Recruitment

The National Fire Authority (NFA) is a Government owned commercial entity that is accountable and responsible for the provision of Emergency Management Services to the people of Fiji. With its new Strategic direction, NFA is undergoing major Reforms that are necessary to meet the expectations of Government and the members of the community in providing an all encompassing Emergency Management Service. In doing so, NFA seeks to appoint suitably qualified personnel for the positions advertised below:

Career Fire Fighter:

NFA intends to conduct a recruitment of thirty five (35) suitable and qualified personals to undergo the fire fighting recruitment program to become full time career fire fighters. Only after successfully completing the fire fighting recruitment program, successful candidates will be appointed as career fire fighters. Interested applicants who meet or exceed the following minimum qualification requirements and demonstrated skills are invited to apply for selection to undergo the fire fighting recruitment.

  • A form 6 passes with good marks in Maths, English and Physics. Applicants with Trade Program from a recognized institution
  • Must pass a mandatory medical check
  • Must be physically fit and healthy
  • Ability to swim and must be a strong swimmer
  • Must be passion about fire fighting and be prepared to serve the communities of Fiji
  • Must be below 35 years of age
  • Pass a set of Physical Challenges test, Fitness test, and the Aptitude test which is part of the recruitment and selection process
  • Possession of a Group 2 or 6 driving licence would be an added advantage but not necessary required
  • Experience as a volunteer fire-fighter could be an advantage but not necessary
  • Be prepared to travel to Suva to undertake the relevant recruitment selection process which includes the fitness test, swimming test, and other fire fighting physical challenge tests
  • Be prepared to be appointed to any NFA station Fiji wide at the completion of the 8-10 weeks recruitment course
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