Laois County Council Fire Service are currently seeking applications for retained fire fighters across all stations.

The work of a Retained Fire Fighter is so different to most jobs. One minute you are going about your normal day, then the pager bleeps and within a few minutes you find yourself dealing with an emergency situation.

As a Fire Fighter you will serve your community in an exciting, dynamic and fulfilling role with structured time off and a minimum annual salary of €18,050 in Year 1.

Retained Fire-fighters are called upon to tackle a wide range of emergency situations where problem-solving skills and initiative will be vital to resolve issues quickly and calmly. Incidents vary from tackling fires and rescuing people, to dealing with chemical spillages and road traffic collisions. There are certain personal attributes that you will need to help you fulfil your role as a Fire-fighter. They include confidence, resilience, adaptability, effective communication skills, integrity and a commitment to diversity. 

If you believe you have what it takes application forms are available here:

For further information contact or your local fire station.

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