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At what level are requirements and selection process to join a specialist team regulated ?


CountryNo.remark
AustriaLocal level
Belgium Local level
Remark:
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic Regional level
National level
DenmarkLocal level
National level
Estonia
FinlandLocal level
National level
FranceNational level
GermanyLocal level
Greece National level
Hungary
International Local level
National level
IrelandLocal level
Italy National level



Latvia
Lithuania
LuxembourgLocal level
National level
NetherlandsLocal level
Regional level
NorwayLocal level
PolandNational level
PortugalLocal level
Slovakia
SloveniaLocal level
National level
Spain Local level
Regional level
SwedenLocal level
Regional level
National level
United Kingdom Local level
National level


What is the method to select members of an specialist team ?


CountryNo.remark
AustriaVoluntary engagement,
Interest in special tasks
Belgium Voluntary engagement
Offer of privileges (financial raises, promotion possibilities)
Croatia
Cyprus
Czech Republic Check by a recognized selection commission
Privately acquired qualification
Voluntary engagement
Interest in special tasks
Offer of privileges (financial raises, promotion possibilities)
DenmarkN/A: it is only applicable for Copenhagen
Estonia
FinlandVoluntary engagement
Interest in special tasks
FranceCheck by a recognized selection commission
Voluntary engagement
GermanyInterest in special tasks
GreeceSpecial army forces
Hungary
InternationalSpecification for the job role, experience of applicant coupled with an interview
IrelandNo established method
ItalyCheck by a recognized selection commission
Privately acquired qualification
Offer of privileges (financial raises, promotion possibilities)
Latvia
Lithuania
LuxembourgVoluntary engagement
Others
NetherlandsVoluntarily basis. Certain aptitude, certification, and level in rank (leading fireman) is valued or required.
NorwayA minimum of fitness and knowledge, and voluntary.
Specification for the job role, experience of applicant coupled with an interview.
It depends on fire service management and on firefighters ability according to professional requirements
PolandCheck by a recognized selection commission
Privately acquired qualification
Interest in special tasks
special tests
PortugalVoluntary engagement
Offer of privileges (financial raises, promotion possibilities)
Slovakia
SloveniaCheck by a recognized selection commission
Voluntary engagement
Interest in special tasks
Spain Check by a recognized selection commission
Privately acquired qualification
Voluntary engagement
Offer of privileges (financial raises, promotion possibilities)
SwedenInternational rescue team - voluntarily
See rescue team - designated
Scuba-divers - voluntarily
United KingdomSpecification for the job role, experience of applicant coupled with an interview





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