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Speed interviews

Navigating the speed interview

If you score sufficiently at shortlisting then you will be invited to complete the fitness and strength tests and speed interviews.

Application form

Application form - Dos and Don'ts

For those of you who will be successful in the eligibility stage, there are several more stages to the application process, including online assessments, interviews, practical and physical tests.

Values

Application Form – Values

This year, the application form and what we are looking for from applicants has slightly changed.

Personal statement

Application Form - Personal statement

One of the key parts of the application form is your personal statement, which at just 1,500 must clearly show exactly why you would fit well with Avon Fire & Rescue Service, and what experience you would bring to the role.

Firefighters in training

Application Form - Shortlisting

If you are working your way through the application process, there will be a short delay where you will not hear from us. 

Please ensure that you check your emails on a regular basis, including your junk/spam folders.

Two people in an interview

Interview tips and information

The interview lasts one hour and will comprise of six set questions which are the same for all candidates. It will be conducted by a panel of two members of staff.

Firefighter Wayne Court

Questions and Answers with On-Call Firefighter, Wayne Court

What is your role at AF&RS, where are you stationed and how long have you been with the Service?

Read about Dan Kelly

My Story: Dan Kelly

Prior to joining the fire service, Daniel was a prison officer at HMP Bristol. He wanted a role that presented him with challenges on a daily basis.

Firefighter Tim Jones

My Story: Tim Jones

Tim travelled the world with the army for 13 and half years before joining Avon Fire & Rescue Service, serving as a radio operator and military photographer.

Greg and Watch

My Story: Gregory Streete

Before joining Avon Fire and Rescue Service, Gregory Streete was a basketball player for the Bristol Flyers, a coach and youth worker.