How to Apply for FRSC Recruitment/ Federal Road Safety Recruitment Deadline/ Closing Date for Application
Federal Road Safety Corps Recruitment
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The Federal Road Safety Corps had announced a call for applications last year into the various departments and cadres of the Corps. The application portal Frsc.gov.ng opened on the 27th May 2018 and was scheduled to last 6 weeks. Meanwhile, we have received a huge query about FRSC 2019 recruitment.
We encourage you to read below to get all the details you need to apply for the Federal Road Safety Corps job. If you are having any challenges, see Steps to Apply on the Job Portal
This post is mainly about the 2018 exercise as the 2019 exercise is still being expected.
See excerpts of the official publication below.
Table of Contents
- Federal Road Safety Corps Recruitment Introduction
- General Requirements
- History and Mandate of the FRSC
- Functions of FRSC
- Ranks in FRSC
- 2018 Recruitment Requirements
- How to Apply
- Tips for Consideration
- Deadline/Closing Date
- Applicants must be Nigerians by birth.
- Must not be less than 18 or more than 30 years old. 35 years may be considered for drivers and medical doctors.
- Applicants must be single
- Applicants’ height must not be less than 1.68 for males and 1.63 for females
- Men must have a fully expanded chest of not less than 0.87
- Be mentally and physically fit for para-military service
- Certificate of medical fitness from a government hospital
- Be free from any form of financial embarrassment.
- Must not have been convicted before.
Before we continue, let’s see exactly the powers and functions of FRSC. There are important, so that you know where you are heading.
History and Mandate of the FRSC
The Federal Road Safety Commission (FRSC) was established in February 1988 by the Federal Government of Nigeria. The Ibrahim Babangida led Military Government established the corps via Decree No. 45 of the 1988, as amended by Decree 35 of 1992. It is referred to in the statute books as the FRSC Act cap 141; Laws of the Federation of Nigeria (LFN). It was Passed by the National Assembly as Federal Road Safety Commission (establishment) Act 2007.
Functions of the Federal Road Safety Corps
The Road Safety Corps has three key broad functions. They include:
- Making the highway safe for motorists and other road users.
- Recommending works and devices designed to eliminate or minimize accidents on the highways and advising the Federal and State Governments including the Federal Capital Territory Administration and relevant governmental agencies on the localities where such works and devices are required, and
- Educating motorists and members of the public on the importance of discipline on the highway.
In particular the Commission is charged with the responsibilities for:
- Preventing or minimizing accidents on the highway;
- Clearing obstructions on any part of the highways;
- Educating drivers, motorists and other members of the public generally on the proper use of the highways;
- Designing and producing the driver’s license to be used by various categories of vehicle operators;
- Determining, from time to time, the requirements to be satisfied by an applicant for a driver’s licence;
- Designing and producing vehicle number plates
- The standardization of highway traffic codes;
- Giving prompt attention and care to victims of accidents
- Conducting researches into causes of motor accidents and methods of preventing them and putting into use the result of such researches;
- Determining and enforcing speed limits for all categories of roads and vehicles and controlling the use of speed limiting devices;
- Cooperating with bodies or agencies or groups in road safety activities or in prevention of accidents on the highways;
- Making regulations in pursuance of any of the functions assigned to the Corps by or under this Act.
- Regulating the use of sirens, flashers and beacon lights on vehicles other than ambulances and vehicles belonging to the Armed Forces, Nigeria Police, Fire Service and other Para-military agencies;
- Providing roadside and mobile clinics for the treatment of accident victims free of charge;
- Regulating the use of mobile phones by motorists;
- Ensuring the use of seat belts and other safety devices;
- Regulating the use of motorcycles on the highway;
- Maintaining the validity period for drivers’ licences which shall be three years subject to renewal at the expiration of the validity period; and
In the course of exercising of the functions, members of the Commission shall have power to arrest and prosecute persons reasonably suspected of having committed any traffic offence.
