West Midlands

Become a West Midlands Fire Service Firefighter 

Ever thought of being a West Midlands Firefighter?

Do you want to serve and support some of the most vulnerable members of our community within the West Midlands? If so, we have the perfect job for you. 

Training and Development

As a Firefighter with West Midlands Fire Service, you'll be on a journey of continuous learning, training and personal development. 

After successfully completing the recruitment and selection process, you will get a date for your initial 12-week firefighter training course on which you'll be expected to absorb a large amount of practical and theoretical information and material. 

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What's in it for you?

Skills for life

You will embark on a programme of continuous learning, training and personal development. You will meet new people, make new friends, gain confidence and learn new skills.

This includes becoming an emergency response driver, you will be given full support and training to develop these skills.

Do more, get more

Play a vital role within the community by visiting, teaching and influencing a range of diverse groups and individuals.

Career path

A career as a West Midlands firefighter offers extensive career progression opportunities and job satisfaction in what will be a highly rewarding career. Once qualified there are multiple areas that you can develop yourself whether that be developing yourself within the role of a firefighter or looking at promotion. 

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The role of a Firefighter

The role of a firefighter is exciting, varied, challenging and every day is different. You can read about the various elements of the role here to find out if it's the career for you!

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To start the application process simply enter your postcode in the box below and click 'Search'.

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