Job of the Week

This week's job of the week is:

Wholetime Firefighter and Apprentice Firefighter (000002I7)

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  • Countywide
  • 42 hours per week (37 for Apprentice)
  • Permanent (Fixed Term for Apprentice)
  • £22,237 - £29,638 per year (£14,469 for Apprentice)

Apprentice Firefighters

Learn whilst you earn!  Apprenticeships offer the opportunity to gain relevant work experience, whilst undertaking a recognised programme of study, and enjoying the benefits of being an employee of Cornwall Council.

Our firefighter apprenticeships will allow you to develop your knowledge and experience in professional, supportive and team-focussed environment; you will gain valuable skills which can be transferred to almost any career! The role is offered on a fixed term contract for 2 years, during this time you will undertake a Level 3 qualification in Emergency Fire Service Operations.

External / New Firefighters

This is a rare opportunity to join us as a full time Firefighter; i.e. employed on our Wholetime Duty System.  The role of firefighter is varied and covers a wide area.  As well as attending emergencies, which can include fires, road traffic collisions, people who are trapped, floods and storms and chemical spillages it also includes working on prevention and protection work such as giving fire safety advice to the community or to residential businesses.

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