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

Wholetime Firefighter


We would like forward thinking, dynamic, innovative people to join our team. This page contains information on what it means to be a firefighter and what requirements we look for in those applying. You will also find Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) on this page.

Explore below to find out whether this could be the career choice for you.

Requirements for all applicants

  • Applicants must live within 50 miles of the Gloucestershire county border.
  • You must be at least 18 years of age by March 2021.
  • You must hold a full UK Driving Licence.
  • No live disciplines.
  • 2 referees.

If you are a firefighter from another fire and rescue service there is no separate transfer process at this time and you will need to apply through the open process following the link below.

If successful you will be required to attend an evaluation day followed by role related tests and an interview.

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

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