Retained Firefighters


Are you a committed individual? Do you have the passion and ability to serve your community? Do you want to make an exciting and rewarding contribution to your community, and learn new skills?


The Isles of Scilly Fire and Rescue Service are currently recruiting for:


·        3 Retained Firefighters (St Mary’s)

·        1 Retained Firefighter (Bryher)


You will be required to assist in the provision of the Fire and Rescue service in the event of an emergency situation and the promotion of community safety.  


As part of the fire crew you will also provide support to the public, you will need to be physically fit with a high level of stamina and have a high level of dedication.

The shortlisted applicant’s will be invited to attend the fire station on St Mary’s for an interview and a fitness and ability test.

For an informal discussion please telephone Craig Dryden on 01720 424451 or email



Business Unit: 
Fire & Rescue
Full Time - Permanent
£2,291 retainer fee per annum, plus £10.46 per hour in attendance of calls and £4.02 disturbance fee
Closing Date: 
Monday, 27 May, 2019 - 1pm
Application Pack: 
Additional Information: 

Application Form
Advertisement Monitoring
Equal Opportunities Monitoring
Guidance Notes
Isles of Scilly Information Sheet
Job Applicant Privacy Notice
Recruitment and Selection Policy

Please submit completed applications to or:
HR Officer
Council of the Isles of Scilly
Town Hall
St Mary's
Isles of Scilly
TR21 0NA

Please note that canvassing of Members or Officers will disqualify you from consideration.

If you require this application pack in an alternative language, in larger text, Braille, easy read or in an audio format, please email or telephone 0300 1234 105.