John Lloyd


Assistant District Commander

Favourite part of my job

Working with good people as part of a team with a common goal to help our community.

Hobbies and interests

Being from Castleford my real passion in life is Rugby, both league and union. I gave up Rugby League at 34 but continued Rugby Union until I was 50. Another interest of mine is travel. I have been to: India, Nepal, Thailand, USA, the Caribbean and various European countries. I also enjoy walking, camping, cycling, cooking and socialising.

Interesting Fact

I have trekked to Mount Everest base camp with three other Fire Service colleagues.


Good moral values, resilience, resourcefulness and adaptability are all required to be a firefighter.

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 Recruitment is closed for the foreseeable future. Recruitment is likely to re-open in June/July 2020. More information to follow.