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Working for Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service isn’t just a job – it’s a career!

We’re not just firefighters. We offer a wide range of operational and corporate roles to help us deliver a high quality service and there are lots of volunteering opportunities.

Following our most recent inspection, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate for Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services graded our culture, training and how we treat our people as Good.

We aim to recruit an inclusive workforce that is representative of the communities we serve. Find out more about our commitment to equality and diversity.


Our current vacancies include:


Job title Base Salary
Fire Investigation Technical Manager and Arson Liaison Officer Washington £32,910
Community Volunteer Flexible Expenses only


Station Manager

We are seeking to appoint ambitious and forward-thinking individuals into the role of Station Manager, operating across the Service.

The role of Station Manager is an integral part of the Service’s Middle Management Team and is pivotal in driving forward initiatives along with business as usual activities in a professional, inclusive, innovative and effective way, and in accordance with all statutory and legal duties.

This vacancy is open only to those individuals with operational sector competence who are working as temporary Station Manager or substantive Watch Manager B within a UK Fire and Rescue Service.

More information: SM advert (PDF: 426KB)

This vacancy closes at 23:59 on 26 January 2021.

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After each campaign, your data will be securely disposed of in line with our document retention policy.

You will need to re-register for any other campaign that you choose to apply for.

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Equality and diversity

Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service is accredited as an equal opportunities employer with a range of staff diversity networks.

We no longer have a separate equality and diversity strategy. Instead, our commitment to equal opportunities is embedded in all of our strategic plans.

Our equality data and gender pay gap information have been published along with other performance reports. We have also published our employee policies and equality impact assessment documents under our publication scheme.

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