Apply for the role of on-call firefighter.
Download the application form and guidance below to begin your application for the role of on-call firefighter.
We are accepting On-Call transfers
We are not currently recruiting at Portishead 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
|July school 2023||January school 2024|
|Core||29 July - 04 August||06 - 12 January|
|Core||07 - 11 August||15 - 19 January|
|Road Traffic Collisions||19 - 21 August||23 - 25 February|
|Breathing apparatus week 1||29 August - 02 September||05 - 09 February|
|Breathing apparatus week 2||04 – 08 September||12 - 16 Febuary|
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