Applications are invited into the Rivers State Government civil service commission, interested members of the public are therefore advised to apply.

The underlisted job positions are available for recruitment into the Rivers State Civil Service Commission.

About Rivers State Civil Service Commission

The Rivers State Civil Service Commission is a statutorily constituted executive body authorized to oversee the development and administration of the state’s civil service system.

It also has power to make appointments, exercise disciplinary control and remove persons holding or acting in offices within the civil service. The Commission is headed by a Chairman, who is appointed by the Governor with the consent of the State House of Assembly.

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  • What are the general requirements? Mentioned below.
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1.) General Duty Doctor / Medical Officer

2.) Obstetricians and Gynecologist

3.) Paediatrician

4.) Internal Medicine Physician

5.) General Surgeon / Consultant

6.) Radiologists / Radiographer / Dental Radiography Assistant

7.) Nursing Officer / ENT Trained Nurse

8.) Pharmacist / Pharmacy Technician / Pharmacy Assistant

9.) Laboratory Scientists!Laboratory Technician / Laboratory Assistant

10.) Radiographer / Imaging Scientist / Dental Radiography Assistant

11.) Health Records Technologist / Health Records Technician

12.) Resident Doctor / Consultant (Paediatric Ophthalmologist, Neuro Ophthalmologist, Oculo Plastic Surgeon, General Ophthalmologist).

13.) Optometrists Opticians / Low Vision Therapist / Ophthalmic Nurses / Orthopist

14.) Clinical Audiologist / Technician / Speech Therapist.)

15.) Dental Surgeon / Dental Consultant /  Dental Nurses / Laboratory Technician / Laboratory Assistant.

16.) Scientific Officer

17.) Community Health Officer

18.) Environmental Health Officer


19.) State Counsel

20.) Engineer

21.) Architect

22.) Lands Officer

23.) Surveyor

24.) Quantity Surveyor

25.) Technical Officer

26.) Auditor

27.) Information Officer

28.) Accountant

29.) Inspector of Taxes

30.) Education Officer

31.) Planning Officer

32.) Agricultural Engineer

33.) Fisheries Officer

34.) Town Planning Officer

35.) Tourism Officer

36.) Curator

37.) Labour Officer

38.) Youth Development Officer

39.) Commercial Officer

40.) Assistant Education Officer

41.) Agricultural Officer

42.) Livestock Officer

43.) Geologist

44.) Forest Officer

45.) Social Welfare Officer

46.) Veterinary Officer

47.) Veterinary Laboratory Assistant

48.) Administrative Officer

49.) Procurement Officer

50.) Assistant Procurement Officer

51.) Programme Analyst

52.) Librarian

53.) Confidential Secretary

54.) Executive Officer

55.) Clerical Officer

56.) Artisan / Craftsman

57.) Driver

58.) Messenger

59.) Security Guard

60.) Cleaners / Gardener

General Requirements

  • Candidates should possess relevant qualifications applicable to the position applied for
  • Applicants should be within the ages of 18 and 50 years.


  • Salaries would be based on the approved Consolidated Medical Salary Structure (CONMESS), Consolidated Health Salary Structure (CONHESS) and Consolidated Public Salary Structure (CONPSS) as applicabie in the Rivers State Civil Service.

Application Closing Date
20th November, 2020.

Method of Application(New Application Method via online)

The Rivers State Government has suspended the manual submission of applications for the 5,000 jobs into the state civil service, after criticisms by applicants and stakeholders

The Permanent Secretary, Civil Service Commission, Kiikpoye Philip said in a statement that the suspension is due to non-compliance with COVID-19 protocols and the rising number of applicants which could result in a stampede

He said the applications will now be received online from 12noon today (12th November, 2020) through the portal,

He added that those who have submitted the hard copies at the state secretariat are also to apply online. The Permanent secretary also released a timetable for online submission. According to the schedule; below is the days of submission based non local government area:

Today 12th November, 2020 is for Ahoada West, Oyigbo and Ogu/Bolo

Tomorrow is for Khana and Emohua.

Saturday is for Gokana, Asari-Toru and Bonny.

Monday next week is for Obio/Akpor.

Tuesday next week is for Eleme, Akuku-Toru and Ogba-Egbema- Ndoni.

Wednesday next week will be the turn of Opobo/Nkoro, Degema and Ikwerre.

Applicants from Port Harcourt and Andoni will submit on Thursday next week.

While Friday next week is for Abua/Odual, Okrika and Omuma.

Saturday next week is for Ahoada East, Etche and Tai.

Monday November 23th is for none indigenes.

From Tuesday November 24th to December 11 is for those who could not apply online within their scheduled dates. The employment opportunity has now been expanded to include those seeking to be teachers, tourism and cultural officers, sculptors, graphic artists, computer scientists and statisticians.

Old Method Of Application(Disregard this method of application)
Interested and qualified candidates should submit hand written Applications and Details of Curriculum Vitae and Photocopies of the following:

  • First School Leaving Certificate
  • West African School Certificate or Equivalent
  • University Degree and other Professional Certificates/Evidence of current Professional Licence, if applicable
  • National Youth Service Corps (NYSC) Discharge or Exemption certificate
  • Local Government Identification
  • Birth Certificate or Affidavit of Age Declaration

All Applications (except for positions in 55 to 60) should be addressed and sent to:
The Permanent Secretary,
Rivers State Civil Service Commission,
State Secretariat Complex,
Port Harcourt – Rivers State.

Candidates for the positions on 55 – 60 should submit their Applications to the Ministries, Departments and Agencies (MDAs) of their choice.

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