Can I be a firefighter? Yes you can!

Firefighters are just ordinary people who do extraordinary things when they come to work. Meet some of our staff here and find out how they make a difference in their community and why being a firefighter is such a rewarding career with great prospects.

Wholetime
Joining the fire service is something I always wanted to do so I always kept tabs on the recruitment updates. They were recruiting whilst I was abroad. I applied for it, came back, and luckily enough I got it. 
Wholetime
Joining Avon Fire & Rescue Service has fulfilled one of my life long ambitions and I can’t wait to get on to station and begin progressing my career.
Wholetime
For anyone thinking of joining the fire service, I would say yes you can. There is no reason why anybody couldn’t join the fire service. It is probably the best thing I have done.
Wholetime
"I’ve learnt a lot about team work, a lot about integrating myself into a community of people that maybe I wouldn’t have had exposure to before now. "
Wholetime
"Being a firefighter is like joining a very specialist team and it’s an incredible career to have."
Wholetime
"If you really want to go for it, you can do it and make your dreams come true. I did and I’ve never regretted it – this is the best job I’ve ever had."
Wholetime
"I’ve learnt so many skills and made a lot of friends and it’s brought the best out of me as a person."