Overview

The Ghana National Fire invites job applications from suitably qualified Ghanaians for enlistment in the Service.

 

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GENERAL ELIGIBILITY

Eligible applicant must:

  • Be a Ghanaian citizen by birth.
  • Be with no criminal record and of good character.
  • Be physically and medically fit by Ghana National Fire Service standards.
  • Be of a minimum height of 1.73 metres (5ft 8 Inches) for males and 1.63 metres (5ft 4 Inches) for females.
  • Be within the age ranges stated below for the various category of applicants.

(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”.

 

CATEGORIES & THEIR REQUIREMENTS

GENERAL DUTIES

Firefighters and Rescue Crew;

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

  1. Four (4) Passes in SSCE/WASSCE, a pass in English Language or Mathematics may be an added advantage but not a requirement .
  2. 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.

 

Application Procedures : How To Apply

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;
  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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

STEP TWO (2) – Application Process

  1. Visit http://www.gognfs.com
  2. Read through the entry requirements thoroughly.
  3. Click on the Apply Nowbutton. Applicants who purchase the E-voucher via “Web Direct”
    option shall straightaway click on“Apply Now” to commence the application process.
  4. Enter your e-voucher Serial, Pincodeand select your type of qualification i.e. (JSS,
    TECHNICAL/VOCATIONAL, WASSCE, HND or DEGREE) and click onVerify.
  5. 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.
  6. Note that on completion of all required fields, you would be required to Preview/Review
    your application before finally submitting.
  7. 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.
  8. Print a copy of your application report and present it when invited via sms for subsequent recruitment processes at the various regional screening 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 (STNOII).

SCREENING AND EXAMINATION

Shortlisted applicants will be contacted via text message and e-mail for Screening and Examination at the Screening 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

  1. All communication with Applicants will be via email, SMSand publication on the E-Recruitment portal. There will be no telephone calls.
  2. 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.
  3. 3. Cost:Applicants will bear the cost associated with the application process, including the
    cost of vetting and medical examination.
  4. 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.
  5. Applicants who present false/fake documents are equally liable to arrest and prosecution.
  6. Affidavit/documentation for change of date of birth shall not be accepted.

TIMELINES

Sale of E-Vouchers starts on Monday, 23rd August, 2021 and ends on Friday, 16th September, 2021.

Online application starts on Wednesday, 1st September, 2021 and ends on Sunday 19th
September, 2021.

NOTE

Visit the official Ghana National Fire Service Website via address http://www.gnfs.gov.gh