Recruitment

PRE-EMPLOYMENT REQUIREMENTS

All prospective candidates must:

  • Be of Jamaican citizenship
  • Be between the ages of 18 to 33 years old
  • Be medically fit
  • Be the holder of academic certificates with minimum passes in:
    • four (4) GCE 'O' Levels - Grades A - C or
    • four (4) CXC subjects (General Proficiency) - Grades 1 - 3 or
    • five (5) SSC subjects or equivalent.
      (English Language and Mathematics are compulsory.)

Note: Despite the required qualifications shown above, each applicant must pass a prescribed
Entrance Examination. The better the applicants academic standard is the better the chance of success in this Examination.

ENTRY TEST AND SCREENING

  • A written Entrance Examination covering Dictation, Mathematics, English Language, General Knowledge, Mental Ability Test, etc.
  • A Physical Agility Test which includes a height requirement test
  • A comprehensive background check looking into past employment, character profile and criminal history/Police record.
  • A medical examination including blood test, vision test and drug screening
  • An interview

For further information contact:
The Recruiting Officer
BRIGADE HEADQUARTERS
Jamaica Fire Brigade
14 Port Royal Street,
Kingston Telephone:(876) 922-0007 or (876) 922-0027.
Fax:(876) 967-3594)

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