Become an On-Call Firefighter with Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Help to protect and support your local community – join our team of On-Call Firefighters!Do you –
want a rewarding role within your community
want to learn extra skills
want to earn an additional income
have some spare time
If you would like to be an On-Call Firefighter, you must be able to respond to your Fire Station within five minutes. However, if you can work remotely for your full-time employer, then you could work from ANY of our 12 On-Call Fire Stations.
The role involves a number of hours of flexible On-Call cover, where you must be available to attend emergencies via a pager.We will provide you with a high level of training and a chance to be part of a professional team.
On-Call Firefighters are not always based at Fire Stations, they usually live or work in the local community
The essential requirements
Aged 18 and above on or before the initial course date
Able to reach the station within five minutes of an emergency at normal road speed
Able to attend a drill session once a week at your On-Call station
Have permission from your employer if responding to emergencies from work
Eligible to work in the UK
The RoleOn-Call Firefighters do the same emergency work as Wholetime Firefighters, but they can also have other jobs too. While on duty, they carry a pager, which activates when they need to attend an incident.
On-call Firefighters receive a basic salary and are paid extra for any call out’s, training courses, drill sessions.
On average you could earn between £5000 and £8000 per year.For further information about the role pleaseclick here.Our 6 week workout plan includes a series of cardio and strength training exercises, using your own body weight as resistance. We also haveFireFit videos which will give you an insight intoeach of the role related physical tests:Get FireFit and Role Related Test Videos
The Application ProcessOnce you have submitted your application and the address you have chosen to respond from has been verified (if remote working please put the fire station address), you will be invited to attend the following stages:
Invitation to meet the team at your local Fire Station where you will be able to observe a drill session and ask any questions that you may have (optional)
On-Call Firefighter Awareness Day (optional) – 28th October 2023
Role Related Physical – 25th November 2023
Written assessments – 7th December 2023, retest session 13th December 2023
On station discussion – W/C 15th January 2024
Pre-employment checks – January to April 2024
You must pass each stage of the process to progress to the next.
If successful in all assessments and pre-employment checks, you will be expected to attend the initial recruit training course, which will be taking place on the following dates:
Days 1-3 – 8th to 10th March 2024
Days 4-16 – 15th to 27th April 2024
Pass out Parade – 28th April 2024
For further information about the role please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
To apply for this vacancy please click on the ‘Apply’ button.Our method of application is online, please note, CV’s should not be submitted.
You will be notified of our shortlisting decision via email, so please check your email on a regular basis after submitting your application.
If you are unable to apply using the ‘Apply’ button please contact the Recruitment Centre on email@example.com.
As part of being a Disability Confident employer we guarantee to interview anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. By ‘minimum criteria’ we mean that you must provide us with evidence in your application form which demonstrates that you generally meet the level of competence required for each competence, as well as meeting any of the qualifications, skills or experience defined as essential in the person specification.
Should you require application forms in an alternative format / language or any adjustments to be made throughout the application process or upon appointment, please firstname.lastname@example.org and we will make every effort to meet your specific requirements.
The Fluency Duty is outlined in the Code of Practice on the English language requirements for public sector workers. The Fluency Duty for this role is Required. You must be able to speak and provide advice in accurate spoken English to the public.
Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is committed to equality of opportunity for all employees and is keen to address areas of under representation in its workforce, this is because we really understand the importance of different voices, experiences, perspectives, and backgrounds within our workforce.Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from members of underrepresented groups.WCC has a number of staff network groups which provide peer support and safe spaces for employees who hold these and other identities. Seemore.
Salary: *GBP*2,419 – *GBP*3,224
Basis: Part time