Training and personal development opportunities, including a Level 3 NVQ Diploma (Emergency Fire Services Operations in the Community), an LGV licence, First Aid qualification and health and safety training
Easy to navigate promotion pathways and awards for long service and good conduct.
Access to a range of sports and social clubs and also free use of all gyms at WYFRS stations and headquarters. You will also have time to physically train during your shifts.
Satisfaction and pride in helping the people of West Yorkshire in an exciting and rewarding job.
APPRAISALS AND SUPPORT
A comprehensive induction programme for all staff and an annual appraisal scheme to ensure you are always growing within your role.
Access to our staff networks
Inclusive HR policies which include: generous maternity, paternity, adoption and shared parental leave. Childcare vouchers are also available.
Access to a variety of benefits and discount schemes; including blue light discounts.
20 days annual leave plus 8 public holidays, increasing to 23 days after 5 years' service. There is also a provision for paid and unpaid special leave.
Free of charge parking at WYFRS premises
Occupational health support (including nurses, physiotherapy, medical checks, a 24/7 employee assistance programme which offers advice and counselling).
You will automatically become a member of the 2015 Firefighter’s Pension Scheme. This is a career average pension scheme.