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Careers

Every role in East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service exists to support the overall aim of achieving a safer and more sustainable community.

As you can imagine, achieving our overall aim depends on a variety of people with a range of skills, backgrounds and experiences.

On this page, you will find a list of our current vacancies and details of how to apply. You may want to check this page regularly, as we will update it with new roles as they come along.

Retained woman

You may not be looking for a career move, but you could train to be a Retained FireFighter & respond to incidents in your local community.


Find out more on our Retained Recruitment page

SCC

All 999 emergency calls for the Fire & Rescue Service within East Sussex & West Sussex are routed to the Sussex Control Centre based in Haywards Heath.

Support Staff Generic

We have a wide range of support roles from conducting Home Safety Visits, marketing the Service to the community, co-ordinating training or running payroll.

  • For vacancies see below
Flood rescue
Applicants for these jobs must already be an operational member of staff in the national Fire & Rescue Service.

If you can demonstrate resilience, tenacity and a sound operational knowledge, together with a commitment to driving change and delivering the core values, we want to hear from you! Please see below for a list of our current Operational vacancies.


Firefighter Transfer opportunities will be advertised here as they arise - we do not hold a 'Transfer List', but advertise roles as they become available. 


  • For vacancies see below

Hot fire training

The application process for firefighter recruitment has now closed


The role of the Fire Service has changed considerably in the last ten years, and the role within the community has had to change to reflect the new demands made on the Service.

Volunteers

A little of your time can mean a lifetime of safety for someone living in your community.


YOU can make a difference in your local community: Become a Community Volunteer with East Sussex Fire & Rescue Service.



Current vacancies


Find out more about our wholetime firefighter recruitment, retained (on call) firefighter recruitment or being a volunteer by clicking the sections above.   
 

East Sussex Fire and Rescue Service values diversity, promotes equality and challenges discrimination. We therefore welcome applications from all sections of the community.


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