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Wholetime Firefighter

The process for the recruitment of wholetime firefighters to work in Devon and Somerset is closed for registration.

Current applicants have been invited via email to attend the Fitness and Swimming assessment.

Due to the recent fire at the venue, at which the Fitness Tests were due to be held, we are looking for a different venue and will update applicants as soon as possible.


Fitness tests - 8, 9, 15, 16 March

Practical tests - 6, 7, 8 April

Presentation and Interviews - week commencing 8 May and week commencing 15 May

Medicals - week commencing 5 June


For applicants who are successful in getting through all stages of the recruitment process, employment will commence
on 9 August with a three day induction course in Exeter. This will be followed by an eight week residential recruits course from 14 August near Bristol.

The below documents explain the nature of the role, the qualities we are looking for and the details of the recruitment process.

Wholetime Firefighter Information Booklet

Frequently Asked Questions

Please email for more information or enquiries.


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