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Nigerian Army Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Officers recruitment 2019

Nigerian Army – Applications are invited from eligible Nigerians for commission into the Nigerian Army (NA) as Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) officers. The DSSC is open to both civilians and serving military personnel.  Only serving military personnel sponsored by any of the Services of the Nigerian Armed Forces to civil institutions shall be considered.

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates to fill the positions below:

Job Title: Air Traffic Controller/Communicator
Location: Nationwide
Area: Directorate of Army Aviation
Requirements

Minimum of BSc, B Eng or HND in Air Traffic Controller/Communicators with NCAA approved Air Traffic Control License.


Job Title: Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineer
Location: Nationwide
Area: Directorate of Army Aviation
Requirements

Minimum of B Eng or HND in Aerospace/Aeronautical Engineering with not less than 3 years of work experience.


Job Title: Aircraft Maintenance Engineer
Location: Nationwide
Area: Directorate of Army Aviation
Requirements

Minimum of B Eng or HND in Aircraft Maintenance Engineering.


Job Title: Nigerian Army Corps of Military Police
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess an LLB BL, and a minimum of B.Sc, BA (Second Class Lower) Degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Criminology, Sociology, Psychology.


Job Title: Electrical/Mechanical Engineer
Location: Nationwide
Area: Directorate of Army Aviation
Requirements

Minimum of a B.Eng or HND in Electrical/Mechanical Engineering with not less than 2 years works experience.


 Job Title: Nigerian Army Education Corps
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Lower Degree in any of the following areas: B.Sc (Ed) in Chemistry, Physics, Mathematics, Biology, Library/Information Science and B.Ed in French, Portuguese, German and English Languages.

Note: Applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies.


 Job Title: Directorate of Chaplain Services (Roman Catholic)
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of Bachelor (Second Class Lower) degree in any of the following areas:  Philosophy and Theology from a Roman Catholic approved seminary, affiliated to a National Universities Commission accredited University or Urbanian University, Rome.

Applicants must have good standing in the church and be also released by a Diocesan Bishop. Applicants must be vetted and recommended by the NA Directorate of Chaplain Services (Roman Catholic).


Job Title: Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant)
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess minimum of BA (Second Class Lower) degree in Theology, Divinity, Pastoral & Counseling, Religious Studies (Ordination), Evangelism and BA in Ministry.  Masters Degree in any of these Courses will be an added advantage.

The Qualification must be from reputable Seminaries/Universities recognized by the NA Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant). Applicants must be Ordained from the Protestant recognized denominations of Mainland Orthodox/Evangelical Churches.

Soldier applicants must have served the NA with a minimum of 5 years experience in Chaplaincy work and must be vetted and recommended by the NA Directorate of Chaplain Services (Protestant).


Job Title: Meteorologist
Location: Nationwide
Area: Directorate of Army Aviation
Requirements

BSc or HND in Meteorology with NCAA approved License from any government approved organization/institution.

Job Title: Nigerian Army Finance Officer
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Accountancy, Computer Science, Insurance and Business Management.

Registration with any of the following Professional Accountancy qualification is compulsory: ICAN, ANAN, ACMA, ACCA, ACA.


Job Title: Dental Therapist and Dental Technologist
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess Higher Diplomas and must be fully registered with relevant professional bodies.

Applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license


Job Title: Pharmacist
Location: Nationwide
Area: Nigerian Army Medical Corps
Requirements

Applicants must possess Bachelor of Pharmacy and must be fully registered with the Pharmacists Council of Nigeria.

All applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.


Job Title: General Duty Medical/Dental Officer
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess an MBBS/BDS or equivalent and must be fully registered with the MDCN

Applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.


Job Title: Nurse
Location: Nationwide
Area: Nigerian Army Medical Corps
Requirements

Applicants must possess BSc Nursing with full registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council of Nigeria.

All applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.

Job Title: Optometrist
Location: Nationwide
Area: Nigerian Army Medical Corps
Requirements

Applicants must possess Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree and must be registered with the appropriate professional body.

All applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.


Job Title: Nigerian Army Band Corps
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND Lower Credit or equivalent in Music with L.R.A.M and A.R.C.M.


