The Federal Fire Service in Nigeria plays a crucial role in fire prevention, mitigation, firefighting, paramedical services, and more. As one of the best-paid agencies in the country, understanding the ranks, salary, and allowances of its personnel is essential. Here’s an in-depth look at the Federal Fire Service’s hierarchy, salary, and various allowances.
Fire Service Ranks
The ranks in the Fire Service are structured based on qualifications, ranging from Chief Inspector to Fire Marshal Assistants III. The qualifications determine the entry point into the service, such as SSCE, National Diploma or NCE, and graduates with BSC or HND.
|Monthly Salary (Naira)
|Deputy Chief Inspector
|Assistant Chief Inspector
|Principal Marshal Inspector
|Senior Marshal Inspector
|Marshal Inspector I
|Marshal Inspector II
|Marshal Inspector III
|Chief Fire Marshal Assistants
|Deputy Fire Marshal Assistants
|Senior Fire Marshal Assistants
|Fire Marshal Assistants I
|Fire Marshal Assistants II
|Fire Marshal Assistants III
Note: The mentioned salaries are approximate and may vary based on years of experience in a particular rank.
Fire Service Training Allowance
Recruits undergoing training receive monthly allowances ranging from N15,000 to N45,000, depending on their qualifications. SSCE certificate holders receive the least, while BSC and HND certificate holders receive the highest. YOU MAY LIKE TO READ CDCFIB Portal for Federal Fire Service Recruitment is Now Open: Apply Now!
Federal Fire Service Allowances
Apart from the base salary, fire service officers are entitled to various allowances, including Hazard (Risk) Allowance, Rent Allowance, Medical Allowance, Transport Allowance, and Uniform Allowance. Source.
Please note: Salary figures and allowances are subject to periodic updates, and this information serves as a general guide.
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