As the UK's national fire safety organisation, we work to identify the dangers of fire and help our clients reduce any fire-related risks. With the support of our fantastic team of people, our not-for-profit organisation continues to go from strength to strength, so there is no better time for you to begin a promising career with the Fire Protection Association.

Our culture and vision

Our people are the heart of our business and are core to our success as a company. We foster a highly collaborative and dynamic culture where everyone has a voice, aligned with our vision – to make the built environment a safer place to live and work.

Our team are continuously making a difference in the industry, achieving a sense of fulfilment in the work they do. We offer employees a sense of purpose and a real contribution effect from the work that we do together.

Our commitment to your development

Working with the FPA, you will be supported and trusted, with an abundance of opportunities for professional development and skills enhancement. We are proud achievers of the Investors in People Award, demonstrating our commitment to developing our people. We are proactive in offering coaching and mentoring to assist your progression and have a range of staff currently completing a variety of courses such as MBAs, Chartered Institute of Marketing Awards, and PHDs, all of which are supported and funded by the FPA.

Our people benefits

Our range of attractive people benefits includes:

  • generous pension scheme
  • optional private medical insurance
  • continual career development
  • flexible working policy 
  • complimentary access to our onsite gym facilities and swimming pool
  • free parking 
  • cycle to work scheme
  • staff social events
  • access to mental health champions.

Get in touch

For further information about any of our current opportunities and joining our valued team, please contact Victoria New: vnew@thefpa.co.uk. We are always looking to grow our talented team of fire safety professionals so if we don’t currently have a suitable vacancy for you, please email us your CV to keep on file so we can contact you when an opportunity arises. We look forward to hearing from you.

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We are seeking a Fire Resistance Laboratory Technician to work at our UKAS Accredited Fire Test and Research Laboratory in Gloucestershire as part of our Furnace Testing team.

We are looking for a full-time trainer to join our busy team offering relevant and high-quality fire safety training to a variety of customers, supporting a range of courses within our portfolio.

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