Wholetime Firefighters

Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service are looking for individuals who have the compassion to help people at their most vulnerable. Individuals who have the courage to go in one direction when all around them are going in the other and individuals who have the communication skills to engage with all sectors of our community. If this sounds like you, apply to be a wholetime firefighter with Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service and be part of our future.

How to apply

We are not currently recruiting for Wholetime Firefighters.

Please keep an eye out on our website and social media pages for when our next campaign will be. 

Please see below for more information about Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service, the role of a Wholetime Firefighter and the recruitment process. 

About us

All you need to know about Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service

Is this the right career for me?

The role of a firefighter isn't right for everyone. Read more about the realities and demands of the job

The recruitment process

Details of each stage of the application process including written tests, job related tests (JRTs) and medical

Pay scales

How much a firefighter earns at different stages in their career

Employee benefits

Read more about the benefits that come with being a part of Shropshire Fire and Rescue Service 

Fitness Guidance

Tips for getting fit for the application process including 12 week fitness regime

Frequently asked questions

Got any questions? We've probably got them covered here


Our website has lots of useful resources which is continually being updated and if you would like to support the Service, you may wish to consider becoming an on-call firefighter.

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