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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.

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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: Internal Vacancy - Watch Commander (B) - Operational Guidance & Learning

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Job Function: Other Roles

    Closing Date: 30 June 2019

    Salary: Watch Manager B Salary

    Location:

    Following a recent transfer applications are sought from Wholetime competent Watch Managers (WM a or b) for the above position based at FSHQ (there is also opportunity to work from other locations considering operational and departmental requirements)

  • Position: Firefighter (Day Crewing)

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

    Job Function: Firefighter

    Closing Date: 30 June 2019

    Salary: Firefighter Salary

    Location:

    An opportunity has arisen for Firefighters to work at Garforth, Morley, Rawdon & Wetherby Fire Stations on the Day Crewing (DC) duty system within West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service (WYFRS). 

  • Position: WCB Assistant Prevention Manager (Leeds District)

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Job Function: Firefighter, Other Roles

    Closing Date: 30 June 2019

    Salary: WCB Salary

    Location: