A diverse team

Our values of Team, Integrity, Learn, Responsibility and Dialogue are really important to us
and are at the heart of everything we do. Our diverse team does what we feel is right,
goes above and beyond and leads by example.

Our vibrant team culture and supportive work environment is the ideal place to do something incredible.

We know work is a huge part of people’s lives, and we want each and every one of our team to be themselves, have fun and share their individuality at work. Our unique strengths and differences are essential ingredients for high productivity, creativity and delivering a great service to the community.

West Yorkshire Fire Service strives to be an inclusive and rewarding place to work. We encourage staff to get involved in a whole host of activities which promote well being, inclusion and diversity. Overall, it’s about being yourself and celebrating all our similarities and differences

We think religious festivals, customs and traditions bring excitement and interest should be celebrated and understood.

We seek to empower each other to perform our roles, to remove barriers, to accommodate employees with various strengths and specific learning difficulties.

Lesbian, gay and bisexual firefighters serve throughout West Yorkshire. We have a comprehensive “Transgender People in the Workplace” policy.

  • The Fire Service is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes people from all walks of life
  • We are passionate about treating people as individuals and our HR policies reflect that
  • Over 50 female firefighters work in West Yorkshire alone, there’s nearly 2000 across the UK
  • There is no upper age limit for firefighters but you will need to be at least 18 years old in January 2019
  • We realise everyone lives busy lives and have a range of excellent leave packages and flexible working options
  • We’ve got an active diversity network of staff champions called the ‘Inclusion Action Group’.

MEET THE TEAM

FIND OUT MORE OUR TEAM, READ ABOUT THEIR
DAILY ROUTINES AND INTERESTS OUTSIDE OF WORK

MEET THE TEAM

Your Next Step

Being a firefighter involves making a commitment. The training and dedication
to the role is demanding, but the role provides real rewards.

Join our professional team and make a difference in the West Yorkshire community today. We’ll help you uncover strengths you didn’t even know you had and you’ll soon start noticing the benefits.

See the various stages of the recruitment and selection process here.

 

MORE INFO ONSTAGES & KEY DATES


If you have any questions, there are a few ways you can contact us

Wholetime Recruitment is closed for the foreseeable future. This will be reviewed again in Autumn 2019 at the earliest.