23rd April 2019

Can you drink or smoke in a fire station or other fire service premises?

We have a policy which prohibits the use of drugs, alcohol and smoking in all…
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23rd April 2019

Can you have a second job if you work as a firefighter?

We have a policy on secondary employment. Employees can’t have a second job without first…
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23rd April 2019

I wear glasses, have had corrective eye surgery or colour vision impairment. Can I apply to be a firefighter?

Yes, but all applicants have to provide an optician’s report. The eyesight standards we provide…
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23rd April 2019

Can I choose which fire station I work at?

Unfortunately not. We’ll do our best to place all new employees at a station that…
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23rd April 2019

Would a criminal record prevent me from applying?

Not necessarily. If you have a conviction, then a panel will consider the nature of…
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