Fancy being a firefighter? Doncaster fire stations are now recruiting new crews

If you’ve ever fancied being a firefighter in Doncaster, this could be your chance.

Wednesday, 17th March 2021, 3:05 pm

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue is searching for on call firefighters at four stations – including two in Doncaster

On-call firefighters respond from home, or another place of work, where they have everyday lives and jobs – until their pager sounds and they become professional firefighters.

A SYFR spokesman said: “An on-call firefighter could be classed as a part-time firefighter. Part-time or not, though, they are fully trained and experienced people, saving lives and protecting people. They are exceptional individuals and there is nothing ‘part-time’ about their commitment.

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Fancy being a firefighter in Doncaster?
Fancy being a firefighter in Doncaster?

“Our on-call staff come from all areas of the community. They could be stay at home parents, in full or part-time employment, working for themselves, studying at college or university or not currently employed. They are paid for their services and receive thorough training.”

The service is looking for crews at Askern, Rossington, Stocksbridge and Birley Moor stations.

You can apply HERE