The occupation code you requested, 33-2011.02 (Forest Firefighters), is no longer in use. In the future, please use 33-2011.00 (Firefighters) instead.
Control and extinguish fires or respond to emergency situations where life, property, or the environment is at risk. Duties may include fire prevention, emergency medical service, hazardous material response, search and rescue, and disaster assistance.
Sample of reported job titles:
Fire Engineer, Fire Equipment Operator, Fire Fighter, Fire Management Specialist, Fire Technician (Fire Tech), Firefighter, Forest Fire Suppression Specialist, Forestry Fire Technician (Forestry Fire Tech), Hot Shot, Wildland Firefighter
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Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics 2021 wage data
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