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Federal Fire Service begins 2023 recruitment



Federal Fire Service opens recruitment portal

The Federal Fire Service (FFS) has opened its portal for suitably qualified candidates to be recruited to fill existing vacancies in different positions.

FFS, in a newspaper advertisement, said applications must be submitted online within six (6) weeks, as of Wednesday, December 27, 2023.

The Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire, and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB) added that there are two categories, inspectorate cadre and assistant cadre, for interested and qualified applicants.

“Inspector of Fire (IF) CONPASS 07 (Nursing): Applicants must be Registered Nurses (RN), Registered Midwives (RM), or Registered Nurses/Midwives (RNIM) obtained from recognized institutions,” FFS stated.

“Assistant Inspector of Fire (AIF), CONPASS 06: Applicants must be holders of NCE or National Diploma (ND) in any related field, obtained from any recognized Polytechnic/Institution.


“Fire Assistant II (FA II) CONPASS 04: Applicants must be holders of GCE Ordinary Level, SSCE/NECO, or other equivalents with a maximum of five (5) credits in not more than two sittings, which should include English and Mathematics.

“Fire Assistant III (FAIII), Appliance Driver (Specialist), CONPASS 03: Applicants must be holders of GCE Ordinary Level, SSCE/NECO, or their equivalents with a minimum of five (5) credits in not more than two sittings, which should include at least English and Mathematics. Applicants with a Class E driver’s licence have an added advantage.”

FFS added that applications should be done online. Candidates are expected to log on to the portal, to fill out and submit the application form online.

Candidates have also been advised to print out the referee forms, which must be duly completed for submission during the screening exercise.

According to FFS, candidates should note that multiple applications will automatically be disqualified.


As for the statutory requirements for the recruitment, applicants must be Nigerians by birth and possess the requisite qualifications.

Any certificate or qualification not presented and accepted at the recruitment centre shall not be accepted after the recruitment, FFS said.

Applicants must be fit and present certificates of medical fitness from government-recognized hospitals; they must be of good character; and they must not have been convicted of any criminal offences.

FFS said applicants must not be members of any secret society, cult, drug addict, etc., and must not have been involved in any financial embarrassment.


“Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 35, with a height of not less than 1.65m for males and 1.60m for females; the chest measurement must not be less than 0.87 m for men, while computer literacy will be an added advantage.”

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    December 31, 2023 at 10:24 pm

    Alhamdulillah Alakullihal

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