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On Call Firefighter A2RSept18/Ipswich East


Fire Fighter

16th January 2018

Reference: SCC01979

Organisation: Suffolk County Council

Place of work: Ipswich East Fire Station, Ipswich

Salary details: Retaining Fee plus drills, turnouts and attendance allowance

Job term: Part Time

Hours: On Call

Appointment: Permanent

Closing date: 23 February 2018 01:00 PM

Would you like to be a firefighter on a part time basis?

  • Are you available to respond to incidents at most times during the day and night?
  • Want to save lives and engage with your community?

Key things to bear in mind to become an on-call firefighter:

  • You should ideally live and/or work within 5 minutes of the fire station you are applying to
  • It would be considered an advantage if you are available to respond during the daytime
  • If currently employed, it is essential that you will be able to be released by your employer to respond to emergencies.

Applications received before 23 February 2018 will be considered for stations with a current vacancy during the selection period for the Approval to Ride course in September 2018. If there is no current vacancy, you will be notified and your application carried forward until there is a vacant position.

Please note that cover required will be subject to station need and will form part of the shortlisting process.

For more information, please contact Ken Ashby (Watch Manager / On-Call Firefighter's Liaison Officer) on 07776 475069 or ken.ashby@suffolk.gov.uk or call into your local fire station.

Please read the information on the right before applying for this job and view further details about on- call vacancies within the Suffolk Fire and Rescue service on the below link


You should receive an automatic response when your application is received, please check your junk folder if not received in your inbox. After this the next response you receive is likely to be after the closing date.

This authority is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children,young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. DBS checks required for relevant posts. Suffolk County Council - welcoming diversity.

Closing Date

The closing date for this job offer is on 23/02/2018


This job is located in Ipswich, East, Suffolk

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Suffolk County Council is the administrative authority for the county of Suffolk in England. It is run by 75 elected county councillors, representing 63 divisions. The main offices are located in Ipswich, with supporting services located elsewhere across the....

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