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Applications open for on-call firefighters in Nottinghamshire

Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service is excited to announce that from Monday 30 January, it is taking applications for on-call firefighters at all of Nottinghamshire’s on-call fire stations, except Hucknall.

If you live or work near an on-call fire station, then this could be your new role.

Station Manager Simon Glew said “on-call firefighters are a vital part of Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service. They provide an efficient, effective service that gives emergency cover across the county, trained to the same standard as our full-time colleagues.

“In Nottinghamshire, on-call firefighters make up 38% of our operational firefighters and are generally located in rural communities, small towns, and villages.

“I’d encourage anyone to apply, even if you’ve never considered a job as a firefighter. Our on-call firefighters get a huge sense of belonging and local recognition, not only from attending incidents but also from the community outreach work.”

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Visit the Nottinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service webpage for an insight into the role of an on-call firefighter, as well as details about the recruitment process.

As part of the Service’s recruitment drive, there are several webinars and ‘Have a Go Days’ throughout the month of February. Sign up to these via Eventbrite.

Have a Go Days:

8 February 9am and 1pm ‘Have a Go Day’ at Carlton Fire Station

12 February 9am and 1pm ‘Have a Go Day’ at Mansfield Fire Station

15 February 9am and 1pm ‘Have a Go Day’ at Mansfield Fire Station

26 February 9am and 1pm ‘Have a Go Day’ at Retford Fire Station.

Webinars:

9 February 6:30pm Webinar

16 February 2pm Webinar

22 February 6:30pm Webinar

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