Fire Fighter

Minimum Graduation in any field

Minimum experience of 2 to 5 years in the relevant filed

The tasks a Fire Fighter is expected to perform include:

Fighting fires as member of fire fighting force by using fire fighting equipment to extinguish fire

Rescuing people and property from fire and performing sentry duty

Visiting the scene of fire on motor vehicle equipped with fire fighting material, water pumps, etc. on receipt of fire information

Connecting and managing the hose to spray water or chemicals on fire

Using portable fire extinguisher in places not accessible with hose

Demolishing the parts of buildings or other structure, as necessary

Clearing the passage so as to prevent further spread of fire

Rescuing the trapped persons and administering artificial respiration to those overcome by heat or fire

Performing other services during emergencies or natural calamities such as flood, storm by rescuing people in danger

Manning the hoses to assist police to control rioters, extricating persons or animals from places not easily accessible, etc.

Skilled in using fire fighting equipment

Proficient in performing sentry duty

Knowledge of fire fighting material, water pumps, etc.

Proficient in using portable fire extinguisher

Skilled in demolishing parts of buildings in a bid to control fire

Proficient in administers artificial respiration

Skilled in ensuring that all the fire fighting equipment are in perfect working condition

Not applicable

Attention to detail


Quick decision making skills






Physically fit

It is a field job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is necessary

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Fire stations usually work for 7 days a week and 24 hours everyday. This may vary from fire station to fire station

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 heat stock, physical strain, intake of smoke and other gases that are released in burning , etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 17,000 to INR 58,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Public Administration in India

Public administration in India plays a very important role, not only as an instrument of governance but a mechanism for social change and progress in the country. It not only protect its citizens from internal and external damages, but take an active role in the social, political, economic and cultural development of the country.

A major part of public administration is the fact that the citizens are protected from internal and external damages and in this area fire stations play a major role. So, the demand for Fire Fighter is very much there for continuous and proper public administration in India.

Fire department

Private and government factories

Cities and towns across India