Firefighter wearing a helmet in the foreground with an engine in the background

Our firefighters have one of the most respected jobs within the community: responding to incidents, preventing them from happening and protecting people and property in West Yorkshire. Find out more about what they do, promotion opportunities and technical areas they specialise in.

Become a firefighter  |   Career progression

Our employees do more than just putting out fires, they aim to reduce risks to West Yorkshire people and property. We deliver prevention programmes to make people safer from fire and other emergencies. Our protection activities focus on commercial properties, including schools, hospitals and businesses. Employees working in support roles ensure our front-line services are managed and delivered effectively.

We employ professionals in many areas of expertise, including:


  • Position: Telephonist/Receptionist (Thurs 0830-1230, 4 hrs/week)

    Contract Type: Part time

    Job Function: Other roles

    Salary: £15,207 to £15,941 pro rata

    Closing Date: 30/5/2016

  • Position: Human Resources Business Partner

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Salary: £27,924 to £29,558 per annum

    Closing Date: 30/5/2016

  • Position: Accounts Officer - Capital

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Salary: £25,440 to £27,123 per annum

    Closing Date: 30/5/2016

  • Position: Attendance Support Manager

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Salary: £27,924 to £29,558 per annum

    Closing Date: 30/5/2016

  • Position: Pensions Officer

    Contract Type: Full Time/Job Share

    Job Function: Other roles

    Salary: £27,924 to £29,558 per annum

    Closing Date: 30/5/2016