Working and volunteering for fire and rescue

How to apply for a wholetime or on-call firefighter role with Suffolk Fire and Rescue or how to become a Community Fire Volunteer.

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Wholetime firefighter recruitment

On 1 March 2018, Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service will start the recruitment process for new wholetime firefighters for the first time in several years.

How to become a wholetime firefighter

Find out what personal attributes you need for the role of a wholetime firefighter, when can you apply and read the day in the life of a wholetime firefighter.

How to become an on-call firefighter

How to check if you can apply to become an on-call firefighter in Suffolk and find out about the each step of the recruitment process.

Apply to be a Community Fire Volunteer

We're looking for enthusiastic and caring people who want to make a difference to their community and improve lives through sharing fire safety advice.

Equality and Fairness at Work

Striving to eliminate all forms of unfair treatment and discrimination.