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Firefighters are first responders who protect others in dangerous situations, such as fires, vehicle accidents, and water rescues. Responsibilities highlighted on example resumes of Firefighters include participating in general firefighter duties, including responding to fires and emergencies of medical and automobile-related natures, as well as to smoke and carbon monoxide alarm-related situations. Those interested in becoming Firefighters must be at least 18 years old and have a high school diploma listed on their resumes. Applicants must also take the entrance fire exam, though some choose to attend college first to learn more about the career.

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Firefighter

Prevents fire damage by conducting surveys and inspections for hazards; enforcing codes

  • Prepares citizens to prevent fire damage by developing and conducting educational and training programs
  • Ensures availability of water at fire scene by testing hydrants; requesting and expediting repairs; verifying repair
  • Minimizes fire damage by responding to alarms; driving and operating equipment; regulating water pressure; combating and extinguishing fires; rescuing and reviving people
  • Ensures operation of equipment by completing preventative maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions; notifying supervisor of needed repairs; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Maintains operations by following policies and procedures; reporting needed changes
  • Provides information by completing reports
  • Maintains technical knowledge by attending educational workshops; studying publications; participating in scheduled drills
  • Maintains fire station building, grounds, and related equipment by completing maintenance schedules
  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed
Candidate Info
23
years in
workforce
15
years
at this job
32

Firefighter/ Paramedic

Monitor and maintain the fire station, vehicles, equipment, and landscape

  • Respond to Emergency situations; like house fires, auto accidents, injuries, and illness calls.
  • Extinguish fires, extricate people trapped in auto accidents. treat and transport the sick and injured.
  • Stay in compliance with the state requirements of 54 hours of firefighting training, 30 hours of inspector training, and 86 hours of paramedic training; for every 3 years of service.
  • Additional training as needed on a company level, fire station level and city wide level to stay proficient at my job.
  • Maintained all types of turf on the golf course.
  • Duties included spraying pesticides, herbicides, and fungicides.
  • Planted and transplanted and maintained trees.
  • Implemented and maintained watering and drainage systems.
Candidate Info
28
years in
workforce
28
years
at this job
BA
Biology
Photography
33

Station Lieutenant/firefighter

Provides fire suppression, rescue and emergency medical services for the city

  • Acts as a first responder to all types of emergency situations
  • Responds to all rescue calls; Prepares various reports and other documents
  • Ensures that equipment is fully prepared and functional at all times
  • Participates in pre-fire planning, fire prevention inspections, fire prevention and fire safety education
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
6
years
at this job
HS
Medical Assistant
34

Firefighter/emt-i

Driver operator/Responder, Operate fire apparatus pumps and monitor pressure

  • Coordinate and direct efforts on emergency scenes of various types
  • Respond to emergencies perform duties accordingly
  • Perform daily tasks and apparatus inspections required to ensure equipment is ready and available
  • Input NFIRS Fire and Emergency reports
Candidate Info
12
years in
workforce
4
years
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
35

Firefighter/paramedic

Crew member for fire suppression operations in a wide range of environments

  • Provide prehospital emergency medical care and transport to medical facilities
  • Recognition and control of emergency hazardous material situations
  • Responsible for fire apparatus, equipment and station maintenance
  • Participate and instruct in various community outreach and education events
Candidate Info
8
years in
workforce
3
months
at this job
36

Firefighter/emt

Fights fires and/or responds to incidents requiring emergency medical services

  • Responds to fire alarms with a designated fire company working on the scene at fire emergencies
  • Exerts extensive physical activity climbing raised ladders to extended heights and using firefighting and emergency rescue tools and equipment forcibly entering burning structures through smoke filled
  • Responds to emergency incidents using systematic search and evacuation procedures and location and excavation devices to safely locate and evacuate victims
  • Neutralizes and contains hazardous agents and evacuates areas and persons at risk
  • Provides basic life support emergency medical services to injured or ill persons at fire scenes and at emergency or disaster incidents
  • Receives and transmits fire alarms at fire stations, maintains fire equipment apparatus, and cleans and maintains station house premises
Candidate Info
17
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
37

Paid Call Firefighter

Respond to fire calls and emergency incidents in accordance with department standards

  • Attend department meetings, schools, and training courses in accordance with department standards
  • Follow proper departmental chain of command
  • Use and apply extrication equipment
  • Drive, operate, and pump department apparatus
  • Assist in activities pertaining to the fire station duties, cleanup, and maintenance as ordered by the Fire Chief or other ranking officer
  • Be knowledgeable in the areas of fire inspections, fire prevention, and building construction
  • Perform duties and activities required by city codes and ordinances, state statutes, department policies and guidelines and as directed by the Chief or other officer of the department
  • Promote good public relations and participate in public speaking and related activities as directed
Candidate Info
11
years in
workforce
2
years
at this job
AS
Fire Technology
38

Firefighter (volunteer)

Assisted in extinguishing hazardous fires that threaten property and civilian

  • Promptly responds to emergence calls using safe and efficient procedures
  • Direct civilian onlookers and effected traffic to a safe distance away from the incident
  • Participated in a fundraiser to ensure the growth of the fire department
Candidate Info
5
years in
workforce
1
year
at this job
HS
High School Diploma
Business
39

Firefighter

Current Acting Crew Chief

  • Maintain training and certifications
  • Oversee new recruits and their duties
  • Conduct fire prevention classes for base personnel
  • Respond to medical, structural, and aircraft emergencies
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
3
years
at this job
40

Firefighter/emt

Respond to fire alarm systems and emergency calls.

  • Administer medical aid and CPR to victims before ambulances have arrived.
  • Assist in major traffic accidents, particularly when flammable or toxic materials are spilled.
  • Operate a fire truck, hose, ladder, & fire hydrant.
  • Clean, maintain, and repair fire stations & equipment.
Candidate Info
7
years in
workforce
10
months
at this job
AS
Technology & Emergency Management

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