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.
My name is Kirsty Nelmes and I’m a firefighter on Bedminster Green Watch. I joined Avon Fire & Rescue Service in January 2022 and have loved every minute so far.
Prior to joining the fire service, Daniel was a prison officer at HMP Bristol. He wanted a role that presented him with challenges on a daily basis.
Tim travelled the world with the army for 13 and half years before joining Avon Fire & Rescue Service, serving as a radio operator and military photographer.
Before joining Avon Fire and Rescue Service, Gregory Streete was a basketball player for the Bristol Flyers, a coach and youth worker.
He has also represented GB in basketball at in various age groups including under 16, 18 and 20. …
Before joining Avon Fire & Rescue Service, Helen was a clinical hypnotherapist for 10 years but wanted a job where she could put her work and life experience to good use.
Matt spent the last three years working on farms in Australia and applied while abroad.
Joining the Service was always something he wanted to do, so he kept an eye out for recruitment opportunities and spent time on his application.…
Liam previously worked as a team leader for G4S Cash Solutions and became a first-time dad in the New Year.
He had applied twice before, both of which were unsuccessful, but his sheer deamination and drive meant he eventually did…
Stephanie previously worked in a legal profession and as a personal trainer. She wanted to become a firefighter to make a positive impact on her community.
Ellesse previously worked as a manager and special educational needs coordinator in a pre-school.
She joined for a new and challenging career that teaches her new skills every day.