Current vacancies

HMICFRS frequently recruits new staff to join our organisation. Positions are either for:

  • Civil Service roles (usually fixed-term appointments);
  • police and fire and rescue service secondments (typically between six months and two years);
  • His Majesty’s Chief Inspector (HMCI) and His Majesty’s Inspectors (HMIs); or
  • associates with specialist knowledge in specific areas.


With the exception of HMCI and HMI recruitment, all vacancies will be advertised via the Civil Service Jobs website (Application).

In order to receive job alerts for roles at HMICFRS you will need to set up an account on Civil Service Jobs (Application).

Recruiting His Majesty’s Inspectors

HMCI and HMI vacancies are advertised on the Cabinet Office public appointments website.

Short-term secondments

Secondments are for a period of up to two years. But we also offer shorter placements for police officers and police staff, and staff from fire and rescue services.

See the short-term secondees page for more information about these opportunities.