110 Vacancies for Fire Officer 1 at BFP Bicol Region, Apply Now

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About BFP

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 5 Recruitment

BFP Region 5 has recently announced that it is accepting applications for one hundred ten (110) vacancies for Fire Officer 1 (FO1) Regular Recruitment CY 2023.

This announcement is significant as it indicates that BFP Region 5 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 Bicol 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.

General Qualifications

  • 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.

Minimum Qualifications

  • Must be a Baccalaureate degree holder;
  • Must possess any of the following 2nd level eligibilities (PRC, MARINA, CSC Prof/ PD 907/ FOE);
  • 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.

Documentary Requirements

Interested and qualified applicants who wish to apply MUST FIRST register online via https://bit.ly/2023_BFPVrec before submitting their folders for evaluation. Rest assured that all data submitted by the applicants will be dealt with utmost confidentiality to protect their privacy.

Applicants shall personally submit their application folder (Long White folder with index tabbing and table of contents) containing the following at Legazpi City Fire Station, Brgy. Dap-dap, Legazpi City from Monday to Friday 8Am-5PM 11-21 April 2023, to with:

  • Application Letter stating their intent to apply to the position of Fire Officer 1 (FO1) and addressed to CSUPT RICARDO C PERDIGON, DSC, Regional Director, BFP Region 5;
  • Duly accomplished Computerized Personal Data Sheet (PDS) – (CSC Form 212 Revised 2017) with latest passport-size ID picture with handwritten name tag (signature over printed name); kindly print in black and use blue ink pen for affixing all signatures; leave the appointing authority blank and indicate date of signing from 31 March – 21 April 2023 only;
  • Work Experience Sheet (CS Form No. 212 attachment for applicants who filled in page 2 PDS work experience portion);
  • Authenticated copy of Service Record (for former government employees);
  • Authenticated copy of Latest Performance Evaluation (for former government employees);
  • 3 copies of Transcript of Records and College Diploma (authenticated by the school registrar);
  • 3 copies of authenticated copy of Certificate of Eligibility from the Civil Service Commission (CSC)/ certificate of Board Rating, Passing and authenticated copy of unexpired PRC License (for RA 1080)/ Authenticated Certificate of Competency and MARINA ID (MARINA Board Exam for 4-year course);
  • 2 photocopies pf Philippine Health Insurance Corporation (PHIC) Member Data Record (MDR), Home Development Mutual Fund (Pag-IBIG) Member Data Form (MDF);
  • 2 photocopies of BIR TIN Card or 2 copies duly accomplished BIR form 1902, photocopy of PSA Birth Certificate and photocopy of 2 valid IDs (if without TIN);
  • 2 original copies of Certificate of Live Birth issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA);
  • 2 original copies of Certificate of Marriage issued by the Philippine Statistics Authority (PSA), for married applicants;
  • NBI Clearance (Original);
  • Photocopy of PhilHealth Membership Card or MDR;
  • Clear copy of unexpired Professional Driver’s License with 1, 2 and 3 Restrictions or its equivalent (if applicable);
  • Approved Certificate of Waiver (if applicable); and
  • Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking (if necessary).

Updated clearances to be submitted on a separate brown envelope with name, address and contact number indicated in front:

  • Barangay Clearance (Original)
  • Municipal Trial Court Clearance (Original)
  • Regional Trial Court Clearance (Original)
  • National Police Clearance (Original)
  • NBI Clearance (Photocopy)
  • Company/Agency Clearance, No Money and Property Accountability Clearance, Command Clearance, IAS Clearance, Certificate of Honorable Dismissal and the like (for applicants with previous employment, whichever is applicable)
  • Photocopy of Notarized Affidavit of Undertaking for clearances (if necessary).

Applicants are required to submit a recent ECG Result with official reading from a Cardiologist or Internist and Serum Pregnancy Test (for females) conducted in any Government Health facility or DOH-accredited private laboratories. Laboratory results must be submitted in a sealed envelope together with a certification from the issuing establishment that the ECG/Serum Pregnancy Test were indeed performed to the applicant. Those who failed the initial screening will not be able to proceed to the next stage of the hiring process.

In cases where an applicant cannot submit the following documents during the Initial Screening and Evaluation, they have execute a notarized affidavit of undertaking stating that they will submit said lacking documents on or before 12 May 2023 for clearances and 16 June 2023 for other documents. Failure to submit their lacking documents on the deadline shall mean their disqualification from the Recruitment Process.

How to Apply

QUALIFIED APPLICANTS are advised to hand in or send through courier/email their application to:

2/F ANST Bldg., Capt F Aquende Drive, Old Albay Legazpi City



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 Bicol Region Family.

By applying for the FO1 Regular Recruitment CY 2023 in BFP Region 5, 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.

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Source: BFP Regional Office 5 Administrative Division
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