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Latest Incidents

13th August, 2020 - 7.51am: Wimborne - One crew from the Wimborne fire station were mobilised to a...Read more

10th August, 2020 - 14.38: Two fire crews from Swanage are extinguishing a bonfire in Ferry Road,...Read more

10th August, 2020 - 11.16: Five pumping appliances from Shaftesbury,  Gillingham, Yeovil, Tisbury...Read more

10th August, 2020 - 11.15: A fire crew from Blandford Forum rescued a small kitten which was stra...Read more

10th August, 2020 - 05.56: Fire crews from the Bournemouth area were called to a house fire in Br...Read more

9th August, 2020 - 12.27: Fire crews from Marlborough and Pewsey are responding to a fire involv...Read more

9th August, 2020 - 11.41: A fire crew from Westbourne Fire Station are currently dealing with a ...Read more

8th August, 2020 - 3.33am: One pump from Blandford was mobilised to a report of a fire in the ope...Read more

Current vacancies

All vacancies are managed through an e-recruitment portal. Please use the link below to view jobs currently available with Dorset & Wiltshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Click here to view details of our Area Manager vacancy, closing date 9am on Monday 17 August.

We are not accepting transfer applications at this time; however, we expect to be recruiting wholetime firefighters towards the end of 2020 – we don’t yet have an exact date but please follow our social media accounts for further updates.

During the coronavirus pandemic, we are still accepting applications for on-call firefighters but, due to social distancing, we are having to do some parts of the process differently. This will include online meetings rather than face-to-face and additional control measures for fitness testing. However, please don’t be put off by this, we will work with you to help your application progress as smoothly as possible.

For a full list of ALL our current vacancies, click Search using the portal below. If you wish, use the search filters to select your preferred options for a more specific list of vacancies. Once you have selected these, click Search. To apply for the vacancy selected, scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Apply.

To set up Job Alerts, so you are notified if any new vacancies are advertised, use the Setup Job Alerts tab. If you already have an account, you can log in and view your applications using the Candidate Login tab.

To see a map of our Service area, showing our fire stations and the districts we work within, click here.

Should you have any queries, please contact our HR Resourcing team on 01722 691444 (24hr answerphone), [email protected] (for wholetime/transfer) or [email protected]

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