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The term LEC refers to Locally Employed Civilians. LEC can be broken down into two main types.

  • The first type are Dependants (DEP) who are spouses and children of Serving Personnel or United Kingdom Based Civilians.
  • The second type are Directly Employed Labour (DEL) who work on the German economy for the British Forces.


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Dependant Employment Vacancies

By selecting the main Labour Support Unit office for your area you can also find out more about registering for work. We have also compiled a list of LSU staff contact details for you.

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DEL Employment Vacancies

View current DEL vacancies.



If you would like to register for work or apply for a particular vacancy then you will usually only need to complete the Registration Form (Part 1) once, but an Application form will be needed for each position you apply for.

Please note: for SSAFA vacancies use the application form provided on the job description page for that particular vacancy.