Expression of Interest

Expression of Interest


  • Reference: surreycc/TP/288913/160
  • Positions: 250
  • Salary:
  • Category: Fire and Rescue
  • Contract type: Permanent
  • Working hours: 42
  • Posted on: 12 January 2024
  • Closing date: N/A
  • Directorate: Chief Executive Office
  • Location: Various across Surrey


From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from generous annual leave entitlement, a local government salary related pension or Firefighter pension. For more information about the wide variety of benefits offered please visit Benefits for working in Surrey Fire and Rescue - Surrey County Council (

At Surrey Fire and Rescue Service, we have a number of different opportunities to offer those interested in joining the service in both operational and non-operational roles - all of which are subject to satisfactory references, DBS and Social Media vetting. 

Through this process you will be able to register your interest in the following areas:


  • Firefighter
  • Crew Commander
  • Watch Commander
  • Station Commander
  • Group Commander


  • Business Safety
  • Community Safety
  • Business Support
  • Digital and Data Services
  • Logistics 
  • Health and Safety
  • Training and Development
  • Human Resources
  • Joint Fire Control

Those who have expressed an interest in a particular area will be notified of relevant opportunities at the appropriate time. 

Please note this is not an application for employment. 

This is an opportunity for those wishing to join Surrey Fire and Rescue Service to register their interest in different areas of the organisation. 

Surrey Fire and Rescue Service has the responsibility of protecting over one million people who live in the 650 square miles of Surrey. The Service employs just under 700 people across the County in a variety of roles. Comprising both uniformed personnel and support staff, they all share one vision: With you, making Surrey safer. We do this by:

  • Serving the needs of our community.
  • Flexibly responding to a constantly changing environment.
  • Recognising and embedding diversity in everything we do
  • Solving challenges through intelligence driven collaboration, innovation and improvements.

Surrey Fire and Rescue is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all underrepresented groups. 

Our Core Code of Ethics

  • Putting our communities first
  • Integrity
  • Dignity & Respect
  • Leadership
  • Equality, Diversity and Inclusion

 Completion of the expression of interest form will not be considered as a form of application. 

It is expected prospective candidates will complete the appropriate application process once a suitable opportunity of interest arises.

Any offer of employment will be conditional until all of the conditions of the offer have been satisfied. 

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