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How To Apply For Ghana National Fire Service Recruitment 2021

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The Ghana National Fire Service has today, 23rd August, 2021 opened enlistment/recruitment opportunity for eligible Ghanaian Citizens interested in Saving Lives and Property from the ravages of disaster.

According to an official communique issued by Mr. Ellis Robson Okoe, the Head of Public Relations, the 2021 general enlistment into the officer corps and recruitment into the Ghana National Fire Service includes eligible group of applicants with academic and skill qualifications such as; Degree, HND, WASSCE/SSCE,TECH/NVTI/COTVET/Vocational, JSS (Sportsmen & Drivers)

Find below the entry requirements and mode of application for the 2021 Ghana National Fire Service Recruitment Exercise.

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1. GENERAL ELIGIBILITY

Eligible applicant must:

a. Be a Ghanaian citizen by birth.

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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.

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e. 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.

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(2) HND Entry – Be not less than 18 years and not more than 35 years of age by 21st

September 2021.

(3) Recruits/Tradesmen

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(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”.

2. ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR 2021 OFFICER CORPS (1st DEGREE ENTRY)

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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 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.

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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.

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f. Accounts Officers: Procurement, Accounting, Business Management, Administration or a related field from an accredited 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.

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5. PUBLIC RELATIONS OFFICERS; Applicants must have a minimum of a 1st Degree in Communication Studies, Publishing Studies, Public Relations or Journalism from an Accredited Institution.

6. LAWYERS; Applicants must have the following:

a. LLB/BL qualification from an Accredited Institution.

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b. Not More than 35 years of age.

REGISTERED GENERAL NURSES (RGN); Applicants must have a minimum of a Degree in 4. COUNSELORS; Applicants must have a minimum of a 1st Degree in Counseling from an Accredited Tertiary Institution.

ENTRY REQUIREMENT FOR 2021 RECRUITS AND HND ENTRY APPLICANTS

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HND ENTRY

2. In addition to satisfying 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.

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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.

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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 accredited Tertiary Institution.

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

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

GENERAL DUTIES

7. Firefighters and Rescue Crew; In addition to satisfying requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and

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“e” in general eligibility, applicants must have the following:

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

b. 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.

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TRADESMEN

8. Drivers and Driver Mechanics; In addition to satisfying requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and

“e” in general eligibility, applicants must have the following:

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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 D (minimum).

c. Minimum of three (3) years driving experience.

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9. IT TECHNICIANS; 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.

b. A Professional Certificate in Software Development, Website Development &

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Maintenance, Database Administration from an Accredited Institution.

10. PAINTING AND WRITING; In addition to satisfying the general requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in general eligibility, applicants must have the following:

a. GES (COTVET) Certificate II in creative Arts Designs.

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b. GES Intermediate Certificate Painting and Decorative Craft.

c. NVTI Certificate II in Painting and Decoration.

11. REGISTERED GENERAL NURSES (RGN); In addition to satisfying requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in general eligibility, applicants must have a Certificate in Nursing from an Accredited Institution.

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12. BANDSMEN; In addition to satisfying requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “d”, and “e” in General eligibility, applicants must have SSCE/WASSCE certificate including the following:

REGIMENTAL BAND

i. Should be able to play more than one (1) Instruments including Clarinets, Bassoons, Flutes, Alto and Tenor Sax.

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ii. Should be able to read staff notations.

iii. Percussion: Should be good at every aspect of Percussion.

Dance Band

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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.

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ELECTRONICS/AUTO ELECTRICIANS/ELECTRICAL ENGINEERING;

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

a. COTVET Certificate II.

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b. GES Intermediate Certificate.

c. City and Guilds Certificate in Electronics, Auto Electrician and Electrical Engineering.

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

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a. GES (COTVET) Certificate II in Electrical Engineering Technology.

b. GES Intermediate Certificate in Electrical Installation Work.

c. City & Guilds Certificate in Electrical Engineering.

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CATERERS/HOSPITALITY; In addition to satisfying the general requirements “a”, “b”, “c”, “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.
 16. SPORTSMEN AND WOMEN; In addition to satisfying “i”, “ii ” “iii “iv “v” applicants must have at least a BECE certificate and proven skills in at least two sports disciplines at the district or regional level.

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MODE OF APPLICATION

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;

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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 & Pincode are sent via SMS alert to the payee/applicant.

b. 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.

d. 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.

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STEP TWO (2) – Application Process

a. Visit http://www.gognfs.com/

b. Read through the entry requirements thoroughly.

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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.

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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 fields, you would be required to Preview/Review your application before finally submitting.

g. 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.

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h. 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).

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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

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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.

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ADMINISTRATION

1. 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.

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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.

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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.

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NOTE

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

0571404797 – TrybeNet IT Support

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0291702096/02991700037 – GNFS IT Unit

 

Source: Sintim Media

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Sensational Gospel Musician Adeline Baidoo Appointed As A Lecturer At Accra Technical University.

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Adeline Baidoo, one of the nation’s darling worshippers and the mainly awarded Gospel play-act from the significant locality, has been appointed as a Lecturer at Accra Technical University.

Adeline Baidoo – Gospel Music

Adeline, who is a representative paradigm of “Grass to Grace”, has attributed her present upliftment to the blessings of God. She has every opportunity to improve her existence and the polite society through her talent and skills.

In a decade, Adeline has skilled not quite one thousand folks in beadmaking and clothing designs. Last year, she was appointed as the Deputy Director of Education and Training for the United Nations Youth Association Ghana. 

Aside from putting out prodigious musical performances every week across the nation, she has made do to attain an elevated height in academic circles and is now a lecturer in the fashion department at the Accra Technical University, teaching Fashion and Textiles History. Below are the qualifications of the one-time Gospel Artiste for the Central Music Awards.

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Teacher’s certificate “A”

Diploma in Basic Education

Diploma in Competency-base training

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B.A (Art Education: Textiles and Jewellery)

 Master of Philosophy in Arts and Culture (Thesis in Jewellery)

 PhD in Arts and Culture.

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With the above credentials, musicians are supposed to be motivated to attain instructor height at whatever time opportunities come. These will help out in contributing to public enlargement and the course of decision making.

Adeline has over again expressed her thankfulness to her management, fans across Ghana and abroad, the clergy, and all the media acquaintances who supported her at the beginning of her ministry.

 

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Source: Afrikaba Media

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