The station is managed by a station commander. The station is staffed by a full time local retained support officer and retained firefighters who operate the ‘on call’ retained duty system.
Ilkley has a population of 23,309 and there are 10,117 dwellings incorporated within the area. The station borders with North Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Service.
Statistically Ilkley is a safe place to live and staff aim to prevent fires, protect the community from fire and other dangerous situations and respond to calls for help when required.
Staff work closely with partner agencies and welcome local residents and groups to the station. Staff actively encourage and support the local community to ensure the safety of the residents.
We're currently looking for new on-call Firefighters to join us here at Ilkley Fire Station.
Being an on-call firefighter is a hugely rewarding role that can be worked around a primary employment.