Municipal Firefighters


Control and extinguish municipal fires, protect life and property and conduct rescue efforts.
Also called: Fire Captain, Fire Engineer, Fire Fighter, Firefighter

Knowledge:

    Safety and Government
  • public safety and security
  • law and government
    Business
  • customer service
  • management
    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
  • listening to others, not interrupting, and asking good questions
    Social
  • changing what is done based on other people's actions
  • looking for ways to help people
    Problem Solving
  • noticing a problem and figuring out the best way to solve it

Abilites:

    Controlled Movement
  • use your arms and/or legs together while sitting, standing, or lying down
  • quickly decide if you should move your hand, foot, or other body part
    Endurance
  • exercise for a long time without getting out of breath
    Hand and Finger Use
  • keep your arm or hand steady
  • hold or move items with your hands
    Verbal
  • listen and understand what people say

Personality:

Description: People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
    They do well at jobs that need
  • Stress Tolerance
  • Dependability
  • Self Control
  • Attention to Detail
  • Integrity
  • Concern for Others

Technology:

    Data base user interface and query software
  • Affiliated Computer Services ACS FIREHOUSE
  • Microsoft Access
    Office suite software
  • Corel WordPerfect Office Suite
  • Microsoft Office
    Spreadsheet software
  • Microsoft Excel

Education:

    high school diploma/GED
    certificate after high school
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