Federal Fire Service Recruitment Form 2022

This article will provide you with all You need to know about the Federal fire service recruitment exercise. You should take this guide seriously. 

Federal Fire Service Recruitment Requirements

For those who are interested and qualified for the federal fire service job beloe are some requirements you must have to be in a better position of gaining the job

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  • Applicants must be Nigerian by birth
  • Applicants must have the required qualifications and certificates.
  • Applicants must have a medical fitness certificate from government recognized hospital
  • Minimum height for men 85 metres
  • Minimum height for women 65 metres
  • A B.Sc or Masters’s Degree from an accredited Tertiary Institution in any related discipline or an HND in a relevant course in any field of study.
  • Must have a good knowledge of computer and it’s basic application
  • Proper delivery of various tasks and assignments
  • Applicants must not be drug addicts
  • Applicants must not be financially indebted
  • Applicants must be mentally stable
  • Applicants must be of good behavior and should not have past criminal records
  • Applicants should not be drug addicts
  • Applicants must not belong to any secret cult

Applicants with the following are not eligible and should not apply

  • Short sightedness
  • Night blindness
  • Speech defect
  • Hearing defect
  • Amputation
  • Asmatic patient

Facts to Know About Federal Fire Service Recruitment

The Federal Fire Service (FFS) is the principal agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria, established by an Act of Parliament mandated with the sole responsibility of mitigation, prevention,

and extinction of fire and other emergencies as well as perform other sundry duties as delegated by the Honorable Minister of Interior.

The reduction of fire outbreaks through training and retraining of its staff and deployment of new fire fighting equipment across the country and public enlightenment are some of the major concerns of the federal fire service

Vision:

To produce Firefighters proficient in the prevention and mitigation of fire and other emergencies.

Mission

To ensure the safety of lives and properties by extinguishing, controlling, and preventing fire outbreaks.

The officers and men of the Federal Fire Service (FFS) are highly trained, disciplined, and professional individuals versed in the appropriate skill set of search and rescue of victims in any and every emergency.

About the federal fire service (FFS)

The Federal Fire Service (FFS) is the principal agency of the Federal Government of Nigeria, established by an Act of Parliament mandated with the sole responsibility of mitigation, prevention,

and extinction of fire and other emergencies as well as perform other sundry duties as delegated by the Honorable Minister of Interior. The sole and primary responsibility of the federal fire service (FFS) is first to prevent fire outbreaks, tackle fire outbreaks, and enlighten the people on how to prevent fire outbreaks.

Their vision is to produce firefighters and this is achieved through the National Fire Academy which is an affiliation if the Nigerian Defense Academy (NDA).

The National Fire Academy is where competent and given the necessary knowledge and these men are trained to combat fire outbreaks.

The Fire Service in Nigeria was established in 1901, as an arm of the Lagos Police Fire brigade. In April 1963, an act of Parliament established the Federal Fire Service.

The service statutory function of rescue, fire prevention, fire fighting as well as other medical and informational duties.

The Federal Government reform of the Fire Services in the country in 2007 redefined the mandate of the Service as Regulation of the State and Private Fire Services, Prescription and monitoring of standards for the promotion of fire education, fire prevention, safety, mitigation, and investigation.

Ensuring effective discharge of the functions of the State Fire Services, Provision of policy direction for the Nation’s Fire Services, Ensuring the standardization of fire and rescue equipment

manufactured or imported into Nigeria, Encouraging the establishment by the State Fire Services of an adequate number of fire stations and fire posts, Establishing the National Fire Academy to meet

the training requirements of firefighters in the country and beyond, and Coordination of national emergencies.

The 2007 reform mandates are as follows

  • Fire prevention and mitigation and investigation and
  • Provision of fire service policies
  • Ensuring effective discharge of the functions of the state fire service
  • Ensuring that only standard fire fighting equipment are purchased
  • Enlightening and educating the masses about the prevention of fire outbreak and possible control measures
  • Encouraging the establishment of more fire stations in the country

Others include

  • Regulations and Registration of private fire outfits: Due to country’s population the Nigerian fire service thought it wise to give license to private fire outfits to operate in the country in order to make for quick response.
  • Prepation of fire reports: After every fire incidents the officers are mandated to write a report based on what they have gathered. For instance the cause of the fire outbreak,how many casualties,how many persons were recued,death incidents,which hospital the accident victims were taken to and also properties that were lost to the outbreak of the fire.
  • Capacity building and manpower: the Recruitment process in the federal fire service is quite regorous because there is need for those who can handle the pressure that comes from the task given to them. As more persons are recruited more persons are being trained for the job, there are cases where some persons are sent abroad for training.This builds the capacity of the workers,they are we equipped for the job when they being given such training 
  • Fire risk assessment in public buildings: Most times in public places where precautions should be taken you end finding them defaulting that is why the federal fire service have taken it upon themselves to go around and inspect buildings so as to ensure compliance to the safety rules.
  • Fire safety awareness and safety education: the federal fire service have take it as a mandate to enlighten Nigerians on how to prevent fire outbreak the typed extinguisher one should have at home and things to do to prevent the spread 

Federal Fire Service Recruitment Academic Qualifications

A Bachelor’s or Master’s Degree in other relevant discipline in the quantitative field Or Higher national diploma in relevant discipline in the quantitative field.

How to Apply

Be sure that you have all the requirements then proceed and log on to www.fedfire.gov.ng to apply, good luck!

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