We are currently NOT recruiting Wholetime (full-time) Firefighters
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Wholetime Firefighter Information
With Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service you will start on a salary of £23,366 per annum progressing to £24,399 per annum after initial training, up to a maximum of £31,144. This could be the start of your career with us as you can rise through the ranks to be a Crew Commander, Watch Commander and Station Commander, before taking on a specialist role within our organisation.
Firefighters deal with fires in all types of premises and attend a variety of specialist incidents. These can include Road Traffic Collisions, Chemical Emergencies, Flooding, Water Rescue and Animal Rescue. Firefighters are also proactive in Community Safety, delivering education and undertaking preventative activities within the communities they serve.
In order to apply to be a firefighter you must first ensure you meet the following entry criteria: