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Full-time recruitment

Recruitment for full-time firefighters will close at 12 noon on 7 April 2017. 

In the meantime, check out the physical requirements of the role in our firefighter practical selection tests


Full-time firefighter vacancies

Salary £22,237 - £29,638

To be a firefighter requires special skills and qualities, not only do you need effective communication skills to deal with the public at safety events and in their homes, you also need to be able to work under pressure as part of a team at operational incidents.

The role of the Fire and Rescue Service has changed incredibly in the last few years as we now face many different challenges. From environmental issues like floods and storms and attending an increasing number of health related incidents. We therefore expect our firefighters to be even more adaptable than ever before.

Full details of the recruitment programme, along with the most frequently asked questions, can be found at the bottom of this page.

You must be physically capable of meeting the demands of the work and be aged 18 years or over, as at 1 September 2017. You must also be available for the key stages in the process as follows and you must be available to attend on one day within each stage:

9 – 17 May 2017 – Firefighter practical tests

5 – 9 June 2017 – Interviews

3 – 14 July 2017 – Medicals

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service is committed to equality and diversity at work. We recruit on merit and encourage applications for vacancies from all sections of the community. 

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