Firefighter

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Respond to fire alarms and calls for assistance. Rescue victims from burning buildings and accident sites including hazardous waste spills. Give first aid. Inform and educate the public on fire prevention. May be a volunteer worker in rural areas.

Outlook

Good

Wage

Low: $16.50
Median: $33.17
High: $44.43

Training

  • On the job training.

Places of Employment

Local governments, airports, railways.

Regulated

No

Hours

Irregular hours, shift work