How to apply

Ready to become a career firefighter?

Please make sure you've read all the information available on this website so you have a thorough understanding of what the role of a modern firefighter is today, whether you'll pass our police and medical checks, and to make sure this is something you want to do for a career!

Not 100% sure? Consider volunteering as a firefighter first to make sure it's the right role for you. You can find more information in our volunteering section.

If you have any questions, please contact us by emailing recruiting@fireandemergency.nz.

The next recruitment round will be for candidates available to start a training course on 1st July 2019  or 23rd September 2019. Applications will open on the 4th February and close at 10am on 4th March 2019. Please see the link below for testing dates.