Wholetime Firefighter Recruitment - Being a firefighter

As a firefighter with Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service (CFRS), you will respond to a wide range of incidents. You will also take part in community safety and fire protection activities, to help keep our local residents and businesses safe in the diverse communities we serve. 

Being a firefighter at CFRS offers an exciting and rewarding career, with many opportunities for development and progression.

As part of Cumbria Fire and Rescue Service's commitment to provide the very best service to our communities, we welcome applications from members of our community in recognition of the value that gender, ethnic and background diversity brings to enable us to best serve our communities. 

The Service recognises that a workforce that represents a cross section of the people we serve is a positive step to ensure that all of our messages are appropriate, clear and understood.

Find out more about becoming a wholetime firefighter

If you have ever considered joining us as a wholetime firefighter, but thought you couldn't, come and find out more at one of our virtual workshops. You will hear from Station Manager Liana Selecka-Jones to learn more about the job role, the application process and the training and development opportunities available.

If you have any questions, please email recruitmentfire@cumbria.gov.uk