Avon Fire & Rescue Service open recruitment doors

People from every community are being encouraged to consider joining Avon Fire & Rescue Service (AF&RS) as the search for the brightest and best to join as firefighters, control operators and corporate staff begins.

Local residents looking for a change, a new opportunity or are at the start of their career, are being told ‘Yes You Can’ as the Service looks to welcome applications from all walks of life.

Simon Shilton, Assistant Chief Fire Officer for AF&RS, said: “A career in the fire service is exciting, often challenging, always varied and entirely rewarding – no matter what department you join.

“We are looking for honest, ambitious and courageous people who are determined to make a positive difference in their community; who want to be part of an effective and efficient team; and who have the aspirations of becoming a leader of the future.

“Whether you are interested in becoming a firefighter, answering those important 999 calls or supporting the day-to-day running of the Service with your expertise, we’re encouraging you to sign up to our mailing list for more information and to be the first to hear of new opportunities across the Service.

“We’re passionate about ensuring we represent the communities we serve as a Fire & Rescue Service and I would encourage people from all backgrounds to find out more about the roles available and apply.

“If you want a career where you can make a difference, has opportunities for advancement and gives back to you what you put in then joining our team is absolutely for you.”

We encourage interested local people to sign up to our mailing list to hear about opportunities now and in the future at yesyoucan.careers. 

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