Job Title: Professionals, Allied to Medicine
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Lower Degree in any of the following areas: Radiology – Medical Image Science, Hospital Administration, BMLS, AIMLS, and AIMLT – Medical Laboratory Science, Physiotherapy, Environmental Health Workers, Nutritionist/Dietetics, Health Service Administration, Speech Therapist, Occupational Therapist and Health Information Management

Applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.


Job Title: Clinical Psychologist
Location: Nationwide
Area: Nigerian Army Medical Corps
Requirements

Applicants must possess BSc in Clinical Psychology.

All applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.


Job Title: Medical and Dental Consultant
Location: Nationwide
Area: Nigerian Army Medical Corps
Requirements

Applicants could belong to specializations such as General Surgery, Orthopaedic Surgery, Anesthesia, Neuro Surgery, Cardiothoracic, ENT Surgeons and Physicians (Cardiologists, Endocrinologist, Nephrologists and Neurologists) and Ophthalmologists. Other relevant fields include Obstetrics & Gynaecologists, Paediatricians and Family Physicians.

All applicants are expected to present proof of registration with their professional regulatory bodies and current practicing license.


 Job Title: Nigerian Army Ordnance Corps
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of B.Sc, B.Engr, B.A (Second Class Lower) Degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science, Procurement, Textile Technology/Leather Works, Printing Technology, Purchasing & Supply, Biochemistry, Logistic Management and Chemical Engineering.


Job Title: Nigerian Army Electrical and Mechanical Engineer
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps And Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of B Eng, BSc (Eng) (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Mechanical Engineer, Automotive Engineering, Electrical Electronics Engineering, Mechatronics Engineer, Materials/Metallurgical Engineering and Auto/Engineering Designs. Others are Production Engineering and Computer Engineering. Such academic fields must be registered with the Nigerian Society of Engineers and Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN).


Job Title: Nigerian Army Corps of Supply and Transport
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps And Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Catering and Hotel Management, Business Administration and Hospitality Services.

A good working experience will be an added advantage.


Job Title: Nigerian Army Intelligence Corps
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps And Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Psychology, Computer Scientists, Forensic Analyst, ICT Specialist, International Relations and Strategic Studies.

Applicants with working knowledge and certification in any of CEH: Certified Ethical Hacker, CISM: Certified Information Security Manager, CompTIA Security+, CISSP: Certified Information Systems Security Professional, GSEC: SANS GIAC Security Essentials, CCA Data Analyst, Docker Certified Associate, Kubeetes Certification, AWS Certified DevOps Engineer, Certificate in any of these Courses will be an added advantage.


Job Title: Nigerian Army Signals
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps And Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc  (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Computer Science Engineering, Telecommunications Engineering, Cyber Security Analysis, Information Technology Systems Engineering, Data Base Management/Administrations, Software Engineering, Robotics Technology Engineering, Website Designing, Satellite Communication Engineering, Switch/Terminal/Network Engineering and Fibre Optics Engineering.

Applicants with working knowledge and certification in any of Alien Vault SIEM, Behavioral Analytics, ML/AI, SOAR tooling, Vulnerability Management, Threat Intelligence Feeds and Process, Security Incident Response Processes and Activities, Firewalls/Email/Proxy/ERP, Office 365, AWS, Azure, Oracle Cloud or similar securities technologies like Force Point, In tune and MFA have added advantage.


Job Title: Nigerian Army Engineer
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps And Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc, B Eng (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Structural Engineering, Civil Engineering, Land Survey, Quantity Survey and Geo-Informatics/GIS.


Job Title: Piloting (Rotary)
Location: Nationwide
Area: Directorate of Army Aviation
Requirements

Minimum of a B.Eng or HND in Piloting (Rotary) with not less than 2 years of work experience.

Job Title: Directorate of Army Physical Training
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Lower Degree or HND (Lower Credit) in any of the following areas: Human Kinetics Specialist, Physical and Health Education, Sports Administration Sports Coaching, Physiotherapy or Sports Psychology.

Job Title: Directorate of Islamic Affairs
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of B.A, B.Ed (Second Class Lower) Degree in Arabic and Islamic Studies, LLB Sharia with Diploma in Arabic from recognized Nigerian universities, Azhar University, Cairo or Saudi University

Each applicant would be required to produce testimony of excellent character from a reputable religious organization in Nigeria

Applicants must be able to speak English Language.

