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Our vision

Our vision is to make Buckinghamshire and Milton Keynes the safest areas in England in which to live, work and travel.

Here, you can find out more about our people who are working to deliver this vision. There is also information on the career and job opportunities we offer and you can view and start your application process for our current vacancies.

Current vacancies


On-Call Firefighters

We are recruiting for individuals to join as On-Call Firefighters.

An On-Call Firefighter is someone who provides a range of fire and rescue service roles; these range from emergency calls, working at open days, carrying out work with their local communities and acting as an ambassador for the fire service.

Closing Date:

Support Services

Learning & Development Administrator Apprentice

An exciting opportunity has arisen here at Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service for a Learning & Development Administrator Apprentice.

Closing Date:
7 December 2022

Data & Information Support Assistant

Are you a problem solver, team player, and have a great eye for detail? Join Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service as our newest Data & Information Support Assistant.

Closing Date:
16 December 2022 at Midnight

ICT Service Desk Technician

Are you a problem solver, team player and an IT whizz? A fantastic opportunity has been made available to join our team as an ICT Service Desk Technician.

Closing Date:
8 December 2022 at Midnight

Station Cook – High Wycombe

An exciting opportunity has arisen at High Wycombe Fire Station for a Station Cook to join Buckinghamshire Fire and Rescue Service.

Closing Date:
11 December 2022 at Midnight

ICT Apprentice

Are you looking for a future career whilst achieving an apprenticeship qualification? Do you have a passion to learn and work in IT?

If this is you, then you are just who we are looking for! Join Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service team.

Closing Date:
4 December 2022

Business Support Officer

An exciting opportunity has arisen here at Buckinghamshire & Milton Keynes Fire Authority (BMKFA) for a Business Support Officer.

Closing Date:
4 December 2022

Upcoming events

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On-Call Awareness Evening – 14 December 2022

Find out more about becoming an On-Call Firefighter.

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14 December 2022

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07.00pm – 8.30pm

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West Ashland, Blue-Light Hub, 3 Thornbury, West Ashland, MK6 4BB

In person event

On-Call Awarness evening event

On-Call Firefighter ‘have a go’ evening event – 1 December 2022.

Learn more about becoming an Onhow to pass our role related tests.

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01 December 2022

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7:00pm – 9:00pm

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Thinking of applying for an On-Call role?

Enter your postcode to find the closest fire station to you for your “immediate response” (enabling your appliance to be fully crewed and leaving the station within 10 minutes of you being alerted), and what the drive time in normal road speed conditions would be.

On-Call Radius Map

Learn more about our service

Use the links below to learn more about what drives us as a Public Service.

Related FAQs

Common questions answered

What is the fitness test for Wholetime Firefighters?

As part of our Wholetime Firefighters fitness tests you will be required to complete the Bleep Test to a level 8.6, as well as the completion of 3 strength tests. These include Equipment Grip and Carry (testing aerobic endurance and grip), Ladder Haul-Aloft (testing upper body strength) and a Push-Pull test. If you are considering applying, it is advisable that you start working on your fitness and strength in advance. If you are successful at the early stages of the process, you will then be ready for the fitness test. It is also important that you maintain your fitness.

I have a disability – can I apply for a Support Staff role?

Yes you can. We welcome all applications. As part of the recruitment process, you will be asked if you have a disability, and asked to give details of the type of adjustments you may require in order to take part in the selection process and to fulfil the role you are applying for, should you be successful. Each case will be considered on an individual basis and, where reasonable adjustments can be made, your application will be progressed.

How do I apply to be a Buckinghamshire Fire & Rescue Service On-Call Firefighter?

At stage two of the recruitment process you will be given a link to our online application form. This happens after you have attended one of our On-Call awareness evenings. You can sign up for an awareness evening here.

What stations are recruiting On-Call Firefighters?

You can find out which On-Call fire stations are recruiting by clicking here.