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.


employment vacancies

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.

employment vacancies

DEL Employment Vacancies

View current DEL vacancies.



If you choose to open the form either in your Browser or in the default viewer for your system (ie. Preview on the Mac) it may not be possible to fill in the form or save a completed form. Even if you are able to save the form using your system viewer, this form may not be readable in Adobe Acrobat (it will appear to be blank!)

Please save then open these forms in Adobe Acrobat Reader to ensure the forms can be completed successfully. Once complete save a copy for your records.

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If you need any help with completing these forms please contact your LSU. 

Registration & Application Forms - Windows/Mac/iPad

pdfRegistration Form (Part 1)

pdfApplication Form (Part 2)

Save the form to your computer. After you have completed a form please select your LSU from the dropdown on the form. Your LSU address and email will be shown. You can either print the form and send it to your LSU, or email by selecting the 'Send by Email' button. For Windows and Mac operating systems, your default email client will create a new email with the form attached, ready for you to send. On iPad clicking this button will show instructions on how to send the email.


Registration & Application Forms - Android/Other

pdfRegistration Form (Part 1) - basic version

pdfApplication Form (Part 2) - basic version

Use these forms if you are using an Android device or are having problems with the forms above.  

For Android devices - choose to open the form in Adobe Reader. Once the form is complete, and if you wish to email the form to your LSU, select and copy the email address of your LSU. Next click on the Share icon at the bottom of the screen and choose Share. Choose your email client and a new draft email will be created with the form attached. Paste the email address you copied into the To field and send.


Applicants sending in their Registration Form (Part 1) by email will be required to sign the declaration on page 3 prior to participation in an employment interview.


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.