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Fire Officer 1 (FO1) Qualification, Req'ts, Salary and Benefits #BFP #2019

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) National Headquarters will announce soon the opening of its recruitment process for CY 2019 Regular Hiring and Selection for Fire Officer 1 (FO1) vacancies nationwide.

According to BFP website, here are the minimum requirements and qualification for FO1 aspirants:

Minimum Qualifications for FO1:

The position is open to any Filipino citizen of good moral character, and has no previous employment case nor must not been convicted by final judgment of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude with the following qualifications:

- Must be a baccalaureate course graduate with Civil Service eligibility or RA 1080, PD 9A7, Fire Officer 2, Fire Officer Exam, Police Officer took 1998 onwards

-Must not be less than 21 years old or more than 30 years on the date of actual appointment
- Should be physically and mentally fit

- Female applicants should be at least 5’2 in height and 5’4 for males. A waiver for height and age requirements shall be automatically granted to applicants belonging to cultural communities

- Holders of Professional Driver’s License with 2 and 3 restriction codes and National Certificate III in Driving issued by the Technical Education and Skills Development Authority (TESDA) will be prioritized to address the long-standing lack in actual strength of firetruck drivers vis-à-vis the actual number of BFP-owned fire trucks.

- No training and experience required

Applicants will also undergo psychiatric/psychological, drug and physical test for the purpose of determining his/her physical and mental health.

Documentary Requirements

For interested and qualified applicants, you may proceed to respective BFP Regional Offices for more details. Submission of Application Folder to the BFP Regional Offices nationwide will be announced soon. The folder shall contain the following:

a. Application Letter indicating the position and item applying for;
b. One (1) Handwritten Personal Data Sheet (PDS) using black ballpen only. No sign pen;
c. One (1) Photocopy of Authenticated Transcript of Records and College Diploma;
d. One (1) Photocopy of Authenticated Certificate of Eligibility (CSC/PRC);
e. One (1) Photocopy of Certificate of Live Birth issued by the National Statistics Office;
f. One (1) Photocopy of Certificate of Marriage issued by the National Statistics Office (for married female applicants);
g. One (1) Photocopy of NBI Clearance: and
h. Photocopy of Certificates of Training (if any)

Salary and Benefits

- Starting salary of  29,668 per month
- Security of tenure
- Longevity pay, personal economic relief, quarter, and clothing allowances.
- Daily hazard pay and food (subsistence) allowance
- Free advance training and seminars

Do you have what it takes to become a Fire Officer? Join BFP now and be a hero!