Recruitment - Fire

Current Fire Service Job Vacancies

We currently need on-call (retained) firefighters. If you're interested, would like more information or to speak to someone, let us know by completing our online enquiry form and we will get in touch with you.

The Isle of Wight Fire and Rescue Service is currently recruiting at this time we have opportunities for On Call (Retained) Firefighters across the Island at the following stations.

  • Cowes
  • Ryde
  • Bembridge 
  • Sandown
  • Ventnor
  • Freshwater 
  • Yarmouth  

National Salary Information

A basic annual payment (a retainer) of £2,246 and fees for emergency response at £10.26 per hour during training; rising to £2,993 and £13.67 respectively on achieving competence and a disturbance allowance of £3.94 for each call out.

Salary: £2,246 to £2,993 per annum.

The most up to date information on the fire service pay scales is available on National Joint Council (NJC) website.