BFP opens 2,000 firefighter slots for year 2018

MANILA May 19 (PIA) — Want to be a professional firefighter?

The Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP) officially opens its regular recruitment for Fire Officer 1 (FO1) nationwide for Calendar Year 2018. This time, the BFP will be recruiting at least 2,000.

Applicants must possess the following qualification standards: Qualification Standards: must be a Filipino Citizen; male or female; twenty-one (21) years of age, but not more than thirty (30) years of age; at least 1.62 meter or 5’4″ in height for MALE and 1.57 meters or 5’2″ for FEMALE; a Graduate of any 4-year course in College or a Bachelor’s Degree Holder from a recognized institute of learning; must have a License from the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC Board Passer) pursuant to Republic Act 1080 “OR” a Civil Service Commission Eligible (CSC Exam Passer, e.g. CS-Professional, FOE or P.D. 907); Physically and mentally fit; weigh not more or less than 5 kilograms from the standard weight corresponding to his/her height, age and sex; must have passed the neuro-psychiatric evaluation/examination, medical examination and drug test for the purpose of determining his/her physical and mental health; have a good moral character; must not have been dishonorably discharged or dismissed from a military or civilian positions in the government; and must not have been convicted by final judgement involving moral turpitude.

Interested applicants are advised to personally submit the following requirements at their respective BFP Regional Offices starting June 04, 2018 until July 06, 2018: Application Letter, addressed to the respective Regional Directors; Handwritten Personal Data Sheet (CSC Form 212, Revised 2017); Certificate of Eligibility, duly authenticated by the issuing agency (PRC/CSC); Transcript of Records and College Diploma, duly authenticatef by the issuing schools; Birth Certificate issued by NSO/PSA; Marriage Certificate for married applicant and Certificate of No Marraige (CENOMAR) for single applicant issued by NSO/PSA;

They must also submit the following Clearances: Barangay; Mayor; Municipal Trial Court; Regional Trial Court; Prosecutor; Police; and NBI.

They must also submit NCIII TESDA Certificate for Driving with Professional Driver’s License (if there’s any); and Certificate of Waiver granted by the Chief BFP (if applicable).

Successful candidates will be appointed to the rank of FO1 as a uniformed personnel of the BFP and will receive a monthly basic salary of P29,668, and a gross monthly income of P37,448 including the monthly salary and allowances.

The oath taking ceremonies will be held on October 01, 2018. (Jerome Carlo Paunan/PIA-NCR)