Careers

Providing one of the best emergency response and prevention services in the UK fire and rescue sector, Cleveland Fire Brigade is always looking for dedicated and committed people to join our team. All our employees are directly involved in supporting Cleveland Fire Brigade to achieve its goals of safer, stronger communities; a proud, passionate and professional workforce and efficient use of resources. 

You can choose from a career as a firefighter, responding to and preventing emergency incidents, or become one of a team of dedicated corporate staff, delivering services to support both firefighters and the wider community.

We are an Equal Opportunities employer and aim to ensure that our workforce is representative of the communities we serve. We understand that having a workforce which is made up of those from the wide range of communities, localities and backgrounds will enable us to offer the best possible service through strong community links, better understanding of our communities and providing opportunities for all. We particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black or Minority Ethnic Backgrounds (BME), those who identify as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual or Transgender (LGBT) or are registered as disabled as these groups are currently underrepresented within our workforce.

Becoming a Firefighter

Firefighters in Cleveland Fire Brigade are some of the most respected members of the community. Although you will respond to emergency incidents, protect people and property from fire and other dangers, you will spend much of your time preventing fire and keeping people safe.

Click here for firefighter vacancies and information about what’s involved in becoming a firefighter.  We also post recruitment information for firefighters on Cleveland Fire Brigades Facebook. LinkedIn and Twitter, pages.

In addition to whole time firefighters we regularly recruit retained firefighters who are members of the community paid to provide an on-call service responding to emergencies click here to find out more about retained firefighters.

Corporate staff recruitment

There are a wide range of careers available from finance to HR, engineering to communications and everything in between. Click here to find out more about corporate careers.