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We are recruiting On-Call Firefighters Please visit our recruitment pages for further information.

On-Call Firefighter


The on call element of Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service are fundamental to our community safety and emergency response across the county.

On call firefighters are a group of community-spirited people who live or work within a reasonable response time of their local Community Fire Station and are available to respond to emergencies within their communities and across the county.


You will be paid a retaining fee to be available for duty starting on a trainee rate of £2,116 per annum rising to £2,821 per annum when fully competent in the role (it can take 4 years to reach this stage).

You will also be paid for each incident you attend, and to attend weekly training sessions. Your uniform and protective equipment will be provided free of charge.

Page updated: 29/06/2021 Page updated by: GFRS

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