Working for the fire and rescue service is a really respected role within the community. We rely on a team of people with a mix of skills and experience to deliver an effective frontline service and make our region safer from fire.

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

Results will be by sent by e-mail after 14:00 hrs on Tuesday, 24 September 2019.

Stage 2 consists of Ability Tests. Details are available via the Candidate Information Pack.

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.

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
 Selection w/c 25 November 2019
w/c 02 December 2019
w/c 09 December 2019

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

Due to the numbers involved within the process, it may not be possible to accommodate you at an alternative time.

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.

Firefighters and Community Fire Safety staff from the Service will now visit domestic properties to provide home safety advice and will supply and install a smoke alarm free of charge, where appropriate. 

These checks are the cornerstone of the proactive role the Service is adopting in its drive to reduce the deaths and injuries that are caused by accidental fires.​

The provision of smoke alarms and other home safety items by Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service is supported by funding from Welsh Government.