Forest Fire Fighting & Prevention Supervisors


Supervise fire fighters who control and suppress fires in forests or vacant public land.
Also called: Engine Boss, Fire Captain, Fire Management Officer, Squad Boss

Knowledge:

    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
  • law and government
    Business
  • human resources (HR)
  • customer service
    Education and Training
  • teaching and course design
    Arts and Humanities
  • English language

Skills:

    Basic Skills
  • keeping track of how well people and/or groups are doing in order to make improvements
  • talking to others
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it
    People and Technology Systems
  • thinking about the pros and cons of different options and picking the best one
  • figuring out how a system should work and how changes in the future will affect it

Abilites:

    Verbal
  • communicate by speaking
  • listen and understand what people say
    Ideas and Logic
  • notice when problems happen
  • make general rules or come up with answers from lots of detailed information
    Attention
  • pay attention to something without being distracted
  • do two or more things at the same time
    Visual Understanding
  • quickly know what you are looking at

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Dependability
  • Leadership
  • Cooperation
  • Integrity
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Concern for Others

Technology:

    Analytical or scientific software
  • BehavePlus
  • FARSITE
    Data base user interface and query software
  • Fire incident reporting systems
  • Microsoft Access
    Office suite software
  • Corel WordPerfect Office Suite
  • Microsoft Office

Education:

Advertisements

    Leave a Reply

    Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

    Thank you for commenting. Please leave constructive comments, respect other people’s opinions, and stay on topic.