Retained Fire-Fighters Carrickmacross & Castleblayney Fire Brigades



Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for the position of:

Retained (Part-time) Fire Fighters

in each of the following Fire Stations:-


Carrickmacross Fire Station

Castleblayney Fire Station

Annual Allowance

0 – 2 years    €8,033

3 – 5 years    €8,927

5 – 10 Years €10,010

10 years +     €11,001

In addition to the above rates per annum fire-fighters can be paid an hourly rate(s) for their attendance at drills, training and attendance at fire-calls.

First Hour Subsequent


First Hour Subsequent


€42.38 €21.19 €84.76 €42.38


(All rates are subject to review on an ongoing basis)

Applicants must work and reside within a reasonable distance of the relevant Fire Station to allow him/her to respond within the turnout time of 5 minutes.

Applicants will be required to complete a pre-interview assessment to assess their suitability for the post of Retained (Part-time) Fire-fighter


A panel will be set up from which any vacancies may be filled during the year.

 A Candidate Information Booklet including the Terms of Engagement of Retained Fire-fighters and Application Forms are available to download here:


Retained Part Time Firefighter Candidate Information Booklet (MS Word)

Retained Fire Fighter Carrickmacross Application Form (MS Word)

Retained Fire Fighter Castleblayney Application Form (MS Word)


A Career As A Retained Firefighter (PDF)


or can be obtained from the:-

Municipal District of Carrickmacross-Castleblayney,

Civic Offices, Riverside Road, Carrickmacross


or can be obtained from the:-

 Human Resources Section

Monaghan County Council, County Offices, The Glen, Monaghan

Telephone Number: (047) 30586 or (047) 73702




Closing date for receipt of completed application forms: 

4.00pm. on Friday, 8th November 2019

Monaghan County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer