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Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service have fourteen strategically positioned Community Fire Stations; five stations staffed by full-time Firefighters, one crewed by full-time Firefighters during the day and eight stations crewed by On-call Firefighters.

These operational teams depend on a wide variety of support services to ensure they are available to fight fires, rescue people form road traffic collisions and open water and keep the public safe in many other ways.

Our support staff are employed at a number of locations across the county including our headquarters in Kempston, area offices in Bedford and Luton as well as at our Community Fire Stations.

Our support staff vacancies are advertised in the local press, through JobCentre Plus as well as on this website.

If you would like more information about working for us in an Operational role please email or for Support roles please email

To find out about our pension schemes click here

Transfer To BFRS

If you are currently a Qualified/Competent Wholetime Duty System Firefighter currently serving with a UK Fire Authority you can transfer to Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service onto our 24 hour shift system. 

Find out more about transferring by clicking here.



Bedfordshire Fire and Rescue Service is an equal opportunities employer that welcomes applications from all sections of the community. 

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