Roles with South Wales Fire and Rescue Service

For information on the types of roles available and the benefits of working at South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, view our working with us page.

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All current vacancies are listed below.


On-Call Firefighters

We are currently recruiting for On-Call Firefighters. More information can be found here 

Completed application forms can be sent to The Recruitment and Resourcing Team, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service, Llantrisant HQ, Forest View Business Park, Llantrisant, RCT, CF72 8LX or emailed to recruitment@southwales-fire.gov.uk

On Call Application Form


999 Emergency Control Operator

Permanent: 42 hours (Rota Basis)
Salary: 
£22,981 per annum (Trainee)
Location: Joint Fire Control, South Wales Police Headquarters, Bridgend

Apply now

The closing date for application forms is Friday 16th December, 2022 at 5:00PM.

For more information on working in our Joint Fire Control Centre, visit our Fire Control Staff page.


ICT Trainer

Permanent: 18.5 hours per week (Job Share)
Salary: 
£28,371 – £29,439 (Pro Rata)
Location: Llantrisant Headquarters

Apply now

The closing date for application forms is Tuesday 29th November, 2022 at 12:00 midday.


Payroll Officer

Permanent: 37 hours per week
Salary: 
£25,878 – £26,845
Location: Llantrisant Headquarters

Apply now

The closing date for applications is Friday 2 December, 2022 at 12:00 midday.


Administrative Officer

Permanent: 37 hours per week
Salary: 
£22,369 – £22,777
Location: Llantrisant Headquarters

Apply now

The closing date for applications is Wednesday 14 December, 2022 at 12:00 midday.


Preferred language for job applicants

All documentation is available in both Welsh and English and we welcome communication in either language. Applications submitted in Welsh will not be treated less favourably.

Applicants who wish to change their preferred language for communicating with us, are encouraged to do so at any point during the Recruitment process.

To express your language preference please use the details below.


Job applications during COVID-19 pandemic

Applications should be submitted by email or post in the first instance, to minimise persons entering Head Quarters. Please ensure that you apply sufficient postage for the size and weight of your Application and allow extra time as postal services are currently under significant pressure.

To safeguard our Staff and Job Applicants we have made adjustments to our Recruitment processes and will be using E-mail, Telephone, Internet and Video Link to communicate with our applicants, hold Interviews and Assessments and carry our Pre-employment Checks. Candidates will be updated on the progress of their Applications at the Shortlisting, Selection and Pre-employment stages.

For further information please refer to our COVID19 webpage.

We thank you for your patience and co-operation at this very challenging time.

The Recruitment and Resourcing Team.


Contact details

Address: The Recruitment and Resourcing Team, South Wales Fire and Rescue Service Headquarters, Forest View Business Park, Llantrisant, Rhondda Cynon Taf, CF72 8LX.

Phone: 01443 232200        E-mail: personnel@southwales-fire.gov.uk