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​Current ​​​​​Vacancies 

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On-call Firefighter Vacancies

We currently have on-call firefighter vacancies across all of our Fire Stations with the exception of:

Carmarthenshire Command
Ammanford Fire Station
Llandovery Fire Station
Llanelli Fire Station
Llandysul Fire Station

Pembrokeshire Command
Pembroke Dock Fire Station
Tenby Fire Station​​

Powys Command
Llanfyllin Fire Station
Newtown Fire Station
Llandrindod Wells Fire Station
Welshpool Fire Station

Swansea Command
​Gorseinon Fire Station
Morriston Fire Station

For further information please contact your local station​, or the recruitment team on 01267 226832​ or


The option of “returning to employment” can be offered when an employee has voluntarily terminated their On Call Contract with MAWWFRS and requests a return to employment within four years of their last recorded day of duty.

This facility is only available to employees looking to return to the role of a firefighter. Although personnel who had previously held the role of a Crew or Watch Manager are eligible to apply, their return can only be to the role of a firefighter.

Please contact the Recruitment team for more information on 01267 226832 or email​

Wholetime Operational

The SIFT​ stage for the Recruitment Process for Wholetime Firefighters is now closed.

If you are a candidate within the process:-

If you have registered for this process and completed both Online tests, results will be sent by e-mail after 14:00 hrs on Tuesday, 24 September 2019.  Results will not be given via telephone. If you have not received your results by 12:00 hrs on Wednesday, 25 September 2019, please contact us using the following e-mail address:-

If you have been successful, you will advance through the Recruitment Process.

Any URGENT queries at this stage can be directed to

We are not able to accept correspondence via any other means at this stage.

If you have not applied but are interested in future campaigns:-

If you are interested in becoming a Wholetime Duty System Firefighter and have not already registered, you are unable to do so at this time and will need to wait until future processes to apply.

Frequently Asked Questions

When will I get my results?
Results will be by sent by e-mail after 14:00 hrs on Tuesday, 24 September 2019. 

What is the next stage?
Stage 2 consists of Ability Tests. Details are available via the Candidate Information Pack (LINK).

What if I have special requirements?
You need to contact immediately to identify any special requirements that you may have.  This will enable us to make the necessary arrangements on your behalf. 

Where can I find out more about the Tests?
Please refer to the Candidate Information Booklet​.

What is the timetable for the remaining stages?
Please see the proposed timetable of activities below for Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service:-

Ability Tests

09 – 15 October 2019

Physical And Practical Assessments

w/c 18 November 2019


w/c 25 November 2019

w/c 02 December 2019

w/c 09 December 2019

What if I can’t make my test slot?
Due to the numbers involved within the process, it may not be possible to accommodate you at an alternative time.

Please note that these dates are subject to change in accordance with the number of candidates involved within the process.

As part of our obligations under data protection legislation, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are required to publish information in relation to the personal information we collect and how it is be used.

You can find out more about how we use personal data as part of this recruitment process here.​​​​

​​Service Control V​acancies

Support Staff Vacancies

GRADE 5 - £21,589 - £23,836

Applications are invited from suitably qualified personnel for the post of Fleet Technician, based at Earlswood, Jersey Marine, Briton Ferry. The post is 37 hours per week (Monday-Friday).

The role will involve carrying out routine maintenance, along with mechanical, electrical and bodywork repairs of both HGV and light vehicles, plant and equipment to an agreed standard.

Candidates should possess an LGV Licence.

If you require further information regarding this post, please contact Head of Fleet, Engineering & Logistics Department, Stephen Davies on 01267 226820.

Please be advised that applications are welcome in Welsh, and any applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably than an application submitted in English.

Please see the attached Job Description and Person Specification.

Completed application forms must be returned to the Human Resources Department, Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Service Headquarters, Lime Grove Avenue, Carmarthen, SA31 1SP ( by no later than 1630 hours on 10 April 2020.