Firefighter – Transferee – Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service

Job Location:  Gloucester

This is a Gloucestershire County Council job.

  • Job Title:                            Firefighter
  • Job Location:                     Locations across Gloucestershire
  • Salary:                               £36,226 per annum
  • Hours per Week:               42.00
  • Contract Type:                   Permanent
  • Closing Date:                     01/03/2024
  • Job Requisition Number:   8402
  • This post is not open to job share

**Please note this is open to existing firefighters only**

Wholetime and OnCall Firefighter Transfer Opportunities

Gloucestershire Fire and Rescue Service is looking for professional, highly motivated individuals with a drive for excellence. Individuals that are looking to broaden their knowledge and skills and join our Service in the role of wholetime firefighter.

This opportunity is open to all on call and wholetime competent firefighters who are currently employed by a Fire and Rescue Service within the UK.

We are committed to developing and supporting people to fulfil their potential. We value diversity and encourage applicants from all backgrounds and underrepresented groups. The requirements of the role will mean that you will be expected to demonstrate commitment to the NFCC Code of Ethics and our Workplace Charter and encourage all those that you manage and work alongside to do the same.

A career in GFRS is wide and varied and offers excellent development opportunities, by joining us you can expect:

  • Excellent Career Development Pathway
  • Pension Scheme with Employer contributions
  • Employee Discount Scheme
  • Staff Network Groups and Wellbeing Support

If you are seeking a change and want to play a crucial role in making the communities of Gloucestershire safer, we want to hear from you.

Application Process

Applicants will complete an on-line application form and in addition upload an Impact Statement relating to each of the four quadrants of the NFCC Leadership Framework, (500 words per quadrant) Leading yourself.

Personal Impact Statement – Wholetime Firefighter Transfer

To be successful you will undertake an assessment of your values and behaviours, operational technical knowledge and an interview.

For further information on the process contact

Additional Information

To access the Job Profile for this role, please follow the link below:-

Job Profile – Firefighter

This Position is subject to an enhanced DBS check.

Gloucestershire County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children and young people or vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

We want to be an employer of choice, attracting and retaining excellent people to work for us, so that we can best serve all of Gloucestershire’s diverse communities.  Our promise to you is that we will provide an inclusive and supportive working environment that enables you to bring your whole self to work and realise your full potential.

It is a legal requirement, under the Immigration Act 2016, that anyone appointed to a ‘customer facing role’ must be able to demonstrate an ability to fulfil all spoken aspects of the role with confidence in fluent English.

Hybrid working arrangements are available for the majority of our roles, giving teams the opportunity to work in a way that suits them, balancing service need and individual choice, with a mix of both remote and office working.

Closing date: March 1 2024

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