On-call firefighters | Oxfordshire County Council

On-call firefighters

Could you join our team?

Fire fighters by engineAre you over 18 and live or work within five minutes of our recruiting fire stations?

We’re recruiting more on-call firefighters to keep our local communities safe. Challenge yourself to protect the people and places around you.

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About the role

On-call firefighters are the backbone of Oxfordshire’s Fire and Rescue Service.

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Pay and benefits

Being an on-call firefighter is a paid, professional role.

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The recruitment process

Details of the recruitment process and what training is offered.

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Physical assessment day

Find out what would be expected of you at a physical assessment day.

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Information for employers

Can your business help support Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue Service?

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Common questions about on-call firefighting for Oxfordshire Fire and Rescue.

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Carterton fire station

New fire station planned for Carterton.

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