On-call Firefighter - Silverdale

Silverdale Station, Emsgate Lane, LA5 0RS



We are currently recruiting for On-call Firefighters for Stations across Lancashire:

On-call Firefighters often have another job and will provide on-call cover from home or their place of work. They respond to emergencies when their pager alerts them, so must live or work within 5 minutes travel time from the station.

Our stations are:

Bolton Le Sands, Carnforth, Fleetwood, Garstang, Hornby, Lancaster, Morecambe, Preesall, Silverdale

Darwen, Great Harwood, Hyndburn, Longridge, Clitheroe

Bamber Bridge, Ormskirk, Skelmersdale, Tarleton, Chorley

St Annes, Wesham, Lytham

Barnoldswick, Colne, Earby, Haslingden, Nelson, Padiham, Rawtenstall, Bacup

Recruitment to a particular station will be dependent upon the available hours at the time of the closing date, if the station you have applied for does not have available hours at that time, your application will be carried forward to the next recruitment campaign.

We generally require On-call firefighters to give between 60-120 hours per week.Patterns and hours of cover vary from station to station. Our biggest requirement is for day time cover Monday – Friday 0600-1800 and 24 hours across Saturday and Sunday.

It is essential that you attend your fire station’s drill night, to discuss suitable hours of cover and your distance to the station.

The closing date for application forms to be received is Friday 9 August 2019 at 1700 hours.