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Hampshire Fire and Rescue is an accredited Investor in People (IiP) employer. There are many opportunities available to you working with the Service ranging from Firefighter to IT Technician, Occupational Health Nurse to Mechanic. All vacancies are advertised on this website.

Hampshire Fire and Rescue is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Please be aware when applying for any post that if you have retired from Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service, any other Fire and Rescue Authority or other local Government employment, there is a possibility that your pension could be either partially or fully reduced.

Retained Vacancies

We have Retained Firefighter vacancies on some of our stations. Find out more about retained vacancies...

Wholetime Vacancies

Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service is no longer accepting applications for wholetime firefighters. The application process will not be re-opened until further notice. This does not affect applications that have already been received. View further information and learn how to apply to Hampshire Fire and Rescue ServicePlease do not telephone for further information or an application pack.

Support Staff Vacancies

Fleet Maintenance Centre Technician (auto-electrical)

Grade F 22,443 per annum
Based at SHQ, 37 hours per week

Looking to join an organisation with an exciting future and excellent benefits? Hampshire Fire and Rescue Service (HFRS) Fleet Maintenance Centre in Eastleigh, currently has a vacancy for a suitably qualified Fleet Maintenance technician (auto-electrical).

Applicants will need to be up to date with the latest vehicle systems and technologies as they will be required to maintain vehicles for HFRS and our partner organisations, to the very highest standard. Proven experience of diagnostic skills and the ability to rectify faults or overcome problems using their own initiative and experience is essential. Key accountabilities for this position include customer satisfaction, productivity, technical skills and knowledge, teamwork, personal and facility image and safety as well as a commitment to excellence.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Gavin Cole on 023 8064 4000 ext 3643 or Tim Mansbridge on 023 8064 4000 ext 3642. For an application pack (including the job description/person specification), please contact the HR Workforce Planning department (email: or tel: 023 80383334), quoting the job title, your name, address and contact telephone number. Please note that a CV alone is not sufficient. Closing date: 12 noon on 30 July 2014.

Control vacancies

There are no control vacancies at present.  Find out more about the role of a Firefighter (Control).