Department for Transport


Potential applicants should be aware that the Maritime and Coastguard Agency has carried out a public consultation on the future of the Coastguard Service.
Please follow this link to read the Ministerial announcement on the future of HM Coastguard.

We employ over 1,200 people and are supported by 3,500 volunteer Coastguard Rescue Officers. Here you will find details of how you can be a part of our team.

Please be advised that the Shared Services Portal will be updated between 18:00 Thursday 24th and 08:00 Tuesday 29th January So you will be unable to apply for any Civil Service Jobs between these dates. Campaigns have been extended to reflect this so please check Civil Service Jobs for up to date campaign information.

Job Vacancies
View our current vacancy list, request an application form and find information for international applicants.

Volunteering to be a Coastguard Rescue Officer
Find out more about the role of a Coastguard Rescue Officer, and how to join a team

New staff login area
Online induction pack for new members of staff (you will receive your password in the post along with your formal job offer).