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On-call firefighters - Can I apply?

If you can answer Yes to the questions below, you could be what we are looking for in an on-call firefighter:

  • Are you 18 or over?

  • Do you live or work within 5 minutes of a fire station in Cumbria?

  • Can you provide week day cover (8am-6pm) and weekends?

  • Can you work at heights?

  • Can you work in confined spaces?

  • Are you calm under pressure in distressing situations (Eg. Road traffic collision)

  • Are you able to work as part of a team?

  • Are you able to develop your skills and work independently?

Contact

Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters
Penrith Community Fire Station
Carleton Avenue
Penrith
CA10 2FA
Tel: 01768 812558
Email: HR.Fire@cumbria.gov.uk