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.


Please be advised that Mid and West Wales Fire and Rescue Service are seeking applications from individuals who may wish to transfer into the Service within the role of Crew Manager. There are 2 vacancies available and these roles will be based within the Training Delivery Department, one based at Haverfordwest and one in Newtown. The posts are conditioned to the Flexible Staffing Model (FSM).

Each employee within the FSM is required to be available to work a total 209 x 9-hour shifts per year. This is equal to an average of 42 whole time hours per week. The FSM will be managed locally by the Training Delivery Department management team. 

Please be advised that Crew Manager’s within the Training Delivery Department are contractually obligated to work a maximum of 15 weekend days p.a. and will therefore attract a 5.16% allowance in recognition of the potentially fluid nature of training delivery for a large geographical 24/7 organisation.

The main purpose of these roles is to support and assist in the delivery of risk critical skills training and train personnel during the roll out of new equipment or procedural policies.

The Service is inviting applications from:

  • Current Substantive Wholetime Operational Crew Managers*
  • Current Wholetime Operational Competent Firefighters seeking promotion*

*Individuals who have successfully completed the relevant assessments are eligible to apply

A job description is attached and for further information regarding this post, please contact Group Manager, Gail Smith on 03706060699 (  

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.

Application Form
Job Description
Personal Specification
Application Guidance

Application forms together with a comprehensive Curriculum Vitae should be completed and must be submitted to the Human Resources Department (, by no later than 1630 on 16 October 2020.


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.