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.
yes you can
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… Read more
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
Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) is encouraging people to consider a new career when it opens applications for wholetime firefighters in March 2020.
People from every community are being encouraged to consider Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) in the New Year as it begins the search for the brightest and best to join as wholetime firefighters.
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… Read more
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.