Firefighter Job Description

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Firefighter Job Description


Job Title: Firefighter


Job Type: Full-time


Location: [Insert location]


Salary: [Insert salary range]


Job Summary:


We are seeking a highly motivated and skilled firefighter to join our team. The successful candidate will be responsible for responding to emergency calls, providing life-saving services, and ensuring public safety. The ideal candidate should be physically fit, emotionally stable, and able to work in a fast-paced environment.




• Respond to emergency calls and provide fire suppression, rescue, and first aid services.

• Perform firefighting duties, such as controlling and extinguishing fires using appropriate tools and techniques.

• Maintain fire equipment and ensure it is in proper working order.

• Conduct inspections of buildings and facilities to ensure compliance with fire safety codes.

• Provide education and training on fire safety and prevention to the public and other organizations.

• Conduct fire investigations to determine the cause and origin of fires.

• Participate in drills and training exercises to maintain readiness for emergencies.

• Maintain accurate records and reports on incidents and activities.




• High school diploma or equivalent.

• Completion of a fire academy training program.

• Valid driver's license with a good driving record.

• Ability to pass a background check and drug test.

• Ability to work in a physically demanding and hazardous environment.

• Ability to work well in a team environment.

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

• Ability to work flexible hours and be on-call as needed.


Preferred Qualifications:


• Associate's or Bachelor's degree in Fire Science or a related field.

• Prior experience as a firefighter or in a related field.

• Certification as a Firefighter II.

• Certification as an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT).

• Experience with fire investigation and prevention.

• Strong problem-solving and decision-making skills.


Physical Requirements:


• Must be able to pass a physical exam.

• Must be able to lift heavy objects, climb ladders, and work at heights.

• Must be able to work in extreme temperatures and adverse weather conditions.

• Must be able to wear personal protective equipment (PPE) for extended periods of time.


Company Benefits:


• Medical, dental, and vision insurance.

• Retirement savings plan.

• Paid time off.

• Training and professional development opportunities.

• Opportunities for advancement.