Ready to take on the challenge?

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.

To be considered, you will need to:

  • demonstrate that you share our core values 
  • be prepared to commit to the level of training and fitness required to meet the challenging demands of the role.

Current vacancies
Recruitment window is currently closed.

The Selection Process

The selection process ensures that we recruit the right people with the right skills and attitudes. It also assesses your fitness, physical and mental abilities, personal qualities, and resilience.

The process includes:

  • Fitness tests
  • Physical role-related tests
  • Interview
  • Medical

If you pass the final stage of the selection process, you will be offered a place on our wholetime firefighter training programme.

You don't need any previous firefighting experience just a passion to help your community.


Recruitment window is currently closed.


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Already applied?

If you have entered the process via our Online Registration and have met the basic Eligibility Criteria, you will receive an e-mail inviting you to complete two On-Line Assessments.  You will receive this e-mail from 12:00 on Wednesday, 15 September 2021.

Details of the assessments can be found in the Information Pack for this process.  Your invitation to complete these assessments will also contain detailed instructions, highlighting what is involved.  The deadline for the completion of both of these assessments is 12:00 on Tuesday 21 September 2021.

If you have not met the basic eligibility criteria, you will receive an e-mail informing you of why this is the case on Wednesday, 15 September 2021.

Candidates are advised to check their e-mail accounts for these e-mails.

Please note
  • Results will only be available via e-mail. Results will not be given over the telephone.
  • If you have an enquiry, you must direct it to Information will not be available by any other means.
  • Please do not call any of our offices. Information will only be given via the e-mail address above.

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.

If you've already gone through our recruitment process, find out what happens next by going to our online recruitment information pack.
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