Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service
146 Bolton Road
Tel: 0161 736 5866
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So, you're thinking about joining us. It is important to point out that there are some basic but essential standards that all our recruits must meet.
A lot of people find the idea of being a firefighter quite attractive. The trouble is, many people don't take enough time to think about whether or not they're truly suited to the role. And that can lead to disappointment when they discover it isn't what they expected.
To find out whether or not you're cut out for a career as a Retained firefighter in the Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service, why not take a minute to consider the following questions? They'll give you a good steer as to the range of qualities a modern Retained firefighter needs.
If you've answered yes to all of the above, you could make a great Retained firefighter. But the only way to find out for real is to apply. A word of warning though, our application process is very thorough.
To see it through you'll need plenty of commitment and dedication. However, should you be accepted, the rewards of helping to keep your community safe from harm will make the effort more than worthwhile.
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