Being part of KFRS
Every member of KFRS - from our frontline firefighters to our IT department – works together as one team to save lives and keep our customers safe.
They do this with compassion and professionalism, helping, protecting and working together with our customers to create a safer future for everyone.
Everyone at KFRS matters. We recognise that each person is unique and has value, striving to provide an environment where everyone feels they belong and thrives.
We support our staff throughout their career with us, providing appropriate training, development opportunities and flexible working. The health and wellbeing of every member of KFRS is very important, because together we are one team, every one of us helping to save lives.
Learn more about equality, diversity and inclusion at KFRS.
What we do
Careers at Kent Fire and Rescue Service (KFRS) range from firefighters to support staff. Every person in every role at KFRS helps and works towards creating a safer Kent and Medway. Explore the different departments and roles at KFRS and learn more about what we do.
Our firefighters are based across Kent and Medway, working at or out of one of our 55 fire stations, or headquarters in Maidstone.
Our on-call firefighters are called upon when needed. They respond to incidents and emergencies from within their communities.
Control operators answer 999 calls and co-ordinate the attendance of fire engines and firefighters at emergency incidents.
Customer Safety works to protect our customers in Kent and Medway by helping them live safer lives in their own homes and on the roads.
The Building Safety team works with non-domestic and business premises to help owners comply with fire safety legislation and maintain safe premises.
Made up of various teams including Finance, IT, Engagement, Fleet, and People, they collectively support and help KFRS to function effectively.
Our volunteers give their time, skills and knowledge to deliver a variety of important roles within Kent Fire and Rescue Service. Their dedication and motivation help to provide invaluable support to wider communities across Kent and Medway, as well as our colleagues.
Read the descriptions of our current vacancies and find all the relevant details.