West Bengal Fire Operator Gross Salary

If you are planning a career in fire safety dept, then this article will be of interest to you. Fire safety  & emergency services dept of the WB  Govt provides critical life-saving service to the society. Apart from dousing the fire and rescuing people, the fire brigade trains the volunteers and organizes mock fire drills. It provides advises on fire safety compliance for high-risk industries.

For ensuring adequate fire safety, the Fire whether the building drawings and construction meets the specific code for fire safety,  before approving the design. Fire Brigade teams also rescue animals and other living beings during disasters.

They work during floods, earthquakes, gas leakages, oil spill, drowning cases as well as accidents, explosions, terror attacks, wars and create awareness for fire safety.

West Bengal Fire Operator Salary

Post NameWB Fire Operator
Pay BandPB-2
Pay Scale5400 – 25200
Grade Pay2600
Initial Basic Pay8000
Minimum Monthly Gross Salary20000 – 35000

The 7th pay commission not yet implemented for the West Bengal State Government Employees. So still they are being paid as per 2006 pay pattern.

The Initial basic pay of Fire Operator is 8000 per month. After adding the DA, HRA, PF and other allowances, the total salary for Fire Operator after the appointment will be around Rs 20000/- per month.

Fire Operator Job Profile

Fire operator is on call duty all the 24 hours and operates fast with full alertness. During the normal time, he conducts mock emergency drill and fire drill to verify alarm system and check alertness of people and systems for safety. He checks fire repellent,  sandbag,  water availability, staircase emergency escape routes.

He operates ladder trucks, large jumbo – tankers for water, motor pumps hose pipe, ambulance, breathing apparatus, concrete& steel cutters for rescue work.

How to be  Fire operator in West Bengal

WB Public Service Commission invites online applications for the Fire Operator Through WBPSC.


Age between 18 to 27 years, (relaxation as per rules)

Qualification: pass in the Madhyamik examination, and able to speak, write and read Bengali ( not applicable if mother tongue is Nepali)

Height and waist (167.3 centimeters, 81.3 centimeters expanded 86.3 centimeters).


One year of experience in fire safety or a 2-year ITI certificate.

Selection will be done on the basis of :

  • written exam,
  • fitness ( endurance-Efficiency testing)
  • physical measurement standard
  • personality assessment

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