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Our firefighters have one of the most respected jobs within the community: responding to incidents, preventing them from happening and protecting people and property in West Yorkshire. Find out more about what they do, promotion opportunities and technical areas they specialise in.

Visit www.joinWYfirefighters.com to find out more.

Become a firefighter  |   Career progression

Our employees do more than just putting out fires, they aim to reduce risks to West Yorkshire people and property. We deliver prevention programmes to make people safer from fire and other emergencies. Our protection activities focus on commercial properties, including schools, hospitals and businesses. Employees working in support roles ensure our front-line services are managed and delivered effectively.

We employ professionals in many areas of expertise, including:


  • Position: Property and Project Manager

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

    Job Function: Other Roles

    Closing Date: 22 October 2021

    Salary: £44,863 to £46,845

    Location: Fire Service Headquarters

  • Position: Watch Manager On Call (Internal Only)

    Contract Type: On-Call, Part-time

    Job Function: Other Roles

    Closing Date: 10 October 2021

    Salary: Watch Manager On Call

    Location: Ilkley Fire Station

  • Position: Project Manager (Property Future Development) - Fixed Term (2 years)

    Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary

    Job Function: Other Roles

    Closing Date: 10 October 2021

    Salary: £35,745 to £37,890

    Location: Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw, BD11 2DY/Home Based

  • Position: ICT Support Analyst - Fixed term contract for 12 months

    Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary, Job Share

    Job Function: ICT

    Closing Date: 03 October 2021

    Salary: £24,982 - £27,041

    Location: Fire Service Headquarters

  • Position: Watch Manager B (Promotion Opportunity) (Internal only)

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Job Function: Firefighter

    Closing Date: 03 October 2021

    Salary: WM (B)

    Location: tbcApplications are welcome from competent wholetime Crew Managers as a promotion opportunity.

  • Position: Fire Protection Inspectors

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent, Job Share

    Job Function: Fire Protection

    Closing Date: 06 March 2022

    Salary: £30,452 - £32,234 per annum plus a 7% market supplement

    Location: Various