Ghana Fire Service Recruitment: Requirements, How to Apply, Deadline and All You Need to Know

General News

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

1.GENERAL ELIGIBILITY

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.

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

(1) Officer Corps ( Degree Entry)– Be not less than 18 years and not more than 35 years of age by 21″ September 2021
(2) HND Entry– Be not less than 18 years and not more than 35 years of age by 21th 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”.

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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 (2) years post working experience in the under-listed fields;

a. Engineers: Civil Enginering, Mechanical Engineering, Chemical Enginering, 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 aceredited Tertiary Institution.

g. Human Resource Officers: Human Resource Administration/Management, Consultaney

h. Caterers/Hospitality: Hospitality Management, Tourism or a related ficld from an
accredited Tertiary Institution.

i. Registered General Nurses (RGN); Applicants must have a minimum of a Degree in Nursing from an Accredited Tertiary Institution.

j. Counselors: Applicants must have a minimum ofa Ist Degree in Counseling from an Accredited Tertiary Institution.

k. Public Relations Officers; Applicants must have a minimum of a lst Degree in Communication Studies, Publishing Studies, Publie Relations or Journalism from an Accredited Institution.

l. Lawyers; Applicants must have the following:
• LLB/BL qualification from an Accredited Institution.
• Not More than 35 years of age.

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Entry Requirement For HND-entry And Recruits Applicants HND Entry

In addition to satistying 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 Oficers: 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 aceredited 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.

TRADESMEN

  1. 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 (minimum),.
    Minimum of three (5) years driving experience.
  2. IT Technicians; In addition to satistying requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in general
    cligibilty, applicants must have the following:
    SSCE/WASSCE, O/A*’ Level, GES Intermediate Level.
  3. A Professional Certificate in Software Development, Website Development & Maintenance, Database Administration trom an Accredited Institution.
  4. Painting And Writing;
    Aside the general eligibility, applicants must have the following:
    In addition to satisfying the general requirements “a’
    a. GES (COTVET) Certificate II in creative Arts Designs
    b. GES Intermediate Certificate Painting and Decorative Craft.
    c. NVTI Certificate Il in Painting and Decoration.
  5. Registered General Nurses (RGN);
    In addition to satisfying requirements “a”, “b”,”e”, “d’, and “c” in general eligibility. applicants must have a Certificate in Nursing from an Accredited Institution.
  6. Bandsmen;
    Eligibility: applicants must have SSCEWASSCE certificate including the following:
    In addition to satistying requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in General
    a. Regimental Band
    i. Should be able to play more than one (1) Instruments including Clarnets, Bassoons,
    Flutes, Alto and Tenor Sax.
    ii. Should be able to read staft notations. iii.Percussion: Should be good at every aspect of Percussion.
  7. 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.
  8. Electronics/Auto Electricians/Electrical Engineering: In addition to satistying the general requirements “a”, “b, “e, “d, and e in general eligıbility; applicants must have the following:
    a. COTVET Certificate Il.
    b. GES Intermediate Certificate.
    c. City and Guilds Certificate in Electronics, Auto Electrician and Electrical Engincering.
  9. ELECTRICIANS: In addition to satistying the general requirements “a”, “b”, “e”, “d”, and
    “e” in general eligibility, applicants must have the following:
    a. GES (COTVET) Certificate II in Eletrical Engineering Technology.
    b. GES Intermediate Certificate in Electrical Installation Work.
    c. City & Guilds Certificate in Electrical Engineering.
  10. Caterers/Hospitality
    In addition to satistying the general requirements “a”, “b”,”e”, “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.
  11. Sportsmen And Women: In addition to satisfying “i”, “ii ” “iii” “iv ” applicants must have at least a BECE certiticate and proven skills in at least two sports disciplines at the district or
    regional level.

MODE OF APPLICATION

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STEP ONE- Purchase of E-Voucher

The cost of the E-voucher is GHC 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 & Pin code are sent via SMS alert to the payee/applicant.

b. In-Branch (AlI 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 https://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 bearing the Serial
Number and Pincode is generated at the end of the transaction.

Applicants can then procecd to the
next page and commence application. Feature will be available from

STEP TWO(2)- Application Process

a. Visit https://gognfs.org/
b. Read through the entry requirements thoroughly.
c. Click on the Apply Now button. Applicants who purchase the E-voucher via “Web Direct”
option shall straightaway click on “Apply Now” to commence the application process.

d. Enter your e-voucher Serial, Pincode and select your type of qualification i.e. (JSS, TECHNICAL/VOCATIONAL, WASSCE, HND or DEGREE) and click on Verify.

e. Be sure to upload a passport sized photo of dimension 2 X 2 Inches (192 X 192 pixels) on a white background without a headgear or an eye-wear.

f. Note that on completion of all required ticks, you would be required to Preview/Review your application before finally submitting.

Click on the “Submit’ button after double-checking all supplied details and expect an instant SMS/Email indicating receipt of application.

The SMS/Email includes an Unique ID, which shall serve as an applicant’s identity throughout the remaining processes.

h. Print a copy of your application report and present it when invited via sms for subsequent
recruitment processes at the various regional sereening centres.

RANK ON PASSING-OUT HND ENTRY APPLICANTS)

Note: HND Entry applicants shall be enlisted as Recruits but shall pass-out with the rank of Station Officer Grade II (STNOI).

SCREENING AND EXAMINATION

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted via text message and e-mail for Sereening and Examination at the Sercening Centre selected during the online application.

MEDICAL EXAMINATION

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

TRAINING

Only applicants who make it through the Medical Examination will be further invited for training.

ADMINISTRATION

All communication with Applicants will be via email, SMS and publication on the E-Recruitment portal. There will be no telephone calls.

Transportation/Feeding/Accommodation:

Applicants are responsible for their own
transportation, feeding and accommodation throughout the recruitment exercise. They are therefore advised to choose Screening Centers wisely.

COST

Applicants will bear the cost associated with the application process, including the
cost of vetting and medical examination.

Note: That there are no middlemen in the recruitment process and the advertised vacancies are not for sale. Any person found parading as an agent or middleman or pays/receives money to act as such is liable for arrest and prosecution; persons who deal with such people do so at their own risk.

Applicants who present false/fake documents are equally liable to arrest and prosecution.

Affidavit/documentation for change of date of birth shall not be accepted.

TIMELINESS

Sale of E-Vouchers starts on Wednesday, 25th August, 2021 and ends on Friday, 17th September, 2021.

Online application starts on Monday, 30th August, 2021 and ends on Wednesday, 22nd September, 2021.

NOTE: Visit the official Ghana National Fire Service Website via address https://www.gnfs.gov.gh for more info or call

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