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This firefighter sample job description can assist in your creating a job application that will attract job candidates who are qualified for the job. Feel free to revise this job description to meet your specific job duties and job requirements.

Description: Firefighter

Firefighter Job Purpose:
Protects citizens by extinguishing fires; executing rescues.

Firefighter Job Duties:

  • 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 preventive 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.

Skills/Qualifications: Lifting, Physical Fitness, Decision Making, Handles Pressure, Deals with Uncertainty, Judgment, Objectivity, Dependability, Emotional Control, Integrity, Safety Management

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