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Wholetime (Full-Time) Firefighter Recruitment

Salary: £28,265 – £37,675 per annum


Superb Pension Schemes available

Health and wellbeing support

Gym and parking facilities

Royal Berkshire Fire and Rescue Service is pleased to invite applications for Wholetime Firefighter Apprentices to join us in this challenging and highly rewarding career. 

The role of a firefighter is varied and as well as responding to a range of incidents, it includes providing fire safety advice and engaging with local communities, through safety advice events, education activities and campaigns.

There isn’t one stereotypical firefighter and we’re keen to encourage people of all backgrounds to apply to join our highly skilled teams.

Our #OneTeamForBerkshire campaign highlights the diversity of both people and roles within the Service, all working to serve the people of Royal Berkshire. Appointing the right people is essential in helping us to achieve our goals for the future. You can read the experiences of some of our staff on the website.

Anyone, from any background or walk of life can apply to be a firefighter apprentice, so long as they are new to the role. This could be someone at the beginning of their career, those returning to work after a career break or those looking for a change of career later in life. All applicants will be selected based on the same standards and decisions will be based on merit.

Our recruitment opens on Monday, 8 July at 12:00pm with the initial application stage closing on Monday, 29 July at 11:59pm.

Find out more and apply on our website.