January 30, 2023

The Edo State Civil Service Commission is vested with the responsibilities of treating matters concerning the State Civil Service with respect to Appointments, Promotions, Discipline, Confirmation of Appointments, Transfers, Retirements, Petitions and Other related matters.

The Edo State Government is carrying out a Civil Service Transformation and Enhancement Project as part of its Institutional Reform Agenda. The Project is designed to develop the Human and Organizational capabilities required to deliver efficient services to the people of Edo State, and to Make Edo Great Again.

The services of talented Graduates and Young Professionals are required to fill the below positions in the Service, support the implementation of the transformation and contribute to embedding the new ways of working.

Candidates who possess the required qualifications, experience and skills and would like to join us on this exciting and challenging Transformation Journey are invited to apply. Serving Civil Servants who are seeking a higher challenge are also invited to apply. The eligibility requirements and job specifications are as below:


  1. Engineer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  2. Principal Education Officer
  3. Medical Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  4. Agricultural Research Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  5. Geologist (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  6. Accountant / Auditor (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  7. State Counsel (Graduates and Young Professionals
  8. Quantity Surveyor (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  9. Administrative Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  10. Environmental Health Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  11. Architect (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  12. Higher Data Processing Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  13. Planning, Research and Statistics Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  14. Program Analyst (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  15. Laboratory Technician (Medical)
  16. Social Welfare Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals
  17. Education Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  18. Chief Education Officer
  19. Agricultural Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  20. Scientists / Laboratory Scientist (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  21. Medical Records Technician
  22. Forest Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  23. Cultural Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  24. Estate Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  25. Statistician (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  26. Principal State Counsel
  27. Tourism Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  28. Higher Executive Officer – Accounts / General Duties (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  29. Archivist (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  30. Assistant Estate Officer
  31. Lands Assistant
  32. Higher Superintendent (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  33. Principal Engineer
  34. Executive Officer – Accounts (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  35. Executive Officer – General Duties (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  36. Senior Fisheries Superintendent (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  37. Principal Accountant
  38. Town Planning Assistant
  39. Forest Overseer
  40. Forest Ranger
  41. Higher Technical Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  42. Forester
  43. Principal Environmental Health Officer
  44. Chief Geologist
  45. Assistant Forest Superintendent
  46. Higher Executive Officer – Archives (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  47. Higher Forest Superintendent
  48. Chief Community Development Assistant
  49. Principal Estate Officer
  50. Livestock Overseer
  51. Higher Works Superintendent (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  52. Assistant Livestock Superintendent
  53. Principal Architect
  54. Principal Information Officer
  55. Veterinary Laboratory Technologist
  56. Agricultural Superintendent
  57. Produce Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  58. Town Planning Officer
  59. Agricultural Field Overseer
  60. Veterinary Laboratory / Clinic Attendant
  61. Assistant Produce Superintendent
  62. Chief Agricultural Officer
  63. Community Development Officer (Graduates and Young Professionals)
  64. Principal Social Welfare Officer
  65. Assistant Craftsman (Electrical)
  66. Senior Veterinary Laboratory Assistant
  67. Chief Administrative Officer
  68. Principal / Chief Fisheries Officer
  69. Assistant Statistical Officer
  70. Technical Officer (Electrical, Civil, Mechanical)
  71. Principal Agricultural Research Officer
  72. Data Processing Officer
  73. Senior Accountant (Head, Non-Operated Ventures – EXP-C-05)
  74. Works Superintendent (Mechanical, Civil)
  75. Principal Quantity Surveyor
  76. Senior Accountant (Head, Non-Operated Ventures – EXP-C-06)
  77. Assistant Works Superintendent
  78. Assistant Chief Accountant (Head Performance Reporting)
  79. Principal Produce Officer
  80. Assistant Chief Accountant (Lead Banking & Cash Management)
  81. Assistant Chief Accountant (Head Financial Risk Management)
  82. Principal Forest Superintendent
  83. Assistant Director (Accounts / Audit) – Lead Policy Formulation & Planning
  84. Assistant Director (Accounts / Audit) – Lead Debt Management
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General Requirements:

  • Candidates must possess the minimum academic and professional requirements. A minimum of a second-class lower degree is required and additional relevant educational or professional qualifications may be an added advantage. Candidates must also have completed the mandatory NYSC program (where applicable) and be computer literate, with good interpersonal and leadership skills and work effectively in teams.
  • Successful candidates will undergo a period of Graduate development designed to enhance their knowledge, skills and other attributes to enable them function effectively in their respective roles. They will be employed in a Service that offers a robust, challenging, diverse working culture that values teamwork and leverages technology in delivering high-quality services to the people of Edo State.
  • Candidates applying for this job must not be more than 35 years of age by December 31, 2020.


Application Closing Date
4th January, 2021

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Instructions

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  • Multiple applications will not be tolerated and will attract automatic disqualification.
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  • Candidates may only apply for 1 position. Multiple applications will result in disqualification
  • EDSG does not require candidates to make any payments to any person or organization in respect to this recruitment exercise.
  • We are an equal opportunity employer and each candidate shall stand the same chance of gaining employment.
  • This recruitment campaign shall be free, fair and merit-driven.