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[Job Vacancy] Naval Architects at Nigerian Navy (NN) Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 29

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The Nigerian Navy (NN) is a branch of the Nigerian Armed Forces. It is among the largest navies on the African continent, consisting of several thousand personnel, including those of the Coast Guard.

Applications are invited from qualified Nigerians for special enlistment into the Nigerian Navy through the Direct Short Service Commission (DSSC) Course 29 in the capacity below:


Job Title: Naval Architect

Location: Nigeria


B.Sc, B Eng, or HND qualifications in Naval Architecture / Ship Design. Membership of Nigerian Society of Engineers (NSE) and Council of Registered Engineers of Nigeria (COREN) will be an added advantage.

General Information to Candidates

Applicants must be Nigerian citizen by birth.
Applicants must possess a minimum of Second Class Upper Division for holders of First Degree and Upper Credit for HND holders. Computer literacy will be an added advantage.
Applicants must possess certificates of full registration with then respective statutory professional bodies in Nigeria.
Applicants who obtained credentials from foreign institutions should ensure the certificates are authenticated by the Federal Ministry of Education and copies of all certificates are to be submitted at chosen aptitude test centers.
All applicants must present at least 5 credits in O’level West African Examination Certificate (WAEC), in addition to any other results such as NECO. Credit in Mathematics and English is compulsory.
NYSC discharge certificate or letter of exemption from NYSC is a compulsory requirement for enlistment.
Male applicants must not be less than 1.68 meters tall while female applicants must not be less than 1.65 meters tall.
Applicants should be between 22 and 28 years.
Serving personnel, Soldier/Rating/Airman, and other paramilitary services personnel must obtain a letter of attestation duly signed by the heads of their units.
Applicants will be shortlisted for a qualifying aptitude test. The date and time of the aptitude test will be communicated via the Nigerian Navy website.
Applicants are to choose any of the following centers for the qualifying aptitude test:

Abuja Centre: Army Day Secondary School, Mogadishu Barracks.
Lagos Centre: Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Navy Town Ojo.
Port Harcourt Centre: Nigerian Navy Secondary School, Borokiri.

Applicants are to appear for the Aptitude Test with the following:

Photocopies of Degree and NYSC Discharge Certificate.
Parent/Guardian Consent Form.
Acknowledgement Form.
Photocopies of foreign certificates (if any).

Applicants are warned against giving false information or tendering fake certificates. Any false information or fake certificates discovered at any stage will lead to disqualification and subsequent prosecution of the applicant.
Applicants are to note that the entire process is free of charge and should refrain from giving money to any individual under any guise.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply

Application Deadline  31st May, 2024.

Abia State, Abuja, Adamawa State, Akwa Ibom State, Anambra State, Bauchi State, Bayelsa State, Benue State, Borno State, Cross River State, Delta State, Ebonyi State, Edo State, Ekiti State, Enugu State, Gombe State, Imo State, Jigawa State, Kaduna State, Kano State, Katsina State, Kebbi State, Kogi State, Kwara State, Lagos State, Nasarawa State, Niger State, Ogun State, Ondo State, Osun State, Oyo State, Plateau State, Rivers State, Sokoto State, Taraba State, Yobe State, Zamfara State