Bridge Road, Godalming, GU7 3DU
Training evening: Tuesday 7.30 to 9.30pm
2 x fire engine
The firefighters at Godalming provide personnel to crew two appliances, which are able to attend incidents in the locality and also other incidents throughout the County. They are fully trained firefighters who allocate their free time to respond to an emergency if they are paged, and they don’t just fight fires. They deal with a wide range of emergencies such as road traffic collisions, chemical spills or rescues involving water.
They also work hard to educate and inform the community about the dangers of fire. This is an integral part of the job and on-call firefighters visit schools, youth clubs and other organisations offering advice to the local community on fire safety. To be considered as an on-call firefighter they must be at least 18 years of age. The job is physically demanding and a medical examination to assess fitness, eyesight and hearing is required.
The role of the firefighter involves a high level of commitment and personal discipline. They must be able to work as a member of a team and be willing to work hard in arduous conditions.
Being a member of the Fire Service based at Godalming makes you a valued and respected member of the community. You will learn new skills and could gain qualifications including first aid or large goods vehicle (LGV) licence. You will be providing a vital service to fellow residents and businesses in Godalming, doing your bit to make Godalming and Surrey safer, and get paid at the same time. On-Call firefighters can earn up to £5,000 each year.
Surrey Fire and Rescue Service is currently looking for personnel to provide cover at Godalming for week days. If you think you could help out then come along to the fire station on Bridge Road on Tuesday evenings between 7.30 and 9.30pm and talk to one of the crew about becoming an On-Call Duty System Firefighter. More information is also available on our On-Call recruitment pages.
To register your interest in becoming an on-call firefighter, please complete and submit the online form. This form is only for the position of on-call firefighter. You must currently live or work within fourminutes of the on-call fire station which you are applying to.
All Surrey households can receive a free Home Fire Safety Visit as part of our on-going drive to reduce the number of fires in the county.