Selection process

The process of applying for a firefighter control role.

Online application

You can apply, when roles are available, through myjobscotland.

You'll be asked to complete a standard application. This includes answering a series of questions. There is a character limit, so it's important you use this effectively. The questions ask you to show how you meet the criteria for the role, in relation to:

We'll review applications for suitability and successful candidates move on to the next stage.

Our recruitment process

You will need to demonstrate that you have the potential to carry out this challenging role through successful completion of our recruitment process.

The recruitment and selection process consists of several stages, which are progressive, therefore applicants must be successful at each stage to progress on to the next. If you are unsuccessful at any stage your application will not be continued.

Throughout the recruitment and selection process correspondence will be via the recruitment portal, letter and email.

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