Requirements and Eligibility for 2021 National Fire Service Recruitment – ||Apply Here||

Ghana National Fire Service
Ghana National Fire Service

The Ghana National Fire Service has opened enlistment/recruitment opportunity for eligible Ghanaian Citizens interested in Saving Lives and Property from the ravages of disaster.

Management of the Ghana National Fire Service (GNFS), following the announcement and opening of the 2021 recruitment portal, has also outlined a detailed requirements and Eligibility for qualified applicants.

1. GENERAL ELIGIBILITY

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Eligible applicant must:

a. Be a Ghanaian citizen by birth.

b. Be with no criminal record and of good character.

c. Be physically and medically fit by Ghana National Fire Service standards.

d. Be of a minimum height of 1.73 metres (5ft 8 Inches) for males and 1.63 metres (5ft 4 Inches) for females.< /p>

e. Be within the age ranges stated below for the various category of applicants.

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(1) OFFICER CORPS (1ST DEGREE ENTRY)

Be not less than 18 years and not more than 35 years of age by 21st September 2021.

(2) HND ENTRY

Be not less than 18 years and not more than 35 years of age by 21st September 2021.

(3) RECRUITS/TRADESMEN

(a) Be not less than 18 years and not more than 30 years of age for General Duties and Tradesmen applicants and not more than by 21st September 2021.

(b) Be not more than 35 years of age for Drivers/Mechanics with a minimum Driver’s License of Class “D”.

2. ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR 2021 OFFICER CORPS (1ST DEGREE ENTRY)

In addition to satisfying requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in general eligibility, applicants must have a minimum of 1st Degree from an Accredited University in addition to at least two years post working experience in the under-listed fields;

a. ENGINEERS: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, or Building Technology from an Accredited Tertiary Institution.

b. FORENSIC SCIENTIST: Physics, Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry or Computer Science from an Accredited Tertiary Institution.

c. TRANSPORT AND WORKSHOP OFFICERS: Logistics, Supply Chain Management or a related field from an accredited Tertiary Institution.

d. ESTATE OFFICERS: Development Planning, Planning or a related field from an accredited Tertiary Institution.

e. MARKETING OFFICERS: Marketing, Marketing Management, Advertising or a related field from an accredited Tertiary Institution.

f. ACCOUNTS OFFICERS: Procurement, Accounting, Business Management, Administration or a related field from an accredited Tertiary Institution.

g. HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICERS: Human Resource Administration/Management, Consultancy

h. CATERERS/HOSPITALITY: Hospitality Management, Tourism or a related field from an accredited Tertiary Institution.

3. REGISTERED GENERAL NURSES (RGN): Applicants must have a minimum of a Degree in Nursing from an Accredited Tertiary Institution.

4. COUNSELORS: Applicants must have a minimum of a 1st Degree in Counseling from an Accredited Tertiary Institution.

5. PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICERS: Applicants must have a minimum of a 1st Degree in Communication Studies, Publishing Studies, Public Relations or Journalism from an Accredited Institution.

6. LAWYERS: Applicants must have the following:

a. LLB/BL qualification from an Accredited Institution.

b. Not More than 35 years of age.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR 2021 RECRUITS AND HND ENTRY APPLICANTS

HND ENTRY

In addition to satisfying requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in general eligibility, applicants must have an HND from an Accredited Tertiary Institution in addition to at least two (2) years post working experience in the under-listed fields;

a. ENGINEERS: Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Architectural Engineering, or Building Technology from an Accredited Tertiary
Institution.

b. FORENSIC SCIENTIST: Physics, Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry or Computer Science from an Accredited Tertiary Institution.

c. TRANSPORT AND WORKSHOP OFFICERS: Logistics, Supply Chain Management or a related
field from an accredited Tertiary Institution.

d. ESTATE OFFICERS: Development Planning, Planning or a related field from an accredited Tertiary Institution.

e. MARKETING OFFICERS: Marketing, Marketing Management, Advertising or a related field from an accredited Tertiary Institution.

f. ACCOUNTS OFFICERS: Procurement, Accounting, Business Management, Administration or a related field from an accredited Tertiary Institution.

g. HUMAN RESOURCE OFFICERS: Human Resource Administration/Management, Consultancy

h. CATERERS/HOSPITALITY: Hospitality Management, Tourism or a related field from an accredited Tertiary Institution.

