Chief Fire Officer | John Roberts

We are excited to offer you the opportunity to become a West Yorkshire firefighter.

Do you think you are up for the challenge? If so, you will find all the information you need on this website about the diverse role, the skills you will need, and our recruitment and training process.

Our firefighters are highly skilled, dedicated, respected members of the community and we want you to join them by taking up this rewarding career.

We look forward to meeting you soon!

Chair of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority | Councillor Darren O’Donovan

Members of West Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority are proud of everything the service has achieved in recent years. We are proud of our skilled and diverse workforce, and we are proud of the incredible service our firefighters provide to the public.

We look forward to continuing to provide a safe and effective service to the residents of West Yorkshire. If you want to be part of this first class service, we want to hear from you!

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.



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

Wholetime firefighter applications are now closed