On-call Firefighter Pay Scales
The table below shows salaries in the Fire Service with effect from 1 July 2023.
|Position||retainer per yr*||retainer per hr**||rate per OCcasion***|
More senior posts attract varying rates of pay.
*The Full Annual Retainer
This is the full annual retainer for an employee providing full cover (which is defined of at least 120 hours per week – hpw) and is 10% of the annual basic pay of a wholetime employee in the same role.
**Rate Per Hour
This is the basic hourly rate of a wholetime employee in the same role.
***Disturbance Payment Per Occasion
This is the fixed disturbance payment made on each occasion that an employee is called out.