Work for us

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.

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
Data and Information Assistant Washington £18,795
Cleaning Services Team Leader Washington £19,554 (pro rata)
Prince’s Trust Team Member (Assistant Team Leader) Farringdon £19,554
Service Delivery Admin Assistant Washington £18,795
Risk and Information Assistant Washingon £18,795
Community Volunteer Flexible Expenses only

How we will use your data

Any personal data collected in the course of recruitment campaigns will be used by Tyne and Wear Fire and Rescue Service and / or our recruitment partners for quality assurance purposes.

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.

Benefits of working for TWFRS: 22 days leave plus bank holidays, generous pension scheme, access to free eye tests, flexible working, access to education and development opportunities, employee health and wellbeing assistance programme, up to 52 weeks maternity leave, 1 week paid paternity leave, free onsite parking, high street and online discounts, free uniform, free gym access, sports and welfare club, allow secondary employment, paid leave for public duties, award winning and inclusive / diverse organisation
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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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