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Desirable Skills or Knowledge
Desireable Skills for Incoming Firefighters
  • Knowledge of relevant fire department policies, city ordinances, and state statutes governing fire departments
  • Knowledge in principles of firefighting, rescue, and first aid
  • Knowledge and proficiency in the use of rescue and fire tools and equipment
  • Skill in the use of all equipment for fire, rescue, and medical operations.
  • Ability to quickly coordinate operations on a fire or rescue scene with due regard to surrounding hazards and circumstances
  • Maintain a high image in appearance and manners

Desirable Experience & Training
  • Basic training in the emergency medical field
  • Basic understanding of firefighting principles
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Able to respond to fire and rescue calls when in the area