The role of a firefighter is incredibly rewarding, and it is changing. Not only do firefighters respond to fires and other emergencies, but they work on preventing them from happening in the first place through education and safety messaging.

The service prides itself in providing first class training and opportunities for career progression. Being a Wholetime fighter will provide opportunities to develop your career, whether that is climbing the management ladder or specialising in an area such as prevention or training, or developing experience to be the best firefighter you can be.

Please select from the 3 options below to proceed with the correct application path for you.

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New Wholetime Firefighters

This application process is for external candidates not currently working for SFRS and On Call Firefighters.
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External Wholetime transferees (Competent)

This application process is for external Firefighters (Competent) candidates currently with another Fire and Rescue Service.
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Internal On Call Firefighters (Competent)

This application is for internal On Call Firefighters (Competent) candidates currently with Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service.
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If you experience any technical issues with your application, please email and we will send you an alternative link.