Fire Service

In the case of an
Don't hesitate dial 999
or 112 and ask for the
Fire Service

Fire Service Contacts:

Central Fire Station

Co. Kildare
W12 PW70

045 454800

045 432530


Joining Kildare Fire Service 

Kildare Fire Service Careers

Kildare Fire Service recruits personnel on a needs basis for positions as retained fire fighters in each of the six fire stations located in the county. Applicants must reside within 5 minutes of the fire station in which they would like to be stationed, be of good character, physically and medically fit to undertake the duties of a fire fighter and have a good level of education. Kildare fire service is an equal opportunities employer. The goal is to have a fire service which is as diverse as the communities in which we serve.

The recruitment process includes physical assessment, written tests, interview and medical to assess suitability.

Interested candidates should follow us on Facebook to keep up to date with any fire service news or recruitment campaigns.

Kildare Fire Service have produced a short video which gives a unique insight in to the work of a Fire Fighter. You can view the video here;

If you would like to see what's involved in recruit fire fighter training, you can view our video here; 

If you would like to see what's involved in breathing apparatus training, you can view our video here;

Kildare Fire Service also recruit Senior Fire Officers as the need arises. Please visit to set up an alert for Senior Officer opportunities in Kildare Fire Service.