Control and extinguish municipal fires, protect life and property and conduct rescue efforts.
* Stress Tolerance
* Self Control
* Attention to Detail
* Concern for Others
* Respond to fire alarms and other calls for assistance, such as automobile and industrial accidents.
* Dress with equipment such as fire-resistant clothing and breathing apparatus.
* Assess fires and situations and report conditions to superiors to receive instructions, using two-way radios.
Sample Job Titles
Apparatus Operator, Fire Alarm Operator, Fire Apparatus Engineer, Fire Captain, Fire Chief, Fire Chief's Aide, Fire Engineer, Fire Equipment Operator, Fire Fighter, Fire Hydrant Operator, Fire Medic, Fireboat Operator, Firefighter, Fireman, Ladder Operator, Ladderman, Marine Fire Fighter, Municipal Firefighter, Oil Fire Specialist, Plugman, Rescue Worker, Safety Officer, Tail Board Man, Tail Board Worker, Tiller Man, Tiller Worker, Volunteer Fire Fighter, Volunteer Firefighter.