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Work experience

South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue will be offering a variety of one and two week work experience placements in Summer 2017.

Placements are available in the following departments:

  • Community Fire Safety
  • Human Resources
  • Health & Safety
  • Governance, Information & Projects
  • Civil Protection & Business Continuity
  • Property

Examples of future careers of students interested in these areas could include.

There are detailed explanations of the placements on offer and examples of the type of work they will entail on the application form. This should help you to make an informed decision and apply for a placement that matches your interest area.

The form also indicates the location of the placement within the South Yorkshire area.

In order to apply for a place on our work experience scheme, please complete this form indicating which placement(s) you are interested in. Please take time to complete the personal statement and also ask a representative from your School to endorse your application.

The timeline for this process is below:

Deadline for applications:             4pm Friday 28 April 2017

Placements confirmed by:           4pm Tuesday 16 May 2017

Contact details:

Applications should be submitted to or by post to South Yorkshire Fire & Rescue, Organisational Development, 197 Eyre Street, Sheffield, S1 3FG.

Any questions should be sent to Liz Hazlehurst at or on 0114 253 2856.

SYFR are an equal opportunities organisation and we seek to offer opportunities to all. We particularly welcome applications from individuals from Black or Minority Ethnic Backgrounds (BME), women, or those who are registered as disabled as these groups are usually underrepresented within our work experience applicants.  

This content was last updated on April 04th, 2017