All prospective candidates must:
Be of Jamaican citizenship
Be between the ages of 18 to 28 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
CONTACTING THE BRIGADE
The Recruiting Officer
Jamaica Fire Brigade
14 Port Royal Street, Kingston
Telephone:(876) 922-0007 or (876) 922-0027. Fax:(876) 967-3594)