Firefighter jobs in Hull as Humberside Fire and Rescue Service advertises for new recruits

Humberside Fire and Rescue Service is recruiting for new full-time firefighters.

20 new recruits will start training with the fire service in September 2017.

20 new recruits will start training with the fire service in September 2017.

It is advertising 20 positions, with successful new recruits due to start their training in September 2017.

Applicants are being invited to a series of taster sessions over the next two months. People who attend with get a chance to meet firefighters, learn more about the job and take part in daily activities.

An open session will be held at Clough Road Fire Station, Hull, on Saturday February 18, from 10am to 4pm. A second open session will be held in Grimsby, at the Peaks Lane Fire Station, on Saturday March 4 (10am-4pm).

Chief Fire Officer Dene Sanders said he was delighted to be recruiting again. He said: “Last year we opened full-time recruitment for the first time in nearly ten years.

“The response was outstanding and we look forward to another competitive process which will deliver another 20 outstanding recruits to help shape the future of our ever-evolving service.”

The fire service says it is encouraging interest for the new positions from under-represented groups, including women and people from black and minority ethnic backgrounds. As well as the open sessions, four further taster sessions are being targeted at these groups. The “positive action” sessions will be held on:

Saturday 11 February, 10.00 – 16.00 at Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Summergroves Way, Hull, HU4 7BB
Monday 27 February, 14.00 – 21.00 at Scunthorpe Fire Station, Laneham Street, DN15 6JP
Wednesday 15 March, 14.00 – 21.00 at Peaks Lane Fire Station, Grimsby, DN32 9RS
Thursday 23 March, 14.00 – 21.00 at Calvert Lane Fire Station, Hull, HU4 6BL

Places on any of the sessions must be booked online at the Humberside Fire and Rescue Service website.