Career Operations


NFA intends to conduct a recruitment of eighty (80) suitable and qualified personnel to undergo the firefighter recruitment program to become full time career firefighters. Only after successfully completing the firefighter recruitment program will the successful candidates be appointed as career firefighters. Interested applicants who meet or exceed the following minimum qualification requirements and demonstrated skills are invited to apply for selection to undergo the recruitment program:

  • Pass in FSLC or equivalent with preferably good marks in Maths, English and Physics.
  • Completion of a Trade Education in the field of Engineering would be an added advantage
  • Must submit a certified Police clearance with application
  • Must also submit a certified Medical clearance with application
  • Must be physically and mentally fit
  • Must be a competent swimmer
  • Must be passionate about firefighting and be prepared to serve the communities of Fiji
  • Must be below 30 years of age
  • Pass a set of physical fire-fighting challenges, face to face interview and aptitude test.
  • Possession of a Group 2 or 6 driving licence would be an added advantage
  • Be prepared to travel to Suva to undertake the relevant recruitment selection process
  • Be prepared to be appointed to any NFA station Fiji wide at the completion of the 10 weeks recruitment training program
  • Be prepared to take a drug test during the course of the Selection process
  • Must submit a certified TIN letter
  • Must submit your FNPF or joint FRCA/FNPF membership card
  • Provide your Bank account details.

Only those who meet the above criteria need to apply. Applicants who are shortlisted will be required to undergo the fitness test and firefighting challenges as part of the pre-selection process. Only those who pass these fitness and firefighting challenges will proceed to the next phase of the selection process.

Career Firefighter Recruitment Application Form

All completed application forms must be submitted with a:

  • Cover Letter,
  • an updated CV
  • with a valid Telephone Contact,
  • Certified Copies of Academic Certificates,
  • a Full Length photo together with the requirements listed above,
  • Full Contact details of three (3) most recent Referees and delivered to:


                                                Vacancy – “Career Firefighter”

                                                The Chief Executive Officer

                                                National Fire Authority

                                                Argo Street, Walu Bay

                                                PO Box 207, Suva


Emailed applications can be sent to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Closing Date: Friday 28th June, 2024 at 4.00pm.

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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Argo Street, Walu Bay, Suva

Phone :

3312 877/3312 145/
3313 419/ 3313 091