The Federal Fire Service was established in 1901 by the British colonial regime as a unit within the Lagos Police Service Department to prevent and combat fire outbreaks in the Government Reserved Areas of Lagos Colony. This Unit was formed and incorporated alongside the then Lagos Police and was known as the Lagos Police Fire Brigade.
The federal fire service recruitment portal is now open for the Federal Fire Service of Nigeria job applications.
The Civil Defence, Fire, Immigration and Prisons Services Board (CDFIPB) is inviting applications from suitably qualified candidates for full time appointments to fill existing vacancies in the following positions in the Federal Fire Service (FFS).
CATEGORY A: SUPERINTENDENT CADRE.
(i) Assistant Superintendent of Fire I (ASF I) CONPASS 09. Applicants must possess a Master’s Degree or membership of a recognized professional body. (ii) Assistant Superintendent of Fire II (ASF II) CONPASS 08. Applicants must be holders of Bachelor’s Degree or its equivalent from recognized Universities.
CATEGORY B: INSPECTORATE CADRE.
(i) Senior Inspector of Fire (SIF) CONPASS 08: Applicants must possess Higher National Diploma or its equivalent from recognized Polytechnics /institutions. (ii) Inspector of Fire (IF) Nursing, CONHESS 06 Applicants must be registered Nurses (RN), Registered Midwives (RM) or Registered Nurses/Midwives (RNM) obtained from recognized institutions. (iii) Assistant Inspector of Fire (AIF), General Duty, CONPASS 06. Applicants must possess National Diploma (ND), NCE or Advanced NABTEB obtained from recognized institutions.
CATEGORY C: ASSISTANT CADRE
(i) Fire Assistant II (FA II) CONPASS 04 Applicants must be holders of GCE Ordinary Level, SSCE/ NECO or its equivalent with a minimum of five (5) credits in not more than two (2) sittings, which should include Mathematics and English Language. (ii) Fire Assistant III (FA III) CONPASS 03 Applicants must be holders of GCE Ordinary Level, SSCE/ NECO or its equivalent with a minimum of three (3) credits in not more than two (2) sittings, which should include at least English or Mathematics.
Federal Fire Service Recruitment General Requirement
Applicants must be Nigerians by birth
Applicants must possess the requisite qualifications and certificates. Any certificate or qualification not presented and accepted at the recruitment centre shall not be accepted after the recruitment
Applicants must be fit and present certificates of medical fitness from government recognized hospitals
Applicants must be of good character and must not have been convicted of any criminal offenses;
Applicants must not be drug addicts or members of any secret society or cult
Applicants must not be financially embarrassed
Applicants must be between ages of 18 and 30 years
Applicants’ heights must not be less than 1.65m for male and 1.60m for female
Applicants’ chest measurement must not be less than 0.87 for men
Computer literacy will be of added advantage
How to Apply for Federal Fire Service Recruitment
- All Applications must be online.
- Candidates for positions on Categories A and B(i) (holders of Degree and HND certificates) are expected to log into the website https://cdfipb.careers/ to fill and submit the application form online.
- Candidates on Categories B ii and C (ND, NCE, NABTEB, SSCE, NECO or their equivalents) are to log into http:// www.fedfire.gov.ng to fill and submit their applications.
- Candidates are advised to print out the Referee forms which must be duly completed for submission during screening / documentation.
- Candidates should NOTE that Multiple Applications will automatically lead to disqualification.
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Closing Date for Applications
Applications should be submitted online within six (6) weeks from the date of publication
CANDIDATES SHOULD NOTE THAT THIS APPLICATION IS ABSOLUTELY FREE!
NOTE: (a) Candidates are advised to print out the Referee Forms which must be dully completed and presented for sighting during screening and documentation
(b) Candidates are also advised to print out and guide their acknowledgement slip which will continuously be on demand throughout the exercise; (c) Candidates are advised against multiple registrations which may lead to disqualification.
Log into http://fedfire.gov.ng/rportal/welcome/auth for more information or use comment box below for questions and comment