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. …
By Sarah Collins
If you score sufficiently at shortlisting then you will be invited to complete the fitness and strength tests and speed interviews.
By Ruth Guy
I joined the fire service in 2003 at the age of 23. My brother was a firefighter at the time & he loved it, so I decided to train hard & apply.
By Zoe Baker-Powell
Having a positive working environment makes any organisation a happier and more productive place to work.
This is the story of Firefighter A. You can be Firefighter A.
Person A was born into a small family in local authority housing. Their upbringing was not an unusual upbringing but life wasn’t always easy, moving home several times in inner…
Being a firefighter is a unique, varying and stimulating role, but it also comes with challenges.
By Sarah Collins
By Di Clack
Throughout 15 Years’ service, seven as a Firefighter and eight as an operational Crew Manager, I have served at a number of stations including Southmead, Temple, Kingswood & Yate.
As wholetime recruitment launches once again, here are some of the top frequently asked questions AF&RS receives.
I want to know how to apply to become a Firefighter
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.
Our communities are being encouraged to consider a new career this winter, as Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) will open for applications in November, searching for the brightest and best wholetime firefighters to join the Service.