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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: Category Management Contract Officer

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

    Job Function: Other Roles

    Closing Date: 15 August 2021

    Salary: £30,451 - £32,234 per annum (£32,910 - £34,728 per annum in MCIPS qualified)

    Location: Fire Service Headquarters

  • Position: Information Governance Administrator (Fixed term maternity cover up to 12 months)

    Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary, Job Share

    Job Function: Administration

    Closing Date: 15 August 2021

    Salary: £20,903 to £22,183 per annum

    Location: Fire Service Headquarters

  • Position: Control Business Analyst (Fixed Term Contract until approximately March 2024)

    Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary

    Job Function: Control

    Closing Date: 08 August 2021

    Salary: £27,741 full time equivalent rising to £29,577 by 2 annual increments

    Location: Service Delivery Centre (West Leeds Area) and Fire Service Headquarters (Birkenshaw)

  • Position: Firefighter Control - Fixed Term Contract (2 years)

    Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary

    Job Function: Control

    Closing Date: 01 August 2021

    Salary: 22,981 to 30,632

    Location: Bramley, Leeds

  • Position: HR Assistant

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent, Job Share

    Job Function: HR

    Closing Date: 01 August 2021

    Salary: £19,312 to £20,493 per annum

    Location: FSHQ, Birkenshaw, BD11 2DY

  • Position: ICT Digital Systems Developer (12 Month Fixed Term Contract)

    Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary, Job Share

    Job Function: ICT

    Closing Date: 15 August 2021

    Salary: £27,741 to £29,577 per annum

    Location: Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw, West Yorkshire, BD11 2DY

  • Position: Fire Protection Inspectors

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent, Job Share

    Job Function: Fire Protection

    Closing Date: 13 September 2021

    Salary: £30,452 - £32,234 per annum plus a 7% market supplement

    Location: Various