Kerala PSC has invited applications from eligible candidates towards Station Officer posts in Fire and Rescue Services, Category Number 93/ 2020. Candidates below 31 years with a graduation in any stream can now apply towards the Kerala PSC Fire Force Station Officer (Trainee) posts through their PSC profile. PSC application window will be open till October 21, 2020.
Kerala PSC Fire Force Station Officer 2020
Kerala PSC has invited applications by ‘One Time Registration’ from qualified candidates for the Station Officer (Trainee) post. Differently abled and female candidates are not eligible to apply for this post, only Male graduates are eligible for this post. PSC has yet to declare the number of vacant positions. The previous recruitment for these same posts was in 2017. Selected candidates will be appointed in the pay scale of Rs. 30,700 – 65,400 in Kerala Fire and Rescue services.
Candidates appointed by direct recruitment to the post of Station Officer in Fire and Rescue services shall execute a bond binding himself to serve in the department for a period of 7 years and shall pay to Government a sum of Rs. 8000/– in case he fails to serve in the department for the said period.
Fire Force Officer Eligibility Criteria
- Education Qualification: Graduation in Science from any UGC recognized University preferably in
Chemistry. Candidates should have a good record in Sports and Games (Preferential).
- Age Limit: Candidates age shall be between 21 years and 29 years. Candidates born between
1989 January 02 and 2000 January 01 (both dates included) only eligible to apply for this post. Other Backward Communities and SC/ ST candidates are eligible for usual age relaxation. The Clerks of the Fire and Rescue Department the upper age limit for appointment as Station Officer by direct recruitment
shall be 39 years. Other conditions regarding age relaxations are not applicable for this post.
- Visual Standard
|Vision||Right Eye||Left Eye|
|Distant Vision||6/6 Snellen||6/6 Snellen|
|Near Vision||0.5 Snellen||0.5 Snellen|
Candidates should not have Colour blindness, squint or any morbid conditions of the eye or lids of either eye. Both eyes must have a full field of vision.
- Physical Measurements
The Candidates must possess the following minimum physical standard:
|General Candidates SC/ ST Candidates|
|Height: without footwear||165 cms||160 cms|
|Weight||50 Kg||48 Kg|
|Chest Measurement (Normal)||81 cms||76 cms|
|Chest Expansion||5 cms||5 cms|
- Physical Efficiency Test
Candidates must qualify in at least 5 out of 8 items in the physical efficiency test showing the minimum standards of efficiency as noted below.
|SL No.||Item||Minimum Standards of Efficiency|
|1||100 Metres Run||14 Seconds|
|2||High Jump||132.20 cm (4’6”)|
|3||Long Jump||457.20 cm (15’)|
|4||Putting the Shot (7264 gms)||609.60 cm (20’)|
|5||Throwing the Cricket Ball||6096 cm (200’)|
|6||Rope Climbing(only with hands)||365.80 cm (12’)|
|7||Pull-ups or chinning||8 times|
|8||1500 Metres Run||5 minutes and 44 seconds|
Probation and Training
Candidates appointed to the post shall from the date on which he joins duty be on probation for a total period of two years on duty within a continuous period of three years. The trainee shall within the prescribed period of
probation, pass the following test if he has not already passed them namely:-
- The department test in the Kerala Fire Force Standing Orders and Practice.
- St.John’s Ambulance Examination in First Aid.
- Account Test (Lower).
Selected candidates have to undergo the training in the State Fire Service Training School/ National Fire Service College, Nagpur or any other recognized Fire Service Institution as directed from the department. The training period would be as of the institute where the candidates seek training. Candidates must pass in the examination in the subjects prescribed for the course. After completing this course, candidates have to undergo training for an actual period of six months on duty with a fully trained Assistant Divisional Officer/ Station Officer
before independent posting to the station.
Kerala PSC Fire Force Station Trainee 2020 Application
Interested candidates can apply towards the Fire Force Trainee posts through their “One Time Registration” profile. Click Here
Last Date for Application: October 21, 2020
PSC Fire Force Station Officer Notification 2020
Click here to download the free pdf of the Kerala PSC Fire Force Station Officer (Trainee) 2020 recruitment notification.
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