The rewards you'll receive

The rate of pay for on-call firefighters is dependent on your availability. The retaining fee is worked out depending upon the number of hours available given by you on a weekly basis.

As well as the retaining fee, you will also get paid an hourly rate for attending the following:

  • Drill Nights
  • Training Courses
  • Community Safety Work
  • Standard Tests

Your salary

Detailed salary information will be discussed with you during the recruitment process.

Pensionable pay

You will be able to contribute to the Firefighters Pension Scheme (Wales 2015) from your induction day. Current rate as a Competent Firefighter, Employee pays 12.9% and Employer pays 27.3% of your salary.

Annual leave

You will be entitled to 28 days annual leave a year, rising to 35 days after 5 years of continuous employment.

Have you got what it takes?

In the next section, we'll explain how the selection process works.