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Roles at Kent Fire and Rescue Service

On these pages you can find out about the range of jobs and careers offered by Kent Fire and Rescue Service.

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The core of our response staff are firefighters based permanently at fire stations across Kent and Medway.

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On-call firefighter

Our on-call firefighters are paid to respond to incidents and emergencies from within their communities.

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Control operator

Control operators respond to 999 calls, deploy fire engines to incidents and manage service resources.

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Community safety

Community safety staff work to protect people by reducing risks in the home and on the roads.

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Business safety

Our technical fire safety and business engagement teams work to help keep businesses safe from fire and other risks.

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Support staff

People who do work including IT, finance, procurement and human resources.

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Our volunteers promote safety messages and raise awareness of our services at events and presentations.

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