Recruitment for the post of Junior Assistant (Fire Service)


ADVT. NO.1/2006, DATED 29/05/2006

Applications are invited from the candidates who have registered their names in any one of the Employment Exchanges located in Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala and Tamilnadu and Union Territory of Lakshadweep and Pondicherry for the post of Junior Assistant (Fire Service) at various domestic airports in the above states in Southern Region in the pay scale of Rs.5500-140-7180-160-10060 plus allowances. Total number of posts likely to be filled is 59 and the reservations are SC – 3, ST – 9 and UR – 47. The eligibility criteria for the post are as follows :-


1)Age                        :         18 to 30 years as on 1.7.2006

Relaxable for SC/ST/OBC/Ex-servicemen as per Govt. rules.

2)Educational              :        i) Should have passed 10 + 2 or equivalent qualification        

Qualification                            from recognized University/Board.

                                            ii) Should possess valid heavy duty vehicle driving  


Desirable   :                           Experience in fire fighting and rescue operations                                       

3)Physical fitness         :         Physique : Good

*Min. height – 167 cms.

*Min. weight – 55 Kgs.

Chest : Normal before expansion – 81 cms.

             Min. expansion             – 5 cms.

*Relaxation of 3 cms in height and chest measurement and proportionate relaxation in weight will be allowed to hilly area candidates on production of bonafide certificates. However, minimum chest expansion must be 5 cms. No other relaxation will  be allowed to any other category.


Distant vision – 6/6 with each eye without glasses

Near vision – N-5 with each eye without glasses

(Visual evaluation is for each eye individually)

Color vision – Should be normal as determined by Ischihara’s charts

Night blindness – Absent

Field of vision – Each eye should have full field of vision as determined by confrontation test

Hearing – Normal

Speech – Normal

Refractive error – No refractive error is acceptable

Disqualification – Knocking knees, bow legs, degree of squint, flat footed, physical deformity, suffering from chronic disease, any major operation by virtue of which his physical fitness to work in Fire Service has been impaired will be considered as disqualification

 4)Selection process     :            Recruitment will be done through physical measurements, written test, driving test, physical endurance test and interview

 5)Training                    :     Officials of Fire Department will impart training. During training period, candidates will be given training of CFTs. The candidates who do not qualify the CFT test will not be appointed.

 Candidates fulfilling the above conditions may submit their application in the following format addressed to the Regional Executive Director, Airports Authority of India, Southern Region, Chennai Airport, Chennai – 600 027 alongwith a Demand Draft for Rs.100/- (Rupees one hundred only) (Non-refundable) drawn in favour of the Airports Authority of India payable at Chennai so as to reach not later than 30.06.2006, 5 PM. SC / ST candidates are exempted from payment of fee. 


 1) Name of the candidate 2) Father’s Name 3) Date of Birth and age 4) Qualification             5) Address for communication 6) Permanent address 7) Whether SC / ST / OBC / Ex-serviceman 8) HMV licence particulars 9) Demand Draft No. and date 10) Name of the Employment Exchange with Registration number and date 11) Signature.

 The application should accompany the following documents :

 (1) Demand Draft for Rs.100/- as explained above (2) Photo copy of certificates regarding educational qualification / date of birth (3) Photo copy of HMV licence (4) Xerox copy of certificates for proof of SC / ST / OBC in the prescribed format (5) Photo copy of Employment Exchange Registration slip (6) 2 copies of recent passport size photographs (One pasted on application duly signed on the front and the other stapled to the application signed at the backside).

 The applications received after the due date will not be entertained.