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Fire Service Launch Wholetime Recruitment Campaign

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service (LFRS) have opened recruitment for Wholetime Firefighters at a number of stations across the county.

Whether you’re passionate about making your local community safer, or you’ve always had aspirations of becoming a firefighter, then this could be the job for you.

Callum Faint, Chief Fire and Rescue Officer, said: “This is an exciting and rewarding career with the opportunity to make a real difference to your local community.

“Here at LFRS, we pride ourselves on delivering our service purpose statement of ‘safer people, safer places’, and this role is at the heart of that message.

“As a Wholetime Firefighter, you will respond to incidents, but you will also take part in prevention and protection work in order to help reduce the range of incidents happening in the first place.”

Firefighter recruitment is now open across Leicestershire & Rutland. Photo: Leicester Media/File Pic

The recruitment website for applications for Wholetime Firefighter vacancies opened at 00:01 on Wednesday 25 November, and closes on Sunday 6 December at 23:59.

Callum added: “During these challenging times of COVID, it’s now more important than ever that we’re here to support our community in any way possible and we’re excited to welcome new firefighters to our team to help in this mission.”

For more information on our recruitment campaign and to apply for a firefighter position, visit and follow the steps taking you through to the recruitment portal.

There are also a number of downloadable documents on the website, with more in depth information to help assist you throughout the recruitment process.

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