Ranks in FRSC
FRSC OFFICERS RANKS / STRUCTURE (Senior)
- ARC (Assistant Route Commander) – Entry Point for Commissioned Officers
- DRC (Deputy Route Commander)
- RC (Route Commander)
- SRC (Superintendent Route Commander)
- CRC (Chief Route Commander)
- ACC (Assistant Corps Commander)
- DCC (Deputy Corps Commander)
- CC (Corps Commander)
- ACM (Assistant Corps Marshal)
- DCM (Deputy Corps Marshal)
- CM (Corps Marshal) – Highest rank
FRSC MARSHALS RANKS / STRUCTURE (Junior)
This category is classified into three.
1. Junior Marshals
- RMAIII (Road Marshal Assistant III) – Entry Point
- RMAII – Road Marshal Assistant II
- RMAI (Road Marshal Assistant I)
- SRMA (Senior Road Marshal Assistant)
- DCRMA (Deputy Chief Road Marshal Assistant)
- CRMA (Chief Road Marshal Assistant)
2. Non-CommissionedOfficers (NCOs)
- MI-III (Marshal Inspector III)
- MI-II (Marshal Inspector II)
- MI-I (Marshal Inspector I)
3. Senior Non-Commissioned Officers (SNCOs)
- SMI (Senior Marshal Inspector)
- PMI (Principal Marshal Inspector)
- ACI (Assistant Chief Inspector)
- DCI (Deputy Chief Inspector)
- CI (Chief Inspector)
FRSC Recruitment 2018: Requirements
First of all, let us summarize the necessary information. The recruitment exercise is in three categories:
- The Officer Cadre (Assistant Route Commander)
- Marshal Inspectorate Cadre
- Road Marshal Assistant Cadre
See a brief summary of the requirements below:
A. Qualifications for Officer Cadre
- i. Applicants must have at least a first degree (Bachelors) from a recognized university.
- ii. NYSC Discharge Certificate
- ii. Must not be more than 30 years old
B. Qualifications for Marshal Inspectorate Cadre
This category is divided into three. See a summary below.
i) Marshal Inspector 1
- Applicants must possess a Higher National Diploma (HND) from recognized institutions.
- NYSC Discharge certificate
- Registered Nurses and Midwives can apply
- Age limit 30 years
ii) Marshal Inspector II
- Applicants must possess N.C.E
- Must not be more than 28 years old
iii) Marshal Inspector III
- Applicants must have an OND from recognized institutions
- Community Health Extension Workers (CHEW) Certificate
- Must be less than 28 years old
C. Road Marshal Assistant Cadre
This cadre is divided into three categories
i) Road Marshal Assistant II
- Minimum of 5 Credits in WAEC/NECO/GCE/NABTEB. English and Maths compulsory.
- Must not be more than 27 years old.
ii) Road Marshal Assistant III
- Minimum of 5 Credits in WAEC/NECO/GCE/NABTEB.
- Must not be more than 27 years old.
iii) Artisans and Tradesmen
- Minimum of 4 Passes in WAEC/NECO/GCE/NABTEB.
- Trade tests and other professional certificates
- Drivers and riders must have proper class of valid drivers license
- Must not be more than 28 years old.
How to Apply For FRSC 2018 Recruitment
To send your application, log on to www.frsc.gov.ng. Fill out the form on the portal and submit.
Shortlisted candidates would be required to come along with a printout of the form and acknowledgement slip for the screening.
Tips for Consideration
- The possession of a valid drivers license is an added advantage
- Computer literacy is a plus
- Any certificate or qualification not presented during the recruitment cannot later be presented for career progression in the Corps.
- Anyone found to have submitted a false information would be disqualified and prosecuted.
- Medical and allied professionals must have current practicing licenses while legal practitioners must
- Diplomas and Higher Diplomas(HD) obtained from universities would not be recognized.
- Shortlisted candidates would be required to take a Computer based test to be conducted by Jamb.
- Shortlisted Applicants would be required to undergo drug test by NDLEA.
FRSC 2018 Recruitment Deadline/ Closing Date for Applications
The application portal shall stay open for six (6) weeks from the date of this announcement. This however falls exactly on July 12, 2018.