GENERAL DUTIES

7. FIREFIGHTERS AND RESCUE CREW

In addition to satisfying requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in general eligibility, applicants must have the following:

a. Four (4) Passes in SSCE/WASSCE, a pass in English Language or Mathematics may be an added advantage but not a requirement.

b. Four (4) credits in the Ghana Education Service (GES) Intermediate Level Certificate, including English or Mathematics or ‘A’ Level / ‘O’ Level with credit in English.

8. TRADESMEN

Drivers and Driver Mechanics; In addition to satisfying requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in general eligibility, applicants must have the following:

a. SSCE/WASSCE, ‘O’/’A’ Level, GES Intermediate Level, NVTI Grades I & II Automobile Certificate, City and Guilds Certificate in Mechanical Engineering or J.S.S Certificate with 10 years driving experience.

b. Driver License D (minimum).

c. Minimum of three (3) years driving experience.

9. IT TECHNICIANS

In addition to satisfying requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in general eligibility, applicants must have the following:

a. SSCE/WASSCE, ‘O’/’A’ Level, GES Intermediate Level.

b. A Professional Certificate in Software Development, Website Development & Maintenance, Database Administration from an Accredited Institution.

10. PAINTING AND WRITING

In addition to satisfying the general requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in general eligibility, applicants must have the following:

a. GES (COTVET) Certificate II in creative Arts Designs.

b. GES Intermediate Certificate Painting and Decorative Craft.

c. NVTI Certificate II in Painting and Decoration.

11. REGISTERED GENERAL NURSES (RGN)

In addition to satisfying requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in general eligibility, applicants must have a Certificate in Nursing from an Accredited Institution.

12. BANDSMEN

In addition to satisfying requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in General eligibility, applicants must have SSCE/WASSCE certificate including the following:

a. REGIMENTALS BAND

i. Should be able to play more than one (1) Instruments including Clarinets, Bassoons, Flutes, Alto and Tenor Sax.

ii. Should be able to read staff notations.

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

b. 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.

13. ELECTRONICS/AUTO ELECTRICIANS/ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING

In addition to satisfying the general requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in general eligibility, applicants must have the following

a. COTVET Certificate II.

b. GES Intermediate Certificate.

c. City and Guilds Certificate in Electronics, Auto Electrician and Electrical Engineering.

14. ELECTRICIANS

In addition to satisfying the general requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and
“e” in general eligibility, applicants must have the following:

a. GES (COTVET) Certificate II in Electrical Engineering Technology.

b. GES Intermediate Certificate in Electrical Installation Work.

c. City & Guilds Certificate in Electrical Engineering.

15. CATERERS/HOSPITALITY

In addition to satisfying the general requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in general eligibility, applicants must have the following:

a. GES (COTVET) Certificate II in Hospitality and Catering Management.

b. GES intermediate Certificate in Food and Beverage Service.

16. SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN

 In addition to satisfying “i”, “ii ” “iii “iv “v” applicants must have at least a BECE certificate and proven skills in at least two sports disciplines at the district or regional level.

MODE OF APPLICATION STEP ONE (1)

PURCHASE E-VOUCHER

The cost of the E-voucher is GH₵ 100.00 and can be purchased via three (3) platforms/alternatives as outlined below;

a. USSD CODE – Applicants can dial the short code *422*470# follow the prompt and allow payment via mobile money on all mobile networks. After payment is successful, the Serial Number
& Pincode are sent via SMS alert to the payee/applicant.

b. IN-BRANCH (All GCB Bank BRANCHES)

Applicants can walk into any GCB Bank Branch Nationwide and physically purchase an E-voucher from an assigned teller.

c. WEB DIRECT – Applicants can log-on to the application portal via url http://www.gognfs.com and select “Buy E-Voucher” on the welcome page, allow payment via Mobile Money, G-money, GCB Bank Account or VISA card. A printable voucher baring the Serial Number and Pincode is generated at the end of the transaction. Applicants can then proceed to the next page and commence application. Feature will be available from Friday, 3rd September 2021.

SOURCE: Coverghana.com.gh

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