INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION 
Plot 436 Zambezi Crescent, Maitama District, Abuja 
 
 
 1. INTRODUCTION
The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for 
employment to the position of Registration Area Officers (RAOs) on Grade Levels 07 and 08 in the Local Government 
Areas (LGAs) across the Country and experienced Professionals on Grade Levels 09 - 14.
 
2. CATEGORIES 
I. Professionals/Experienced hires – Grade Levels 09 -14.
II. Administrative Officer II (Registration Area Officer) – Grade Level 08
III. Executive Officer (Registration Area Officer) – Grade Level 07
3. REQUISITE QUALIFICATIONS BY CATEGORIES 
i. PROFESSIONALS/ EXPERIENCED HIRES – GRADE LEVELS 09 – 14
 Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Social Sciences, the Sciences or Humanities, Masters 
 degree, Professional qualification chartered by legislation, NYSC Discharge or Exemption Certificate and
 post-qualification cognate experience is an added advantage.
ii. ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER II (REGISTRATION AREA OFFICER) – GRADE LEVEL 08
 Applicants must possess a Bachelor’s Degree or HND in Social Sciences, Sciences or Humanities, and NYSC 
 Discharge or Exemption Certificate.
 
iii. EXECUTIVE OFFICER (REGISTRATION AREA OFFICER) – GRADE LEVEL 07
 Applicants must possess:
 National Certificate in Education (NCE) or
 National Diploma with a minimum of 2 years post-qualification cognate experience.
4. GENERAL REQUIREMENTS
In addition, an applicant MUST: - 
 
i. Be a Nigerian Citizen;
ii. Present a Certificate of State of Origin Signed by the Chairman/ Secretary of his/her Local Government. A 
Certificate of endorsement by Liaison Officers is not acceptable;
iii. Be computer literate;
iv. Be Certified by Government Medical Officer to be physically and mentally fit for appointment in the 
Commission;
v. Not be above 35 years of age for the entry point and 45years of age for the experienced hire.
5. JOB DESCRIPTION (PROFESSIONALS/ EXPERIENCED HIRES)
 i. Work in designated Professional Departments of the Commission as may be assigned.
 
6. JOB DESCRIPTION (REGISTRATION AREA OFFICER)
i. General Data Management and maintenance of Polling Units records in respect of a given Registration Area;
ii. Compile and update Register/Records of voters in the Polling Units of the Registration Area;
iii. Issue Temporary/Permanent /Duplicate Voter Cards as approved by the Commission;
iv. Monitor Electoral Activities and other duties that may be assigned within the Registration Area.
 
7. METHOD OF APPLICATION
All applications are to be made online. Suitably qualified candidates should log on to the Independent National 
Electoral Commission (INEC) Portal www.inecrecruitment.com to complete the prescribed application form free of 
charge. Only shortlisted candidates will be invited for the next phase of the recruitment exercise. 
 
VACANCIES
SIGNED:
SECRETARY
INDEPENDENT NATIONAL ELECTORAL COMMISSION (INEC)