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
Attention to detail
Quick decision making skills
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
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.
Private and government factories
Cities and towns across India