Qualification Standards for Fire Officer 1 (FO1) | 2019 Regular Quota

[New UPDATE as of March 21, 2019] Go to this link: Nationwide BFP Hiring 2019: Regular Quota for Fire Officer I (FO1).

If you are planning to apply for the Fire Officer 1 (FO1) positions in the Bureau of Fire Protection, please read the following qualification standards. Qualified applicants are encouraged to submit their applications to the Office of Recruitment and Selection Section, BFP-NHQ until February 8, 2019.

What are the qualification standards for Fire Officer 1 (FO1)?

  • Open to all male and female Filipino citizen not less that twenty-one (21) nor more than thirty (30) years of age;
  • Must be at least 1.62 meter or 5’4″ in height for male and 1.57 meters or 5’2″ for female;
  • Must weigh not more or less than 5 kilograms from the standard weight corresponding to his/her height, age and sex;
  • Must possess a baccalaureate degree from a recognized institute of learning;
  • Must have Civil Service Commission (CSC) 2nd level, RA 1080 or PD 907 Eligibility;
  • 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.

Forms: Recruitment | Hiring | Promotion

1. Recruitment and Selection Section Directory download
2. Requirements for Fire Officer 1 (FO1) download
3. Requirements for Non-Uniformed Personnel (NUP) Entry download
4. Requirements for Non-Uniformed Personnel (NUP) Promotion download
5. Requirements for Lateral Entry download
6. Requirements for Certificate of Waiverdownload
7. Age Waiver Certificates
a. Certificate of Age Waiver (Republic Act No. 9263 – Tribal Membership) download
b. Certificate of Age Waiver (Republic Act No. 9592 – Skills) download
8. Height Waiver Certificate
a. Certificate of Height Waiver (Republic Act No. 9263 – Tribal Membership) download
b. Certificate of Height Waiver (Republic Act No. 9592 – Skills) download
9. Height and Age Waiver Certificates
a.Certificate of Height and Age Waiver (Republic Act No. 9263 – Tribal Membership) download
b.Certificate of Height and Age Waiver (Republic Act No. 9592 – Skills) download
10. Initial Evaluation Form download
11. Physical Agility Test Form download
12. Physical Agility Test Waiver Form download
13. Panel Interview Criteria download
14. Panel Interview for FO1 download
15. Panel Interview for Lateral Entry download
16. Panel Interview NUP download
17. RSS Computer Data Sheet download

2019 BFP Hiring | Memorandum

Fire Officer 1 Salary and Other Benefits

According to the Modified Base Pay Schedule of Military and Uniformed Personnel (MUP), the basic pay of P29,668 has been implemented since January 1, 2019. The Hazard Pay of all MUP shall be fixed at five hundred forty pesos (P540) per month.

For inquiries and other details, please visit or call:

Tel: (02) 426-0219/ 426-0246/ LOCAL 203
Email: [email protected]
Recruitment Selection Section (RSS),
Human Resource Management Division(HRMD),
Directorate for Human Resource Development (DHRD),
2nd Floor, Bureau of Fire Protection-National Headquarters (BFP-NHQ),
Agham Road, Brgy Bagong Pag-asa, Quezon City

Source: BFP Official FB Page


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  1. May choice po ba sa place of assignment pag naging full pledge FO1 na po? baka po kasi madestino ng permanente sa ibang lugar kesa sa hometown. thank you po.

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