Permanent Firefighters are full-time firefighters who stay at the fire station. They are usually based around highly populated areas. Recruitment is on a yearly basis.
Retained Firefighters are on-call firefighters who respond from home or work to the fire station when there is an emergency. Recruitment is all year round based upon your closest fire station.
Permanent Firefighters recruitment starts towards the end of each year. The following information was for 2018 and is a guide only.