Wednesday , April 17 2024

Fire Department Jobs – Firefighter Trainee

Website FireRescue1

Job Description:

As a Firefighter, you will perform firefighting activities in training, including combating and extinguishing fires, rescuing persons, and salvaging property in emergency situations, training with and maintaining equipment, assisting in fire prevention activities, and controlling and containing hazardous substances.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Firefighters also advise and solicit cooperation of property owners and inhabitants to rectify hazardous conditions. You will also participate in fire drills in hospitals, schools, and other high-risk structures.
  • Firefighters prepare and respond to fire alarms in a company and performing tasks such as lay out and connect hoses, raise, and climb ladders, and direct the suppressants to extinguish fires.
  • Firefighters also carry out firefighting activities using tools and methods in a prescribed manner.
  • Firefighters perform emergency lifesaving activities, salvage, and preserve property to minimize fire loss; and perform clean-up activities after fire suppression.
  • Firefighters train and study with fire tools and equipment to develop and maintain competency and proficiency in fire suppression and prevention procedures and techniques, lifesaving techniques.
  • Firefighters become familiar with developments in incombustible and fire hazards and conduct studies to learn locations of city streets and addresses, hydrants, standpipes, and physical features of property within a district.
  • Firefighters assist in the inspection of commercial and residential properties for fire hazards.

Job Requirements:

  • Must possess and maintain a valid state driver’s license and an acceptable driving history and the ability to work various shifts.
  • Must be at least 18 years of age
  • Must complete 240 hours of basic training within the first six months of employment

Qualification & Experience:

  • Must have a High School Diploma (or copy of HS transcripts) or GED

Job Details:

Company: FireRescue1

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Petersburg, VA, US

Application Deadline: N/A

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