We are currently recruiting for the position of “Retained Fire Fighter (Part Time)” based in Waterford City.
In most circumstances a Retained Firefighter has another job / career, and provides on call cover for the Fire Service either from home, or in some circumstances from their place of work. In the event of a fire call, the Retained Firefighter will be notified, typically by pager, and he/she must respond to the Fire Station immediately.
All applicants for the position of Retained Firefighter must have the ability to respond to the fire station within 5 minutes of a call being sent to their pager, which the fire fighter carries. In most cases this will mean being within one mile from the station when you are providing cover.