Apply to be a wholetime firefighter

How to apply

Before you apply, you must:

  • reside within 10 miles of the boundary of the county of Lincolnshire
  • must have a full car driving licence valid for the UK
  • be able to permanently live and work in the UK without any restrictions
  • be aged 18 or over at the start of the application process
  • have no live convictions or CCJs
  • not be undergoing any disciplinary or capability procedures in your current workplace

You will also need to register:

  • your name and address
  • contact phone number and email
  • National Insurance Number

Apply to become a wholetime firefighter

Please note the above link will not be live until midday 1 August.

Armed Forces

Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue have signed up to the Armed Forces Covenant to treat those who serve, or have served, in the armed forces with fairness and respect.

If you’re currently serving outside of our eligible postcodes, you can still apply – contact wholetimerecruitment@lincoln.fire-uk.org prior to registering online.  

We will also consider applications from those outside the postcoded area who have left the armed forces within the last year.

All successful applicants must be able to take up their contract of employment with Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue prior to the start of the training course in February 2023.