Retained Fire-Fighters Ballybay & Carrickmacross 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:-

 Ballybay Fire Station

Carrickmacross Fire Station

 Annual Allowance

0 – 2 years    €8,359

2 – 5 years    €9,289

5 – 10 Years €10,415

10 years +     €11,446

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


€44.10 €22.05 €88.20 €44.10

(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 from or can be obtained from below:

Retained Part-time Firefighter – Candidate Information booklet v.1

Retained Fire Fighter Ballybay – Application form

Retained Fire Fighter Carrickmacross- Application form


Human Resource Management Section

Monaghan County Council, County Offices, The Glen, Monaghan

Telephone Number: (047) 73703 or (047) 73702



The application form can be submitted:  

via the recruitment submission link


 Emailed to



A hardcopy to Human Resource Management Section

Monaghan County Council, County Offices, The Glen, Monaghan


 Closing date for receipt of completed application forms: 

4.00pm. on Friday, 21st October 2022

Monaghan County Council is an Equal Opportunities Employer


Open Nights

Interested Candidates are invited to visit any of the Fire Stations on the following dates between

7.30pm – 9.00pm where they will have an opportunity to meet members of the Fire Brigades:-

Tuesday 4th October 2022 – Ballybay Fire Station, Meeting House Lane, Ballybay,

Co. Monaghan, A75 T652 at 7.30pm

Monday 10th October 2022 – Carrickmacross Fire Station, Castleblayney Road,

Carrickmacross, Co. Monaghan, A81 D938 at 7.30pm