My name is James Roberts and I have been working for Avon Fire & Rescue Service as a Control Firefighter, based at our Fire Control Room in Lansdown, for nearly two years.
By Sam Day
When joining Control I had only worked Monday to Friday, nine to five. I was young and very social, living for the weekend. It soon became apparent that I could no longer go out every weekend, and sometimes I felt I…
If you score sufficiently at the shortlisting stage, you will be invited to attend the assessment centre where you will be tested on a series of technical challenges.
By Nathan White
By Hannah Cockram
The 12-week training school to become a Firefighter Control Operator is a busy and intense period but one that is enjoyable and rewarding.