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Apply to be an on-call firefighter

We’re recruiting on-call firefighters at Canvey Island Fire Station. Let’s have a chat about the role and how you can apply.

To arrange a meeting with an On-Call Liaison Officer, please email with your name, phone number/email address, preferred date/time for a meeting. We can offer a meeting in person at the fire station or virtually.

What is an on-call firefighter?
On-call firefighters protect their local area by responding to incidents such as fires and road traffic collisions as well as community safety work.

You’ll need to live or work within five minutes of an on-call fire station so that you can respond quickly when paged. You’ll also need to be over 18 years of age and physically fit. Find out more about on-call firefighters.

Ready to apply?
Already know about on-call firefighting and ready to apply? Apply now.

Any questions?

Contact the On-Call Recruitment Team by phone: 01376 576124 or email:

Live somewhere else?
We’re recruiting for on-call firefighters all over Essex – find out where else now.


Fire Station
Long Road
Canvey Island