FFS Recruitment  2020/2021 Application Form Portal Open http://fedfire.gov.ng.



FFS Recruitment: Do you know that over two thousand Nigerians will be employed by the Federal Fire Service alone? Do you want to partake in their 2020 recruitment?

This article will guide you on how to apply, the requirements needed and the deadline for submission of application, read through carefully.



The Federal Fire Service remains one of the most significant or important components under the ministry of interior. The body is a saddle with the responsibility of rescue fire prevention, mitigation, fire fighting as well as paramedical and information services.
The Federal Fire Service to date remains the largest and only organization that provides fire rescue services to all Nigerians. They have a core mandate to help reduce or regulate fire outbreaks and other forms of emergencies.

The Federal Fire Service goes as far as carrying out public enlightenment, developing policies, and even making recommendations on how to keep our homes, properties, government installations, offices safe.

Federal Fire Service Recruitment Update 2020
The federal fire service will carry out a recruitment process where about 2,200 new officers will be employed in various capacities. When the portal eventually opens recruitment form will be accessed by any who wishes to apply.

There will be 3 different Positions which will be classified as categories. Each category will require unique requirements. Please read below to get the full information on the federal Fire Service recruitment nationwide.

Federal Fire Service Statutory Requirements
The first requirements have to do with your nationality. Only Nigerians should apply.
Possession of the right certificate is another factor to consider. We took out time below to explain certificates one should have for various positions.


Your health status also matters, a medical fitness certificate will be demanded from you.
A minimum of 18 and a maximum of 30 years of age fall under those who can apply.
Your heights must not be less than 1.65m for male and 1.60m for female and chest measurement of 0.87 for men.
Be free from debt and be of good behaviour.
FFS Recruitment Process
The federal fire service recruitment involves two major stages which include,

Online application / registration
Shortlisting of candidates names followed by a screening
It will take the federal fire service department for two to three weeks to release the names of successful candidates. This is not the end of the recruitment exercise. The shortlisted candidates will write qualifying exams which will likely be taken online.

Screening dates and centres will be announced as soon as the shortlist is out. Furthermore, the final selection will depend solely on the general performance of candidates including their physical and mental health fitness.

Federal Fire Service Academic Qualification
Part A

West African School Certificate (WASC) or Senior Secondary School Certificate (SSSC) with Credits in not less than three (3) subjects including English and at least passes in two (2) other subjects; or
National Examination Council (NECO)/General Certificate of Education (GCE) Ordinary Level with passes in four (4) subjects obtained at one sitting or five (5) subjects obtained at two sittings including the English Language.)
Part B

ND obtained from a recognized institution.
National Certificate of Education (NCE) from a recognized institution; or
General Certificate of Education (Advanced Level) in two (2) subjects obtained at one sitting or three (3) subjects obtained at two sittings.)
B.Sc./HND obtained from a recognized institution.
Federal Fire Service Available Positions
Federal fire service recruitment positions are if different categories. These categories are based on your qualifications, certificates you are applying with.

CATEGORY A: Superintendent Cadre.

i) Assistant Superintendent of Fire I (ASF I) [CONPASS 09] – all positions here are reserved for those with a master degree or those that belong to a recognized professional body
ii) Assistant Superintendent of Fire II (ASF II) [CONPASS 08] – this is for fresh graduate with Bachelor’s Degree.
CATEGORY B: Inspectorate Cadre.

i) Senior Inspector of Fire (SIF) [CONPASS 08 – these positions are for polytechnics graduates hence possessing of Higher National Diploma is the minimum requirement.
ii) Inspector of Fire (IF) Nursing [CONHESS 06] – for Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Midwives (RM) or Registered Nurse/Midwives (RN/RM)

iii) Assistant Inspector of Fire (AIF), General Duty, COMPASS 06 – this is the least requirement in category B, here are the requirements: National Diploma (ND), NCE or Advanced NABTEB.

i) Fire Assistant II (FA II) COMPASS 04 – GCE Ordinary Level, SSCE/NECO. If you have attended no university, polytechnic, college of education, and have no credentials from the higher citadel of learning then you can apply with your O level results. 5 credit pass obtained in not more than two sittings.

ii) Fire Assistant III (FA III) COMPASS 03 – be holders of GCE Ordinary Level, SSCE/NECO, and having just only 3 credit pass is sufficient for this position.
How to Apply for Federal Fire Service Jobs
Federal fire recruitment will be online. This is to make the process less complicated.
Log on to/or http://www.fedfire.gov.ng,, http://www.cdfipb.careers/registrations/new
If you want to apply for higher positions which are Categories A and Bi (Holders of Degree and HND certificates) then click on https://cdfipb.careers/registrations/new
Make sure you fill the form well by entering your details accurately.

Those that are applying for lower positions which are Categories B ii and C (ND, NCE, NATEB, SSCE, NECO, or their equivalents) click here http://fedfire.gov.ng/rportalwelcome/auth also fill your information very well.
After filling your information online, go through, and correct the possible mistakes you might have made. Crosscheck everything.

Submit your application and also print a reference form, fill that reference form you have printed, and take it along during the screening exercise.
Federal Fire Service 2020 Recruitment Deadline
The closing date or deadline for FFS Recruitment/Registration has not been officially announced. Once the deadline is announced, you will be notified.

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