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.

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.


The communities in Wales value the services that we offer and need to feel confident in the highly skilled teams that we have reducing risk as well as dealing with emergency situations.

Our Wholetime Recruitment window is currently closed, but please check back regularly for recruitment opportunties.

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