Why not come along to one of our Have A Go events? These events give you an insight into life as an On-Call firefighter, the opportunity to speak to current On-Call firefighters and find out more, and the chance to have a go at the seven job-related tests involved in the application process. Anyone is welcome to come to these Have A Go events, regardless of where you live. The Have A Go events are taking place at:
Meet some of our employees and find out what it means to them to be an On-Call firefighter at Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service.
To be eligible to apply for one of our On-Call firefighter roles you must meet the essential requirements below:
There are also a number of downloadable documents with more in depth information to help assist you throughout the recruitment process:
Further information can also be found on by visiting the following website, funded by the National Fire Chiefs Council:
The role of a modern day firefighter is varied and can be physically demanding. Working, sometimes in extreme environmental conditions, for long periods of time, while using heavy equipment, means that a good level of aerobic fitness and good all round strength is required. As a result of this, there are a number of Job Related Tests in the recruitment process that all applicants will be required to complete successfully. All seven Job Related Tests and how you will be required to do them can be seen below:
Test of Manual Dexterity
Equipment Carrying Exercise
Ladder Climbing Exercise
Ladder Extension Exercise
Stimulated Ladder Lift Exercise
Casualty Evacuation Exercise
Enclosed Space Simulation
Our recruitment website is now CLOSED for On-Call firefighter applications. Keep an eye on this webpage and our Facebook and Twitter feeds for notification of On-Call Have A Go days taking place.
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