Part Time Retained Firefighter - Carrick-on-Shannon Fire Unit



Vacancy for Part-Time Retained Firefighter -

Carrick-on-Shannon Fire Unit

Applications are invited from suitably qualified persons for the position of Part-Time Retained Fire Fighter at the following Leitrim Fire Service Fire Unit:

·         Carrick-on-Shannon Fire Unit

A panel will be formed from which vacancies arising during the lifetime of the panel may be filled. 

Candidates must live and work within a maximum distance of 3 Kilometers of the Carrick-on-Shannon Fire Station at time of appointment.

Candidates must possess a current Class B Driving Licence and each successful candidate will be required to obtain a Class C Driving Licence within their probationary period.

Attending regular drills and immediate response to incidents is a normal requirement of a Fire Fighter. An inclusive annual allowance is payable (quarterly instalments) in addition to hourly rates of attendance at fires, drills, training etc.

Annual Allowance€7,817 (0-2yrs)€8,686 (2-5yrs)€9,741 (5-10yrs)€10,705 (10yrs+)

In addition, the hourly rates of attendance are as follows:

Drill Rate€20.62 per hour
Fire – Day Rates€41.24 (for first hour)€20.62 (for each subsequent hour)
Fire – Night/Weekend Rates€82.48 (for first hour)€41.24 (for each subsequent hour)


For more detailed information and to download the application form in relation to the post log on to Leitrim County Council’s website or alternatively contact the Human Resources Department, Leitrim County Council, Aras an Chontae, Carrick-on-Shannon, Co. Leitrim – Email: or Telephone: 071 9620005 Ext 155.

Completed application forms should be submitted not later than 4.00pm on Wednesday 26th September 2018.

Leitrim County Council reserves the right to shortlist candidates depending on the number of applications received for the individual posts.

Leitrim County Council is an equal opportunities employer.


App Form - Part Time Retained Firefighter - Carrick Fire Unit.doc (size 95.2 KB)

Q&P - Part Time Retained Firefighter - Carrick Fire Unit.pdf (size 734.5 KB)

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