The Nigeria Custom Service (NCS) has commenced her 2019 recruitment of 3,200 officers to fill existing vacancies. The recruitment portal which opened 12:00am Wednesday 17th April, will last for the next three weeks.
The Comptroller General of Customs (CGC), Col. Hameed Ali (rtd), who was represented by the acting Deputy Comptroller General (DCG), Human Resources Development, Sanusi Umar, during a briefing at the NCS headquarters in Abuja on Tuesday, said the recruitment exercise got the approval of the Federal Executive Council (FEC) and is in compliance with requirements of the Federal Character Commission (FCC).
“We are actively engaged with the Commission to ensure that the process will earn a certificate of compliance on merit,” he noted.
According to him, the Nigeria Customs Service recruitment will be carried out to fill 800 space in the Support Staff for Superintendent Cadre category.
He also noted that the 2,400 space will go for Customs Inspector and Customs Assistant Cadre in the General Duty category.
Available Positions In Customs Recruitment 2019
The application is opened for three positions which are:
1. Superintendent Cadre
The Superintendent Cadre are senior ranking officers comprising of Assistant Superintendent of Customs.
2. Inspectorate Cadre
Assistant Inspectors are Mid-Level officers comprising of Assistant Inspectors of Customs.
3. Assistant Cadre
The Assistant Cadre are junior ranking officers comprising of Customs Assistant.
Nigeria Customs Service Recruitment Portal
This is as he noted that the portal www.vacancy.customs.gov.ng will be opened on Wednesday for the 32,000 persons to be recruited during the exercise.
Eligibility For Nigeria Customs Recruitment 2019
To apply, you must fulfil the following criteria:
1. Applicant must be a Nigerian citizen by birth
2. Applicants must have completed secondary school (O level) or higher education depending on the position been applied
3. Applicant must be within the age brackets of 18-35 years
4. Prisoners are excluded from the Nigerian Customs Service Recruitment 2019
5. Not be less than 1.7 metres in height, for male and 1.64 metres for female.
6. Have a fully expanded chest measurement of not less than 0.87 metres, male.
7. Be certified by a Government Medical Officer to be physically and mentally fit for appointment in Service
8. Not be suffering from any form of physical or mental disability
9. Be free from any form of financial embarrassment
10. Be of good character and must not have been found guilty of any criminal offense
11. Present a certificate of state of origin signed by the Chairman/Secretary of their Local Governments. Certificates endorsed by Liaison officers are unacceptable.
5. Applicants must be mentally fit and health fit
Qualifications For Customs Recruitment 2019
Below are the qualifications you need before application into the Nigeria Customs Service recruitment 2019:
1. All applicants must pose the following SSCE or NCE or ND, or DEGREE
2. Age must within the range of 18 – 35 years for interested applicants.
3. You should Ensure to submit documents that are required by the cadre you are applying for. (Eg. Don’t use Bachelor’s degree for Inspectorate cadre).
4. Do not submit more than one application. You will be disqualified.
Deadline For Application Into Nigeria Customs Service
The NIGERIAN CUSTOMS SERVICE RECRUITMENT portal will open on the midnight of 17th, April 2019 and application is expected to last just 3 weeks only for all positions.
How To Apply For Nigeria Customs Service Recruitment 2019
All applicants must visit the Nigeria Customs Service website via www.vacancy.customss.gov.ng to start the application.
However, note the following before you apply:
1. You must have an active email address
2. An active phone number
3. All documents required must be with you
4. All documents must match in dates and date of birth if you must be selected
5. Only successful applicants will be communicated
6. Avoid errors while filling the forms online and take your time to avoid them had I known
Customs Application Form Fee
According to the organization, the application is free of charge for all applicants, so be mindful of fraudsters.
Also, any use of fraudulent documents will lead to prosecution.