BFP, or the Bureau of Fire Protection, is the agency responsible for providing fire protection and prevention services in the Philippines. It was established in 1991 as part of the Department of the Interior and Local Government, and since then, it has been committed to ensuring the safety and well-being of the Filipino people.
One of the key objectives of the BFP is to prevent fires from occurring in the first place. To achieve this goal, the agency conducts regular inspections of buildings and facilities to ensure that they are equipped with the necessary fire safety equipment, such as fire alarms, sprinkler systems, and fire extinguishers. The BFP also provides education and training programs to the public on fire safety and prevention.
When fires do occur, the BFP is well-equipped to respond quickly and effectively. The agency has over 25,000 personnel, including firefighters, medical responders, and administrative staff, stationed throughout the country. These personnel are trained to handle a wide range of emergency situations, from rescuing people from burning buildings to providing first aid to those who have been injured.
In addition to its firefighting and prevention services, the BFP also plays a crucial role in disaster response. During natural disasters, such as typhoons and earthquakes, the BFP provides rescue and relief operations, as well as assistance in evacuation and recovery efforts.
Overall, the BFP is a vital organization that plays a crucial role in ensuring the safety and well-being of the Filipino people. Its commitment to fire safety and prevention, as well as its expertise in emergency response and disaster management, make it an invaluable asset to the country.
BFP Region 2 Recruitment
BFP Region 2 has recently announced that it is accepting applications for one hundred five (105) vacancies for Fire Officer 1 (FO1) Regular Recruitment CY 2023.
This announcement is significant as it indicates that BFP Region 2 is actively seeking to fill these positions in order to improve its firefighting force and enhance its ability to respond to emergencies and prevent fires from occurring in the Cagayan Valley Region.
As an entry-level position in the Bureau of Fire Protection (BFP), a Fire Officer 1 (FO1) in the Philippines can expect to receive a number of benefits and a competitive salary.
The basic salary of a FO1 in BFP is PHP 29,668 per month, which includes base pay, cost of living allowance, and other mandated allowances such as the PNP-RSBSA (PNP Retiree and Separated Benefits and Security Agency) contribution, and hazard pay.
Aside from the basic salary, FO1s are also entitled to receive additional benefits such as health and life insurance coverage, retirement benefits, and leave benefits. The agency provides medical, dental, and vision care benefits to its employees, along with various other health programs such as annual physical examinations and regular health seminars.
FO1s also have opportunities for career advancement and professional development, including in-service training programs, seminars, and workshops. This can allow them to gain new skills and knowledge, as well as to increase their salary as they progress in their career.
Furthermore, working as an FO1 in BFP also provides the opportunity to serve the community and make a positive impact in the lives of others. Firefighters play a vital role in ensuring the safety and well-being of the public by responding to emergencies, conducting fire safety inspections, and educating the public about fire safety and prevention.
- A citizen of the Republic of the Philippines;
- A person of good moral character;
- Must have passed the neuro-psychiatric evaluation, medical examination and drug test for the purpose of determining his/her physical and mental health;
- Must not have been dishonorably discharged or dismissed for cause from previous employment; and
- Must not have been convicted by final judgement of an offense or crime involving moral turpitude.
- Must be a Bachelor’s degree holder;
- Must possess a Second Level Eligibility;
- Must be at least 1.57 meters or 5’2″ in height for male and 1.52 meters or 5’0″ for female;
- Must weigh not more or less than five (5) kilograms from the standard weight corresponding to his/her height, age and sex;
- Must not be not less than twenty-one (21) nor more than thirty (30) years of age on the actual date of appointment, assumption of duty/oath of office.
- However, applicants who are 31-35 years old are advised to secure age waiver to qualify.
Relative to this, all interested and qualified applicants must personally submit to the HRMS, Admin Division One (1) set of application folder properly tabbed containing the following requirements and the color coding of folder per province for initial evaluation on 17 – 21 April 2023 from 0800H-1700H;
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- Application Letter addressed to CSUPT RIZALDE M CASTRO, Regional Director, indicating the position applied for;
- Duly notarized Handwritten/ Computerized Personal Data Sheet (CSC Form 212, revised 2017) which can be downloaded HERE. ;
- Print entries using Black Ballpen. Do not use sign pen.
- In affixing signature use BALLPEN.
- Passport size picture in FO1 Applicant Attire, white background with handwritten signature over printed name.
- Photocopy of authenticated Transcript of Records and College Diploma (authenticated by the school registrar);
- Photocopy of authenticated Second Level Eligibility:
- If from PRC – Certificate of Board Rating & Unexpired License
- If from MARINA – Certificate of Board Rating, Certification from MARINA & Unexpired License
- If from CSC – Certificate of Eligibility
- Photocopy of Certificate of Live Birth issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA);
- Photocopy of Certificate of Marriage issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), for married applicants;
- Barangay Clearance
- Mayor’s Clearance
- Municipal Trial Court Clearance
- Regional Trial Court Clearance
- National Police Clearance
- NBI Clearance
- Photocopy of PhilHealth Membership Card or MDR;
- Photocopy of Pag-IBIG Membership Card or MDF;
- Photocopy of BIR TIN Card, BIR TIN verification slip, BIR Form 1902 or any BIR document/s bearing the applicant’s Tax Identification Number (TIN);
- Photocopy of Authenticated Service Record and Attested Appointment (for previous government employee);
- Photocopy of Certificate of Non-Pending Case or Company/ Agency Clearance (from previous employer either private or government); and
- Photocopy of Certificate of waiver issued by the BFP National Headquarters (for applicants with age and/or height deficiency/ies).
- Note: Applicants with waiver shall attach the Certificate of Waiver to their application letter to justify their deficiency/ies, absence of the same shall mean outright disqualification
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- ECG result with reading from the cardiologist or internist; and
- Serum pregnancy test result for female applicants
NOTE: Application Folder should be submitted completely and personally. Incomplete documents will not be entertained and application folder submitted beyond the date of Evaluation will not be accepted.
How to Apply
QUALIFIED APPLICANTS are advised to hand in or send through courier/email their application to:
CINSP MARJORIE JENNA A AGGABAO-RESURRECCION Chief, Administrative Division NO. 7 Dalan na Paccorofun Corner Pavvurulun Regional Government Center, Carig Sur , Tuguegarao City email@example.com
APPLICATIONS WITH INCOMPLETE DOCUMENTS SHALL NOT BE ENTERTAINED.
Jobseekers who are passionate about serving their community and making a positive impact in the lives of others are encouraged to consider joining the BFP Ilocos Region Family.
By applying for the FO1 Regular Recruitment CY 2023 in BFP Region 1, you can become part of a team that is dedicated to ensuring the safety and well-being of the Filipino people.
Together, we can make a difference and build a safer, stronger, and more resilient community.
Source: BFP Region 02 HRMS