Thursday, 3 March 2016

Mechanical Engineer - Works at the Nigerian Air Force - DSSC

The Nigerian Air Force, invites application from suitable qualified graduates and post graduates for training as Direct Short Services Cadets in the below profession:

Job Title: MechanicalEngineer - Works


General Instructions
All interested candidates can only submit one application. Any applicant who submits more than one application will be automatically disqualified.

  • Applicant must be of Nigerian origin.
  • Applicants must be between the ages 22 and 35 years by 31 December 2016.
  • Marital Status:
  • All applicants must be single.
  • Minimum height is 1.68 meters or 5.5ft for males and 1.65m or 5.4ft for females.
Medical Fitness:
  • All applicants must be medically fit and meet the Nigerian Air Force medical and employment standards.
Academic/Professional Qualification
  • Interested applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Lower division for holders of the first degree and Lower Credit for HND holders. In addition applicants must possess credit in English Language and Mathematics and 3 additional credits in subjects related to degree course of study. Computer literacy will be an added advantage.
  • Applicants must possess NYSC Discharge Certificate or Letter of Exemption from NYSC at the time of applying for DSSC.
  • Applicants must possess certificates of full registration with their respective statutory professional bodies in Nigeria where applicable.
  • BS.c/HND Mechanical Engineering.
Attestation Forms
  • Applicant's attestation form must be signed by a military officer from the same state as the applicant and not below the rank of Squadron Leader or equivalent in the Nigerian Army and the Nigerian Navy, and Police Officer of the rank of Assistant CP and above. Local Governments Chairmen/Secretaries, magistrates and principals of government Secondary Schools from applicants' state of origin can also sign the attestation forms.
  • The signees passport photograph and either photocopy of drivers licence or international passport must be attached. In addition, applicants are to bring with them a letter of attestation of good character from any of the officers above to the Zonal Enlistment Centers and final selection interview.
Recruitment Test Centers
Qualifying Recruitment Tests will hold in the following Centers:
  • Makurdi: Nigerian Air Force Base, Markudi
  • Ilorin: 227 Wing, Nigerian Air Force, Ilorin
  • Lagos: Sam Ethnan Air Force Base, Ikeja - Lagos
  • Enugu: 305 Flying Training School, Enugu
  • Port-Harcourt: 97 Special Operations Group, Nigerian Air Force, Port-Harcourt
  • Benin: 81 Air Maritime Group, Nigerian Air Force Benin
  • Kaduna: Nigerian Air Force Base, Kawo - Kaduna
  • Kano: 303 Flying Training School, Kano
  • Maiduguri: 204 Wing, Nigerian Air Force Base, Maiduguri
  • Ipetu-Ijesha: Nigerian Air Force Institute of Safety, Ipetu-Ijesha
  • Sokoto: 55 Forward Operation Base Mabera, Sokoto
  • Yola: 75 Strike Group, Nigerian Air Force, Yola
  • Jos: 330 Nigerian Air Force Station, Jos.
Application Starting Date
Online Registration Starts On 2nd March, 2016.

Application Closing Date

13th April, 2016.

Zonal Enlistment Exercise
1st May, 2016.

Qualified and interested candidates should: 
Click Here To Start Application

Additional Instruction
Applicants will be required to submit for scrutiny, the original copies of the documents at the enlistment centers and during the final selection interview. Applicants will be required to present following documents if selected for the zonal enlistment test:
  • Two recent passport size photographs to be stamped and counter signed by officer of appropriate rank specified, Local Government Chairmen/Secretaries and other specified officers in Paragraph 8.
  • Photocopies of Educational Certificates.
  • Indigenship certificate from applicant’s State of Origin.
  • Any applicant suspected to have impersonated or submitted false document(s) shall be disqualified from the selection exercise. Also, any false declaration detected later may lead to withdrawal from training. Such applicants may be handed over to the Police for prosecution. The Nigerian Air Force will not entertain any enquiries in respect of applicants whose applications have been rejected. Interested applicants are to note that the online registration is free of charge. Applicants are required to fill valid email addresses and Telephone numbers in the appropriate spaces provided in the application form.
  • On completion of the application forms, applicants must print out the Acknowledgment Slip.
  • The Local Government/Indigeneship certificate and Attestation Form must be accompanied by the Passport Photograph and photocopy of the signee's drivers licences or international passport. The signee is also to authenticate the passport photograph of the applicant behind.
  • NAF online Registration and all other enlistment process are free of charge and no payment should be made at any point throughout the exercise.