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Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service

Wholetime  Recruitment.

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Watch Manager and Crew Manager roles

We currently have a number of Watch Manager and Crew Manager vacancies across the service. These vacancies may exist within Community Risk and Response (CRR) on the wholetime and day staffing system and within various departments, including Training, Assurance & Safety (TAS) and Fire Safety. On conclusion of the process a small holding pool will be generated to support our Supervisory Manager career progression and retirement profile over the next 24 months.  

Please follow the links below for more information:

Watch Manager vacancies

Crew Manager vacancies

The closing date for all applications is midnight on Friday 9th June 2023.

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Our Values

Our residents value the services we offer and need to feel confident in our highly skilled teams, who reduce risk as well as respond to emergency situations. Our teams continually evolve and improve how we operate whilst maintaining the highest standards for our communities. Anyone wishing to join NFRS will be required to demonstrate and evidence a commitment to these.


Our values are:

  • Residents first - 'Here for you'.

  • Excellence and quality - 'Listening and learning to improve your service'.

  • Respect - 'You are valued'.

  • Keeping our communities safe - 'Your safety is at the heart of what we do'.

We support a culture which values everyone:

  • I will be professional and provide leadership by example.

  • I will be open to challenge and change.

  • I will be fair, honest, transparent and act with integrity.

  • I will communicate openly and demonstrate empathy to all.

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Equality, Diversity and Inclusion


Northumberland Fire and Rescue Service is committed to equality of opportunity and diversity in employment. We welcome applications from all sectors of the community and we aim to recruit a diverse workforce that reflects the communities we serve.

Women and ethnic minorities are under-represented within the service and are therefore actively encouraged to apply for positions that become available.

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