Our Administrative functions are headed by the Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Puamau Sowane

Departments in Administration:

  • Finance - Includes Accounts, Payroll, Procurement and Stores
  • Corporate Affairs – Includes Media and Corporate Communications
  • Human Resources and Development – Includes Personnel and Training
  • ICT – Includes Telecommunications and Information Technology
  • Fleet and Properties


Vacancies are usually published in the local newspapers and will be posted on this NFA's Website as and when they occur.


  • Never leave candles, lamps and prayer diyas unattended
  • Keep matches and lighters out of reach of children
  • Use candles safely and you must ensure that candles and prayer diyas are secured in a stable holder and kept away from curtains, fabrics and paper.
  • Always put out candles, lamps and prayer diyas when you are leaving the room or going to bed


  • Minimum education level of at least form 6 or 7.
  • Be physically fit
  • A favourable police clearance
  • A good medical report
  • A clean driving licence
  • Computer literacy or any trade qualification relevant to the fire service would be an advantage


Fire fighter Recruitment usually occurs annually or when the need arises and advertisements are usually placed in the local newspapers, outlining the criteria for applications. Recruitment forms are accessible on this link:

Fire Fighter Application Form 

The current Minimum Requirement for


  • Place the mosquito coil in a safe and metal plate
  • Never put the mosquito coil on paper
  • Place mosquito coil away from curtains and other combustible materials
  • Never put mosquito coil near or under the settee
  • Leave mosquito coils where it can be easily seen

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


  • Never leave cooking unattended
  • Cut sleeves and turn pot handles inward when cooking to avoid burn or injuries
  • Never store combustibles in oven or on top of stove
  • When barbequing, move unit away from the house
  • Dispose of coats/ashes in metal containers

What should I do to improve Gas Safety at my premises?

  • Wherever possible use fixed gas supply
  • Use portable heaters as intended – only use in well-ventilated outdoor areas on stable ground and keep clear from awnings and combustible material
  • Make gas safety part of your routine – have a gas safety supervisor and train all staff to follow the gas safety rules
  • Maintenance – never use damaged or malfunctioning heaters. Service your heater at least every 2 years and always follow manufacturer’s instructions
  • Correct storage and handling of LP

Staff Number and Movements






Total fulltime employees (incl. EMT)



No. of employees who left employment/ terminated



New Appointments



Total permanent employees



  • Avoid overloading electrical circuits
  • Inspect electrical cords and appliances for damage
  • Do not track cords to the wall or run them under rugs
  • Maintain air space around electrical equipment, such as TV, VCR, stereo, etc.
  • Install additional outlets, by a qualified electrician to avoid using cube taps and extension cords
  • If you must use extension cords, use only the kind that have a built-in circuit breaker

Established by virtue of the National Fire Service Act, 1994 the National Fire Authority assumed responsibilities to provide fire services for the entire nation of Fiji in February 1995.


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Address :

Argo Street, Walu Bay, Suva

Phone :

3312 877/3312 145/
3313 419/ 3313 091