Full-time firefighters

Firefighter Taster Day

We want people like YOU to join our team

We will be recruiting full-time firefighters soon


There is no such thing as a typical firefighter.


The role of a modern day firefighter is challenging, rewarding and most of all varied.


For such a diverse role we need a diverse workforce which reflects the communities we serve.


We want more women to join our team.


During our last full-time firefighter recruitment only 12% of applicants were women - whereas around 50% our communities are women.  


Not sure a career as a full-time firefighter could be for you?


Find out by attendinng our Firefighter Taster Day especially for potential women firefighters:


Date:                    Saturday 6th April 2019

Time:                    9.30am – 4.30pm

Location:             Rhyl Community Fire Station

Details:                Places are limited so booking is essential.  To book a place please call 01745 535 250  or email hrdesk@nwales-fireservice.org.uk

You will have a full insight into the role and the requirements and an opportunity to test your fitness and strength against the national firefighter standards

You will be able to talk to members of the recruitment team and female firefighters who do the job now

You will get to look around the fire station, appliances, equipment and try on the kit

Lunch will be provided


This Firefighter Taster Day has been arranged to ensure women make informed decisions about a potential career as a firefighter and in order to reduce the amount of women who may de-select themselves based on misconceptions, old stereotypes or myths.


This Taster Day is not an opportunity to be fast-tracked or given an advantage over any other groups of people. All applicants for vacancies must go through the same recruitment process and must achieve the same level in any tests/assessments. Any offer of employment must be made on merit. 


You must be aged 18 or over (there is no upper age limit) to attend.


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