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Latest Incidents

9th April, 2021 - 07:05: One appliance from Swindon mobilised to the scene of a single vehicle ...Read more

8th April, 2021 - 20:04: Whilst on standby in Weymouth, Portland were mobilised to a fire in th...Read more

8th April, 2021 - 19:45: One crew from Weymouth initially mobilised for an alarm at a property,...Read more

8th April, 2021 - 19:28: Amesbury and Salisbury attended a call from a resident stating that th...Read more

8th April, 2021 - 17:59: Westbourne, Poole and Christchurch mobilised to an alarm activation at...Read more

8th April, 2021 - 17:57: Weymouth crew extinguished a fire in the open that had been reported t...Read more

7th April, 2021 - 16.12: A fire crew from Westlea has extinguished a small fire in a wooded are...Read more

7th April, 2021 - 14.26: A fire crew from Westbourne has attended an alarm activation in a resi...Read more

7th April, 2021 - 13.55: A fire crew from Springbourne has attended a small fire involving tree...Read more

7th April, 2021 - 12.37: Fire crews from Chippenham, Devizes and Trowbridge responded to a road...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
23 March 2021 Bleep Test
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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