team of On-Call Firefighters!
Our next training course starts in September 2024. On-Call firefighting can be for anyone, it could be the ideal job for a parent who needs flexible working hours, someone with some spare time, is unemployed or even someone in full-time employment.
If you would like to be a On-Call Firefighter you must live within five minutes travel from the fire station you will be based at. The job involves a number of hours where you must be available for call outs via a pager. We need people who can provide cover during the week Monday to Friday, evenings and weekends.
We are looking for dedicated and committed people to deliver modern fire and rescue services within your local community. Join us at this exciting time of change and we will provide you with a high level of training and a chance to be part of a professional team.
To find out more about the role of an on call Firefighter visit https://oncallfire.uk
We are currently keen to receive applications from people interested in working at the following stations: Redcar, Headland, Yarm, Guisborough, Saltburn.
To apply to be an On-Call Firefighter you must:
• Live and be able to respond and arrive within 5 minutes and provide cover on a rotational call-out basis to the Station you will be situated at
• Be 18 years old at the commencement of the training course • Meet the Fire & Rescue Services medical standards for eyesight, colour vision, hearing, lung function and general fitness
• Be eligible to work in the UK
And it would be desirable if you:
• Hold a full UK car driving licence • Hold an LGV driving licence
A candidate may not:
• Be currently employed as a warranted Police Officer

Dates to remember:
Applications close: 14 April 2024
Psychometric Assessments: These need to be completed by 5 May 2024
Physicals Assessments: Will take place on 17 May 2024
Interviews: Will take place in June 2024
Pre-Employment Checks: July 2024
Course Commences:
3 September 2024 which will take place on evenings, weekends and 13 fixed days over a two week period for Breathing Apparatus training.
Please look at the Overview Timetable in the supporting documents section of this advert for dates and times of the training.