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The YesYOUCan blog is here to keep you up to date with all recruitment activity here at Avon Fire & Rescue Service. Get some great information about life in general at a busy Fire Service and how all roles at Avon Fire contribute to the safety of our communities.

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On-call firefighters were the guests of honour at an Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) passing out parade on Friday (19/10).

By Louisa Roger, Marketing Manager

It’s all about the base.

So it’s time to talk baselines and have a reality check. This is where I need to be compared to where I am now:

Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) has teamed up with the Bristol Flyers women’s team for fitness tests as part of a recruitment campaign.

By Richard Wheeler, Red Watch Crew Manager at Avonmouth fire station

Historically fire and rescue services around the country and the world have always taken part in charity fundraising.

My Story - Stephanie Ford

12 October 2018  Posted in: Wholetime

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.

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.

By Louisa Roger, Marketing Manager

By Dawn Wright, Firefighter

When I joined Avon Fire and Rescue Service (AF&RS) in March 2004 I was a mum to a 10-year-old daughter and a four-year-old son.

My story: Ellesse Pearce

21 September 2018  Posted in: Wholetime

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.

Welcome!

14 September 2018  Posted in: General

Hello and welcome to the Yes You Can blog. This will keep you up to date with everything you need to know about upcoming Wholetime recruitment at Avon Fire & Rescue Service, events and any key application dates.