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

  • 06/09/2019

    Community Development Education Officer

    Community Development Education Officer Working Hours: 37 hours per week, approx. 39 weeks per annum (in accordance with Essex Term ...

  • 03/09/2019

    Group Manager

    The opportunities Are you a: Group Manager looking to make a difference for a Fire and Rescue Service on a journey of change and improvement? Successful Station Manager looking to take on challenges at the next level? Talented individual looking for permanent, secondment or development ...

  • 03/09/2019

    Firefighter - Essex County Fire & Rescue Service

    Working Hours: Wholetime Firefighter duty ...

  • 28/08/2019

    Community Development Operations Assistant

    Community Development Operations Assistant Permanent Contract Working Hours: 37 hours per ...

  • 26/08/2019

    ICT - 1st Line Service Desk Technician

    Fixed Term until 31 March 2020 Working Hours: 37 hours per week Salary: £18,672 - £19,819 Location: Kelvedon Park We are looking for a well-rounded person who is responsible, accountable and professional. You need to be ...

  • 26/08/2019

    Breathing Apparatus (BA) Technician

    Working Hours: 37 hours per week Salary: £26,999 - £29,636 pa Location: Lexden Workshops Colchester (travel throughout the County will be required) An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Breathing Apparatus Technician ...

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