Our Commitment

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Mid And West Wales Fire and Rescue Service have a strong commitment to equality and diversity both in our people within the organisation and in our services that we provide to our communities. We want to reflect the communities we serve and one way we can try to achieve this is through a policy of ‘positive action’. Positive action is activity which helps employers identify and remove the barriers and issues to the employment, retention and progression of people from ‘under-represented’ groups, whilst still employing people on merit. Positive action is not about giving some people more favourable treatment; it is about “levelling the playing field”.

Benefits for working with us include

Family friendly

Flexible working hours

Third party discounts

Excellent annual leave

Our Opportunites

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The most effective service is one that can help anyone, whatever their age, gender, ethnicity, level of ability, sexual orientation, gender identity, faith, relationship or parental status. The more diverse our staff and firefighters the easier it is for us to connect with and understand the needs of all the people we serve.

Register your interest
If you would like to register your interest for our next recruitment process please book onto one of events below for a taster of what the role of a firefighter involves. It is so much more than just fighting fires.

Other opportunities
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to see how else the Fire Service contributes to the safety of our community.

Taster Days

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Do you think you've got what it takes? Why not book yourself onto one of our taster days today. Please note: Bookings will close 7 days before the event.

Female Taster Days
When Where Time Maximum
Places - 12
 
Thursday
March 3rd
Earlswood 10:00 - 13:00 -  
Tuesday
22nd March
Earlswood 10:00 - 13:00 -  
Saturday
2nd April
Earlswood 10:00 - 13:00 Fully booked  
Thursday
19th May
Earlswood 17:00 - 20:00 Fully booked  
Taster Days
When Where Time Maximum
Places - 12
 
Saturday
4th June
Earlswood 10:00 - 13:00 Fully booked  
Monday
20th June
Earlswood 17:00 - 20:00 Fully booked  

What to expect

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The aim of our 3 hour Taster Day is for you to learn about the various roles and entry requirements within the fire service, and the wider role that the fire service plays in the community, including:

  • the role of a modern-day firefighter
  • trying on the firefighting kit and equipment
  • the various aspects of the recruitment process
  • the importance of fitness and maintaining fitness
  • the various types of equipment and PPE
  • career pathways and role maps