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33-2011.02 - Forest Firefighters Bright Outlook

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33-2011.01 Municipal Firefighters   Bright Outlook Bright Outlook  
  • Create openings in buildings for ventilation or entrance, using axes, chisels, crowbars, electric saws, or core cutters.
  • Drive and operate fire fighting vehicles and equipment.
  • Position and climb ladders to gain access to upper levels of buildings, or to rescue individuals from burning structures.
  • Operate pumps connected to high-pressure hoses.
  • Spray foam onto runways, extinguish fires, and rescue aircraft crew and passengers in air-crash emergencies.
33-1021.02 Forest Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors
  • Serve as a working leader of an engine, hand, helicopter, or prescribed fire crew of three or more firefighters.
  • Operate wildland fire engines or hoselays.
  • Direct and supervise prescribed burn projects and prepare postburn reports, analyzing burn conditions and results.
  • Monitor fire suppression expenditures to ensure that they are necessary and reasonable.
  • Lead work crews in the maintenance of structures or access roads in forest areas.
33-2022.00 Forest Fire Inspectors and Prevention Specialists
  • Direct crews working on firelines during forest fires.
  • Administer regulations regarding sanitation, fire prevention, violation corrections, and related forest regulations.
  • Extinguish smaller fires with portable extinguishers, shovels, and axes.
  • Direct maintenance and repair of firefighting equipment, or requisition new equipment.
33-1021.01 Municipal Fire Fighting and Prevention Supervisors
  • Assign firefighters to jobs at strategic locations to facilitate rescue of persons and maximize application of extinguishing agents.
  • Direct firefighters in station maintenance duties, and participate in these duties.
  • Recommend personnel actions related to disciplinary procedures, performance, leaves of absence, and grievances.
  • Supervise and participate in the inspection of properties to ensure that they are in compliance with applicable fire codes, ordinances, laws, regulations, and standards.
33-2021.01 Fire Inspectors
  • Supervise staff, training them, planning their work, and evaluating their performance.
  • Develop and coordinate fire prevention programs, such as false alarm billing, fire inspection reporting, and hazardous materials management.

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