Apply to be a Career Firefighter online

This recruitment round has now closed. 

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.