The Ghana National Fire Service Forms will be out from June onwards. Visit any GCB branch for a form or to make an inquiry.
Who Can Apply?
Firefighters and Rescue Crew
Drivers and Driver Mechanics
Registered General Nurses
THE OFFICER CORPS
Registered General Nurses
Public relation Officers
Ghana National Fire Service Entry Requirements
The following is the Qualification and Eligibility
For General Recruitment in the Recruitment Ghana National Fire Service
All potential Candidates must
Be physically and medically fit by Fire Service standards.
Drivers, Mechanics, Auto Electricians and Artisans must not be above 30 years.
Be a Ghanaian Citizen by birth.
Be of good character and NOT bonded.
Must be of sound mind.
Must be of the ages from 18-26 years.
Be not less than 5`8`` (1.73 metres) for males and not less than 5` 4`` (1.63 metres) for females.
Five (5) GCE 'O' Level Credits including English Language and Mathematics, SSSCE passes Grade A-E in any 5 subjects including English and Mathematics.
Ghana National Fire Service Rank Structure
The Ghana National Fire Service just like any disciplined organization has a rank structure that symbolizes the chain of command of the operational and administrative management of the service. It is aimed at ensuring order, control, and division of labour and proper act of communication in the Service.
The Rank Structure of the Service is as follows:
The highest rank in the Service is the CHIEF FIRE OFFICER (CFO) and slides down to Assistant Divisional Officer Grade Two (ADO II) being the last rank within the Senior Officers corp.
CHIEF FIRE OFFICER (CF0)
DEPUTY CHIEF FIRE OFFICER (DCFO)
ASSISTANT CHIEF FIRE OFFICER (ACFO)
DIVISIONAL OFFICER GRADE ONE (DO I)
DIVISIONAL OFFICER GRADE TWO (DO II)
DIVISIONAL OFFICER GRADE THREE (DO III)
ASSISTANT DIVISIONAL OFFICER GRADE ONE (ADO I)
ASSISTANT DIVISIONAL OFFICER GRADE ONE (ADO II)
CADET OFFICER (CO)
Personnel of this rank are not Senior Officers yet but are on Officer Corps training into becoming Senior
Officers at the Fire Academy and Training School (FATS).
RESPONSIBILITIES OF SENIOR OFFICER CORPS
CFO, DCFO AND ACFO
They are responsible for the formulation of policies for the Service.
DOI, DOII AND DO III
They ensure the implementation of policies formulated by management and also ensure the day- to- day administrative duties at District, Regional and National stations level.
ADO I AND ADO II
Oversight responsibilities in Operation, Training and discipline of Junior Officers at various Stations.
They are sometimes also delegate to work on behalf of Superior Officers and middle management.
Ranking in the Ghana National Fire Service begins from Recruit Fireman/Firewoman after a satisfactory completion of a training course at the Fire Academy and Training School (FATS). The Recruit Fireman/Firewoman progress through the ranks to Station Officer Grade One (STN/OI), being the highest rank in the Junior Officers corp.
STATION OFFICER GRADE ONE (STN/OI) OR GROUP OFFICER GRADE ONE (GO I)
STATION OFFICER GRADE TWO (STN/OII) OR GROUP OFFICER GRADE TWO (GO II)
ASSISTANT STATION OFFICER (ASO) OR DEPUTY GROUP OFFICER (DGO)
SURBORDINATE OFFICER (SUB/O) OR ASSISTANT GROUP OFFICER (AGO)
LEADING FIREMAN (LFM) OR LEADING FIREWOMAN (LFW)
SENIOR FIREMAN (SFM) OR SENIOR FIREWOMAN (SFW)
FIREMAN (FM) OR FIREWOMAN (FW)
RECRUIT FIREMAN (RFM) OR RECRUIT FRIEWOMAN (RFW)
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Ghana National Fire Service (Head Quaters)
- Cantonments Rd.
- T 030 2772446
T 030 2779637
T 030 2779641
Notice To Applicants
Those who have been selected will be contacted.
In the meantime you and your colleagues should keep an eye on the Daily Graphic for public announcements.
All the best.