Job Title: Directorate of Legal Service
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess LLB, BL from a recognized institution.  A minimum of 2 years post Law School legal practice is required and applicants must present evidence of this.

Job Title: Directorate of Army Public Relations
Location: Nationwide
Area: Corps and Services
Requirements

Applicants must possess a minimum of BSc, BA (Second Class Lower) degree or HND (Lower Credit) in Joualism, Printing, Radio and Television Broadcasting, Radio Operation and Performance, Graphic Design, Public Relations and Advertising.

Applicants must have evidence of Membership to any Professional body in relation to media operation and joualism.

Entry Requirements
All applicants must satisfy the following conditions:

Be a Nigerian as defined in the constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria.

Be a male or female between the ages of 20 and 32 years, while medical consultants should not be more than 40 years of age by January 2020.

Be medically, mentally and physically fit according to NA standards.

Be recommended by at least 2 recognizable referees who must attest to the applicant’s character and integrity. These could be a Local Government Chairman/Secretary or any officer of the Armed Forces not below the rank of a Lieutenant Colonel and equivalent or an Assistant Commissioner of Police and above who must hail from the applicant’s state of origin.  Passport photographs of referees must be affixed to the letter of attestation.

Candidates must submit a letter of Attestation from their former institutions.

Measure at least 1.68m (for male) and 1.65m (for female) in height.

Must not have been convicted by any court of law.  Military personnel must be free from any disciplinary case (This is to be endorsed by the Commanding Officer/Commander).

Possess at least a first degree with not less than Second Class Lower Division or HND of not less than Lower Credit from any accredited institution of learning. Courses of study must also be accredited at the time of study.

Possess valid birth certificate endorsed by the National Population Commission, Hospital or Local Government Council or valid age declaration.

Possess a valid certificate of state of origin.

Applicants must possess NYSC discharge certificate or a valid exemption as the case may be.

Graduates with professional qualifications must be duly registered by relevant bodies recognized by Nigerian Laws at the commencement of cadet training.

Only post secondary academic credentials obtained from 2010 to date will be considered.

Candidates must present contact addresses and telephone numbers of parent/guardians and Next of Kin.

Candidates must not have any body inscriptions or tattoos.

Candidates must tender all original copies of educational certificates (primary to post secondary).

Service personnel must present valid military identity cards and letters of recommendations by their Commanding Officers/Commanders.

They must also present valid letter(s) of NA sponsorship in tertiary academic institutions. Additionally, they must have served for a minimum period of 5 years in the Armed Forces of Nigeria.

Candidates must not be members of any cult/society/fraternity.

Conditions of Service

Direct Short Service Commission will be granted for 15 years, for an initial period of 8 years, renewable yearly for another period of 7 years.  Direct Regular Commission may be granted on conversion after 3 years as a commissioned officer.

Conversion to Direct Regular Commission is not automatic. It is based on availability of vacancy and other criteria that are or will be in force from time to time.

All graduating officer cadets must sign an acceptance on the terms and conditions governing the Direct Short Service Commission before they are granted commission into the Nigerian Army.

Applicants who successfully complete the military training shall be commissioned in the rank of Lieutenant.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click Here to Apply

Or

Follow the Application Guide below:

Log on to www.nigerianarmyms.ng to create an account.

Read the qualification criteria.

From the home page, select the DSSC application.

On successful registration, you will receive an email notification containing your login details.

Click on ‘Login’ to complete the application form.

Ensure all required documents listed below are uploaded:

Passport photograph.

Educational certificates.

Evidence of membership of any professional body.

Certificate of state of origin.

Birth certificate or age declaration.

Print Out

Applicants must print out their online generated photo-slip on completion of their application. The first page is to be signed by the Registrar of Court of Law while the second page is to be signed by the applicants’ Local Government Chairman/Secretary or any military officer of the rank of Lieutenant Colonel or equivalent and above who hails from his/her state. Successful applicants would be required to present their printed photo-slips to the selection board during interview.

Note: Applicants are to submit ONLY one registration.

Further Information
For further information, you may call 08179269294 and 08109959294 between 0800 – 1800 hours daily while the portal is yet open or visit www.army.mil.ng
Or
Visit the:
Army Headquarters,
Department of Military Secretary,
Mambilla Barracks,
Asokoro – Abuja

Application Deadline 28th September, 2019

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