Apply to be a firefighter

Firefighter Recruitment is closed. 

Are you passionate about helping people?

A career as a firefighter is challenging, but also hugely rewarding.

We need people who are resilient, confident and physically fit, as well as good communicators and team workers.

Firefighters work closely with all of our local communities, they must also be compassionate and committed to diversity.

You must be at least 17 years and 6 months old to apply and full training is provided.

This Applicant Guidance Document will help you through the recruitment process. It has all the key dates for recruitment stages, so keep it close.

You can use these FRS Ability Tests to prepare for the different recruitment stages.

If you are successful throughout the selection process, your new career will begin with an intensive 14 week training course at our HQ in Washington.

Hear from some of our newest recruits about their journey to TWFRS

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See some of the physical test you will have to pass to be successful