Wholetime firefighter recruitment

Cheshire firefighters

This page contains links to information about the role of a wholetime firefighter in Cheshire.

The Cheshire Fire and Rescue Service 2018 wholetime firefighter recruitment registration window will open from 10am on Wednesday 18th July 2018.

The role of a wholetime firefighter

Please use the links below to find out more about the role of a firefighter:

Videos - national firefighter selection tests

There’s a range of videos to show you how to be prepared and ready to apply for the opportunity to take on the challenging and rewarding role of a wholetime firefighter.

Videos demonstrating the National Firefighter Selection Tests

Could you be a firefighter?

Video - Do you have what it takes to be a Firefighter? (new window, Movie 76872KB)

Transcript - Do you have what it takes to be a Firefighter? (new window, PDF 233KB)

Taster days

Taster days are being held to encourage all potential applicants, with the hope of attracting females and people from black and minority ethnic communities to consider a career as a firefighter.

  • Thursday 12 July from 3pm - 7:30pm at Crewe Fire Station

  • Friday 20 July from 11am - 3pm at Warrington Fire Station

  • Thursday 26 July from 1pm - 7pm at Chester Fire Station

The Service's on-call recruitment campaign will continue to run alongside the wholetime recruitment initiative.

Find out which fire stations are looking for on-call firefighters