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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: Project Support Officer

    Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary

    Job Function: Other Roles

    Closing Date: 06 July 2021

    Salary: £22,627 - £24,491 per annum

    Location: Fire Service Headquarters, Birkenshaw, BD11 2DY

  • Position: Fire Prevention Officer (12 Month Fixed Term)

    Contract Type: Full-time, Temporary

    Job Function: Fire Prevention

    Closing Date: 04 July 2021

    Salary: £20,903 to £22,183 per annum

    Location: Bradford District

  • Position: Fire Protection – Business Fire Safety Advisor

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent

    Job Function: Fire Protection

    Closing Date: 28 June 2021

    Salary: £22,627 full time equivalent rising to £24,491 by 4 annual increments

    Location: Service Delivery Centre

  • Position: Fire Protection Inspectors

    Contract Type: Full-time, Permanent, Job Share

    Job Function: Fire Protection

    Closing Date: 13 September 2021

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

    Location: Various