Relationship between Job Stress and Job Satisfaction among Rescuers of Rescue 1122 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa


  • Alam Zeb Khattak Lecturer, Dept. of Education & Psychology, Kohat University of Science & Technology, Kohat
  • Muhammad Saif Ullah Qureshi PhD Scholar, International Islamic University Islamabad



Job stress, job satisfaction, Emergency Rescue Service, Operational Rescuers


The current study was conducted to find out the relationship of job stress and job satisfaction among operational emergency rescue service workers at district Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. 105 Emergency Medical Technicians and Fire Rescuers were selected as sample. They were selected through specified inclusion criteria by using purposive sampling technique from a pool of 200 rescuers. Subjective Job Stress Scale (Urdu) and Job Satisfaction Survey (Urdu) were used. Results showed that subjective job stress has a significant negative impact upon job satisfaction (B= -.13, p= 0.00). It reported a significant negative correlation between job stress and job satisfaction among operational rescuers of Emergency Rescue Service Rescue 1122 district Peshawar Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.


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How to Cite

Khattak, A. Z., & Qureshi, M. S. U. (2020). Relationship between Job Stress and Job Satisfaction among Rescuers of Rescue 1122 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Journal of Professional & Applied Psychology, 1(1), 3–9.