Fire Officer

Fire Fighting Officer

Minimum 12th pass and Divisional Officer?s Course from the National Fire Service College or from CISF Fire Training Centre/Graduate/Associate Member of the Institute of Fire Engineers, India

Minimum 12 years of experience required

The tasks a Fire Officer is expected to perform include:

Directing firefighting and rescue operations

Training firefighting personnel

Maintaining firefighting appliances and equipment in operational condition

Studying fire report and address from Fireman on watch

Deciding nature of operation and proceeding on fire fighting vehicle to the scene of fire with required number of firefighting personnel and equipment

Assessing intensity of fire and rescue operations required and deploying men and equipment for its control

Cordoning off area and directing operations to extinguish fire with water or chemicals or use of portable fire extinguisher, as appropriate

Ordering demolition of any part of building and structures to prevent further spread of fire

Arranging and aiding rescue operations to rescue entrapped men, animals, property and to render first aid to injured

Investigating causes of fire and arson and submitting report, as required

Performing other services during emergencies or natural calamities where specialised equipment is useful such as rescuing people in danger of flood, storm, manning hoses to control rioters and extricating persons or animals from places not easily accessible

Skilled in assessing the conditions of the place of fire and acting accordingly

Skilled in guiding and motivating the firefighting team

Knowledge of all the firefighting equipment

Ability to keep the equipment ready all the time

Ability to seize the area and not letting any civilians go through

Skilled in investigating the cause of fire

Maintain a valid heavy vehicle driving license

Not applicable




Physically fit

Daring and brave

It is a field job

The candidate will supervise a team of Firefighters

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Flexible working hours

Minimum 8 hours of working required

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?

This job is considered mildly hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as exposure to extreme heat, respiratory problems, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 23,000 to INR 25,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Market Trend of Public Administration in India

Public administration is a system through which the government carries out its business of ruling and controlling effectively. This system has been created in order to maintain a civil society and to cater to the needs of the public. Any unelected public employee who deals directly with the general public can be said to be a public administrator. They perform a wide range of functions, including managing city budgets, developing policy and legislation, implementing policies, analysing data to determine and solve public needs, ensuring security, etc. Its functions come under the spheres of public wellbeing. Maintaining public administration is the first and foremost responsibility of any government.

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Fire department

Fire station/brigade

Private safety and security organisations

Cities and towns across India