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Latest Incidents

4th December, 2020 - 14:13: Two crews and a water carrier from Poole attended a commercial buildin...Read more

4th December, 2020 - 12:23: A crew from Marlborough attended a chimney fire at a property in Londo...Read more

3rd December, 2020 - 4.55am: Following a request from the Ambulance, 3 pumps from Poole and the hea...Read more

3rd December, 2020 - 7.54am: Two pumps from Shaftesbury were mobilised to a report of an electricit...Read more

2nd December, 2020 - 6.48pm: Tarrant Hinton - One crew from Blandford attended the scene of a road ...Read more

2nd December, 2020 - 10:16: At 10:16 we received a call from the occupier of the property stating ...Read more

2nd December, 2020 - 09:43: At 09:04 a call was made by a neighbour reporting a shed on fire in Ha...Read more

30th November, 2020 - 10:00pm: Shrewton - Four pumping appliances and a water carrier from Amesbury, ...Read more

30th November, 2020 - 8:21pm: Child Okeford - a crew from Sturminster Newton attended a chimney fire...Read more

30th November, 2020 - 7:23pm: Buckland Newton - Two crews from Sherborne are currently in attendance...Read more

Recruitment process

The recruitment procedure has several different stages to its process. We need the best and most committed people to join our team as, every day at work, you are required to give 100 per cent.

If you are one of the successful applicants to make it through the process, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary, fantastic career opportunities, and the chance to work as part of a highly skilled Service, whilst achieving further qualifications and personal goals.

Below are the various stages of the recruitment process.

Below is an outline of the timescales we are working to:

10am on 5 October to midnight on 9 October Registration of interest
Various dates between 13 October and 30 October Online tests
Weeks commencing 30 November and 7 December Fitness testing and document checks
Weeks commencing 18 January and 25 January Practical assessment and verification testing
Weeks commencing 22 February and 1 March Presentation and interview
April 2021 Eyesight tests and medicals
April/May 2021 onwards Appointments made

The above timeline may be subject to variation and there may be additional assessments required, depending on the number of applications received.

Shift patterns

Click here to see an overview of the wholetime shift patterns.

Where will the new jobs be based?

We are recruiting to our wholetime fire stations, which are as follows (use the links to find out more about each): ChippenhamChristchurchFerndownPooleRedhill ParkSalisburySpringbourneStrattonSwindonTrowbridgeWestbourneWestlea and Weymouth.

We have developed an information pack, which can be downloaded from here.



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