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Apply to be a Career Firefighter online

We will run our 2nd National round of recruitment opening June 1st and closing July 8th 8:30pm.


As part of your application, you'll be asked to provide information, including:

  • Your personal details and contact information.
  • Two forms of identification, with at least one being photographic and one being proof of residency status.
  • Driver License, if applicable.
  • Details of your education history.
  • Details of your employment and life history for the past 10 years.  Please note: Life history includes periods of unpaid or volunteer work, school, study or extended period of travel.
  • Location preference
  • You’ll also be asked for responses designed to demonstrate:
    • Why you are interested in becoming a firefighter
    • Why you are the best person for the role
    • What are you most proud of
    • What have you done to prepare for this role.
    • How you have overcome any challenges you may have faced

Please note: It's important you disclose ALL information to Fire and Emergency New Zealand regarding any convictions/charges pending at this point and throughout the recruitment process.