Apply for the role of on-call firefighter.

*** We are accepting On-Call transfers ***
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Download the application form and guidance below to begin your application for the role of on-call firefighter.

We are not currently recruiting at Portishead, Radstock and Thornbury Fire Stations

Avon Fire & Rescue Service are now welcoming applications for On-Call Firefighters, however due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have had to put certain measures into place to ensure that all stages of our selection process follow government guidance as the safety of our staff and community is paramount to us. This may mean that there are slight changes to the way in which we conduct some of our selection stages.

Here are the latest Training school dates

  September school November school
Core 17 – 23 Sept 26 Nov – 02 Dec
Core 26 – 30 Sept 05 – 09 Dec
Breathing apparatus week 1 04 – 06 Nov 04 – 06 Jan
Breathing apparatus week 2 10 – 14 Dec 21 – 25 Jan
Road Traffic Collisions 15 – 16 Dec then 19 – 21 Dec 30 Jan – 03 Feb

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