Federal Fire Service Recruitment Portal February 2024 (cdcfib.career) Update

Federal Fire Service Recruitment Portal: Exciting news for aspiring firefighters! The Federal Fire Service (FFS) is officially calling for passionate and dedicated individuals to join their ranks and become frontline heroes. Application registration starts, the FFS has opened its online Federal Fire Service Recruitment portal, welcoming applications from those eager to serve their community in this crucial role.

Are you a fearless soul with a heart of gold? Do you dream of rushing into danger to save lives and protect your community? Then the Federal Fire Service (FFS) wants you!

They’re opening their doors for brave new recruits, just like you, to join their ranks as frontline heroes. It’s an exciting chance to make a real difference and become part of something bigger than yourself.

So, if you’re ready to trade in your comfort zone for adrenaline-pumping action, head over to their online portal and fill out an application. It’s your chance to become a real-life superhero, saving lives and battling blazes with your team by your side. ‍‍‍

Federal Fire Service Recruitment Portal is now open for the following positions:

Current Job Openings:

The Fire Service is currently hiring for various positions in two categories:

Category A: Inspectorate Cadre

  1. Inspector of Fire (IF): To apply for this position, you need to have qualifications as a Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Midwife (RM), or Registered Nurse/Midwife (RNIM).
  2. Assistant Inspector of Fire (AIF): To be eligible for this role, you must have an NCE or National Diploma (ND) in any related field from a recognized institution.

Category B: Assistant Cadre

  1. Fire Assistant II (FA II): To apply for this position, you should have a GCE Ordinary Level, SSCE/NECO, or equivalent certificate with a maximum of five (5) credits in two sittings, including English and Mathematics.
  2. Fire Assistant III (FA III) & Appliance Driver (Specialist): To qualify for these roles, you need a GCE Ordinary Level, SSCE/NECO, or equivalent certificate with at least five (5) credits in two sittings, including English and Mathematics. Having a Class E Driver’s License is an advantage for the Appliance Driver position.

Important Points to Remember:

  1. Application Deadline: All applications must be submitted online within six weeks from December 27, 2023, through the official portal: https://cdcfib.career
  2. Referee Forms: Make sure to print and complete the provided Referee Forms for the screening process.
  3. No Multiple Applications: Please avoid submitting multiple applications, as it will result in disqualification.

Also Check: Federal Fire Service Shortlist of Candidates PDF

Who Can Apply for Federal Fire Service Recruitment?

To be eligible for the Federal Fire Service Recruitment in 2024, you must meet the following criteria:

  1. You must be a Nigerian citizen by birth.
  2. You should possess the necessary qualifications for the position you are applying for.
  3. You must be medically fit, supported by a certificate from a recognized Government hospital.
  4. Maintaining good character is essential, and you should have no criminal convictions.
  5. Avoid involvement in secret societies, cults, drug abuse, or financial scandals.
  6. Age requirements: Applicants should be between 18 and 35 years old. Male candidates should have a minimum height of 1.65 meters, and female candidates should have a minimum height of 1.60 meters. Additionally, men must have a chest measurement of at least 0.87 meters.
  7. Having computer literacy skills is considered advantageous.

Embrace the Challenge, Embrace the Fire:

Becoming a firefighter is more than just a job; it’s a calling. It requires courage, resilience, and an unwavering commitment to public safety.

Those who choose this path will experience the immense satisfaction of saving lives, protecting communities, and making a real difference in the world.

Important Notes:

  • Applications are accepted only online.
  • Multiple applications will be automatically disqualified.
  • Meet all statutory requirements, including age, height, and fitness.
  • The application process is absolutely free.

Ready to Apply at CDFIB? Easy steps before you start!

  1. No silent mode! Turn off “Do Not Disturb” so you don’t miss important messages from CDFIB.
  2. Free ride! Don’t pay anyone for your application. It’s completely FREE!
  3. Write it down! When you finish the form, you’ll get a special code. Write it down or remember it for later.
  4. School stuff: Have your grades and subjects from WAEC, GCE, or NECO ready to show off.
  5. Tiny picture! Your passport photo needs to be small, like under 80KB. Need help making it smaller? Just ask!
  6. Big screen helps! Use a computer instead of your phone. It’s easier to fill out the application on a bigger screen.

Now you’re all set to apply for a job at CDFIB Careers! Good luck!

How to Apply for Federal Fire Service Recruitment 2024

Step 1: Check Your Eligibility for Federal Fire Service Recruitment:

Before applying, take a moment to ensure you meet all the basic requirements for your desired position. These include:

  • Nigerian citizenship
  • Relevant qualifications (refer to the list provided)
  • Age range (18-35 years)
  • Minimum height (1.65m for men, 1.60m for women)
  • Good character and clean criminal record
  • No financial debt or drug addiction
  • Not affiliated with any secret societies or cults

If you tick all the boxes, you’re ready to move on to the next step!

This revised version highlights the action of confirming your eligibility and condenses the details into a more digestible format.

Step 2: Choose Your Category:

  • Category A: Superintendent Cadre: Requires Master’s degree or professional body membership.
  • Category B: Inspectorate Cadre: Requires HND, Bachelor’s degree, RN/RM qualifications, or NCE/ND.
  • Category C: Assistant Cadre: Requires GCE Ordinary Level with specific credit pass requirements.

Step 3: Apply Online:

Step 4: Print and Complete Referee Form:

  • Download and print the reference form provided online.
  • Have your referees complete the form with their signatures.
  • Bring the completed form to the screening exercise.

Additional Notes:

  • No application fee is required.
  • Applications submitted within six weeks from December 27, 2023 will be considered.
  • Multiple applications will be disqualified.
  • Keep a copy of your submitted application for your records.


  • Follow the instructions carefully for each category.
  • Submit your application before the deadline.
  • Bring your filled reference form to the screening exercise.

Good luck with your application!

Additional things to remember:

Here are some extra things you should keep in mind:

Deadline: Make sure to submit your application before the deadline, which is six weeks from December 27, 2023.

One Application Only: Remember, submitting more than one application will disqualify you. Please only submit one application.

Referee Forms: Make sure you have your completed Referee Forms ready for submission during the screening process. This is a crucial part of the application process.

Stay Updated: Keep checking the Federal Fire Service (FFS) website and the Civil Defence, Correctional, Fire, and Immigration Services Board (CDCFIB) website for any updates and further instructions. Staying informed is crucial for a successful application process.

Don’t Miss Out on this Opportunity! If you have the passion, skills, and determination to become a firefighter, visit the Federal Fire Service website and apply now.

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