Municipal Fire Fighting & Prevention Supervisors
Also called: Fire Chief, Fire Captain, Fire Lieutenant, Fire Battalion Chief
In the Air Force: Fire Protection Craftsman; Fire Protection Manager; Fire Protection Superintendent
What they do:Supervise fire fighters who control and extinguish municipal fires, protect life and property, and conduct rescue efforts.
On the job, you would:
- Assign firefighters to jobs at strategic locations to facilitate rescue of persons and maximize application of extinguishing agents.
- Provide emergency medical services as required, and perform light to heavy rescue functions at emergencies.
- Assess nature and extent of fire, condition of building, danger to adjacent buildings, and water supply status to determine crew or company requirements.
Safety and Government
Engineering and Technology
Education and Training
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include leading, making decisions, and business.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Data base user interface and query software
Helpdesk or call center software
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