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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

You would be welcome to attend one of our Community Fire Station Open Days to find out more please click here for details of the dates and locations.

To find out about our pension schemes click here

We would like to encourage more local businesses to work with us to release on-call firefighters. Find out here the benefits for your business and community here.



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

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