Essex County Fire and Rescue Service


Current Vacancies

Wholetime firefighters:

Our most recent wholetime recruitment took place in April 2019.

We have no further details about when we will open recruitment again. Please ensure you're following our social media channels to stay up to date with the latest news.

On-call firefighters:

On-call firefighters are a vital part of today’s fire and rescue service: They are people who get paid to protect their local community.

Visit to start your on-call firefighter journey. 

If you would like further information please contact the Recruitment Team on 01376 576698 or email or drop by your local station to talk to the officer in charge.

Support staff vacancies:

All current vacancies are advertised on our website

If you have any queries in relation to our vacancies please contact the Recruitment Team on 01376 576121 or email

  • 14/06/2019

    Assistant Director of HR FTC 18 months

    Contract Type: Fixed Term 18 months Salary: £65,000 - £ 70,000 per annum Having recently been through a major organisational change programme, the Human Resources function has played a crucial role in supporting the transformation and continues to implement a people strategy that ...

  • 13/06/2019

    Building Service Engineer

    Permanent Contract Working Hours: 37 hours per ...

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