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Retained Fire Fighter Athy, Maynooth, Monasterevin and Leixlip Fire Stations

Retained Fire Fighter Athy, Maynooth, Monasterevin and Leixlip Fire Stations

Applications for the following position are invited from suitably qualified candidates for inclusion on a Panel.

Retained Fire Fighter:                

  • Athy Fire Station
  • Maynooth Fire Station
  • Monasterevin Fire Station
  • Leixlip Fire Station

Inclusive annual allowance:     

  • €8,033.00      (0-2 years)
  • €8,927.00      (2-5 years)
  • €10,010.00    (5-10 years)
  • €11,001.00    (10 years +)

Clothing allowance:                    €186.59 per annum.

Drill rate:                                      €21.19 per hour

Fire Fees:                                     First Hour                 Subsequent Hour(s)

Day Rate:                                      €42.38                       €21.19

Night and Weekend Rate:             €84.76                       €42.38

Fire Fighter recruitment information sessions are to be held at the following locations and times:

  • Athy Fire Station                        Thursday, 16 July 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Maynooth Fire Station                 Tuesday, 14 July 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Monasterevin Fire Station           Tuesday, 21 July 2020 at 7:00 p.m.
  • Leixlip Fire Station                       Monday, 20 July 2020 at 7:00 p.m.


Please note that due to current Covid-19 space separation limitations, places at the above information sessions are limited. Interested parties should send an email to advising of the location they wish to attend. You will be notified of your appointed time and depending on the number of interested parties, additional sessions will be facilitated if required.

Please be advised in advance that Covid-19 safety protocols will be in place, including temperature checks and Covid-19 questionnaire.

Application forms and full particulars are available on our Website at: or from Human Resources Section, Kildare County Council - Telephone (045) 980740 or Email:

Please also see for further information and a promotional video.

Candidates may be short-listed on the basis of information supplied in their application. Kildare County Council is an equal opportunities employer.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions receipt of application by email is preferable. Applications received by post will be quarantined for 72 hours, therefore postal applications should be received in Human Resources 72 hours before the closing date.

Closing date: Thursday, 23 July 2020, 4:00 p.m.

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