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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.

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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: Senior Fire Protection Inspector (Fire Engineering & Planning)

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

    Job Function: Fire Protection

    Closing Date: 09 February 2020

    Salary: £32,029 to 33,799

    Location: Service Delivery Centre, Bramley, Leeds, LS28 6FS

  • Position: Workshop Manager

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Job Function: Transport

    Closing Date: 23 February 2020

    Salary: £32,029 to £33,799 per annum

    Location: Headquarters, Birkenshaw, BD11 2DY

  • Position: District Administrator Bradford District (Fixed Term)

    Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary, Job Share

    Job Function: Administration

    Closing Date: 05 February 2020

    Salary: £20,344 to £21,589 Grade 3

    Location: Bradford Fire Station, 540 Leeds Road, Bradford, BD3 9SB

  • Position: Positive Action & Community Engagement Officer (Internal only) – 12 months secondment

    Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary

    Job Function: HR

    Closing Date: 02 February 2020

    Salary: £24,313 to £26,317 (Green Book staff only) OR Firefighter up to Watch Manager

    Location: FSHQ, Birkenshaw

  • Position: ICT Project Manager

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Job Function: ICT

    Closing Date: 02 February 2020

    Salary: £34,788 to £36,876 per annum

    Location: Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw, BD11 2DY

  • Position: ICT Business Analyst

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Job Function: ICT

    Closing Date: 02 February 2020

    Salary: £32,029 to £33,799 per annum

    Location: Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw, BD11 2DY

  • Position: Human Resources Business Partner

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent, Job Share

    Job Function: HR

    Closing Date: 26 January 2020

    Salary: £29,636 to 31,371 per annum

    Location: Fire & Rescue Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw, BD11 2DY.

  • Position: Wholetime Firefighter DCCC (Internal Only)

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Job Function: Firefighter

    Closing Date: 26 January 2020

    Salary: Firefighter Salary

    Location: Wakefield District

  • Position: Wholetime Crew Manager DCCC (Internal Only)

    Contract Type: Full-time

    Job Function: Firefighter

    Closing Date: 26 January 2020

    Salary: Crew Manager Salary

    Location: Wakefield District