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Fire Service is a publicly funded organisation. They respond to fire emergencies.

nationalfirechiefs.org.uk/Fire-and-Rescue-Services

Pay ranges

  1. £11.57–16.99 per hour

Featured Fire Service job reviews

  • Best thing

    Amazing people, amazing place to work.

    Worst thing

    Things/people suffer and that’s why we’re here to help. The fact people suffer is the worst part, but we do what we can to make things right.

    9.5

    Firefighter, March 2021

    • £14.00 per hour
    • 21–24 years old
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    Different everyday.
    Good people.
    Helping others
    Shift pattern

    Worst thing

    Senior Management
    Salary
    Lack of respect

    6.8

    Watch commander, October 2020

    • Manages people
    • £36,000 per year, working a 42 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • More than 3 years experience
  • Best thing

    Work life balance, interesting work

    Worst thing

    Poor pay for the work we do. Older member discriminate younger members

    9.5

    Firefighter, January 2021

    • £24,800 per year, working a 48 hour week
    • 25 or older
    • Less than a year experience
  • Best thing

    We get to go to emergency’s and put out fires and as well as make friends with your crew

    Worst thing

    Chores

    8.1

    Employee, February 2021

    • Manages people
    • £41,400 per year, working a 50 hour week
    • 18–20 years old
    • More than 3 years experience

Fire Service ranks 1st to work for in public sector

  1. 1 Fire Service
    8.1
  2. 2= Portsmouth City Council
    7.8
  3. 2= Sheffield City Council
    7.8