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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.

Visit www.joinWYfirefighters.com to find out more.

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: On-Call to Wholetime Firefighter Transfer Opportunity (WYFRS only)

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

    Job Function: Firefighter

    Closing Date: 27 December 2020

    Salary: £31,767 per annum

    Location: Throughout West Yorkshire

  • Position: ESMCP Project Manager (2 Year Fixed Term Contract)

    Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary

    Job Function: Other Roles

    Closing Date: 06 December 2020

    Salary: £35,745 to £37,890 per annum

    Location: Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw

  • Position: Treasury Management Officer

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent, Job Share

    Job Function: Finance

    Closing Date: 13 December 2020

    Salary: £41,881 to £43,857 per annum

    Location: Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw, BD11 2DY / working remotely

  • Position: Wholetime Crew Managers - Day Crewing Duty System

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Job Function: Firefighter

    Closing Date: 31 January 2021

    Salary: Crew Manager Competent salary

    Location: Various Stations within Leeds District - Garforth, Morley, Rawdon, Rothwell and Wetherby

  • Position: Whole time Crew Commander

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Job Function: Firefighter

    Closing Date: 31 January 2021

    Salary: Crew Commander Competent Salary

    Location: Various across West Yorkshire