RECRUITMENT INTO THE GHANA NATIONAL FIRE SERVICE

The Ghana National Fire Service has opened recruitment opportunity for eligible
Ghanaian Citizens interested in Saving Lives and Properties from the ravages of fire.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR 2016 RECRUITMENT EXERCISE

1. GENERAL ELIGIBILITY
Eligible applicant must:
i. Be a Ghanaian citizen by birth.
ii. Be with no criminal record and of good character.
iii. Be not less than 18 years of age and not more than 26 years of age for Non – Tradesmen, 35-40 years for Drivers, and not more than 30 years for the Officer Corps.
iv. Be physically and medically fit by Fire Service standards.
v. Be of a minimum height of 1.73 Metres (5ft: 8 Inches) for males and 1.63 Metres (5ft: 4 Inches) for females.

CATEGORY A
RECRUITS
a. Firefighters and Rescue Crew
In addition to satisfying requirements “i”, “ii”, “iii”, “iv”, and “v” in
general eligibility, applicants must have the following:

Five (5) credits in SSCE/WASSCE, including Core English and
Core Mathematics or five (5) credits in the Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Level Certificate, including English and Mathematics or ‘A’ Level / ‘O’ Level with credit in English and Mathematics.

b. Drivers and Driver Mechanics
In addition to satisfying requirements “i”, “ii”, “iii”, “iv”, and “v” in
general eligibility, applicants must have the following:

i.SSCE/WASSCE, ‘O’/’A’ Level, GES Intermediate Level, NVTI Grades I & II Automobile Certificate or J.S.S Certificate with 10years driving experience.
ii. Driver License D or F.
iii. Minimum of five (5) years accident free driving experience.

c. IT TECHNICIANS
In addition to satisfying requirements “i”, “ii”, “iii”, “iv”, and “v” in general eligibility, applicants must have the following:
A Professional Certificate in Software Development, Website
Development & Maintenance, Database Administration from an
Accredited Institution.

d. REGISTERED GENERAL NURSES (RGN)
In addition to satisfying requirements “i”, “ii”, “iii”, “iv”, and “v” in
general eligibility, applicants must have the following:
i. Certificate or Diploma in Nursing from an Accredited Institution.

e. Bandsmen

In addition to satisfying requirements “i”, “ii”, “iii”, “iv”, and “v” in
general eligibility, applicants must have the following:

Regimental Band

i. Should be able to play more than three (3) Instruments including Clarinets, Bassoons, Flutes, Alto and Tenor Sax.

ii. Should be able to read the staff notation

iii. Percussion: Should be good at every aspect of Percussion

Dance Band

i. Keyboardist should be conversant with all types of songs.

ii. Vocalist must be able to sing all types of songs and back the songs as well.

iii. Bass and Lead Guitarist should be conversant with all types of songs.

Category B

THE OFFICER CORPS

In addition to satisfying requirements “i”, “ii”, “iii”, “iv”, and “v” in
general eligibility, applicants must have the following:

a. Engineers

A minimum of First Degree in Civil Engineering, Mechanical
Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering,
Architectural Engineering, or Building Technology from an
Accredited Tertiary Institution.

b. Forensic Scientist

A minimum of First Degree in Physics, Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry
or Computer Science from an Accredited Tertiary Institution.

c. Registered General Nurses (RGN)

A minimum of First Degree in Nursing from an Accredited Tertiary
Institution.

d. Counsellors
A minimum of First Degree in Counseling from an Accredited
Tertiary Institution.

e. Accounts Officers
A minimum of First Degree or Higher National Diploma (HND) in
Accounting from an Accredited Tertiary Institution.

f.Lawyers
Applicants must have the following:
i. LLB/BL qualification from an Accredited Institution.
ii. Not More than 35 years of age.

g.Public Relations Officers

Applicants must have:
A minimum of First Degree in Communication Studies, Public Relations, Journalism, or Marketing from an Accredited Institution.

3.Mode of Application
i. Enter https://fire.gh.services in the address bar to access the recruitment portal. (NB: https is very important).
ii.Click on the “Apply Now” button at the right top corner of the screen.
iii.Enter the serial number and PIN on your voucher and click the login button.
iv.Enter the e-mail address and telephone number used to purchase the voucher at the Bank and click the login button.

v.Choose the category you want to apply for (i.e. Category ‘A’ or ‘B’).

vi.Enter your personal details and click “next” to continue.

vii.Enter your Educational background and upload supporting documents. Click the ‘next’ button to continue.

viii.Enter the details of (2) two Referees and your sporting interest.

ix.Upload your passport size picture and click ‘Next’ to continue.

x.Review your submission;
xi.If you have not completed your application and wish to continue later, “save” and “log out”.
xii.Or click “submit” to Apply.

5. Screening and Examination
Shortlisted applicants will be contacted by e-mail for Screening and Examination at the Screening Centre selected during the online application.

6.Medical Examination
Applicants who are successful in the Screening and Examination will
be invited in batches, for Medical Examination.

7. Training
Only applicants who are successful in the Medical Examination will be invited for training.

8.Feeding, Transportation and Accommodation
Applicants will be responsible for their Feeding, Transportation and
Accommodation throughout the recruitment exercise.

9.E-Vouchers
Sale of e-Voucher at all Branches of the GCB Bank commences on Friday 8th July, 2016 and ends on Friday 29th July, 2016.

Signed
DOII Timothy Osafo-Affum
Ag. Public Relations Officer